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EarthxFilm Presents: THE COST OF SILENCE

October 25, 2020 , 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT

Streaming on Live 1

Sunday, October 25, 2020 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST (8:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST)

Duration: 86 min

Description: Secretly filmed over nine years, an oil-drilling insider uncovers a devastating public health disaster and the coordination between government and industry to silence the victims in the race to open the entire U.S. coast for offshore oil drilling. The Deepwater Horizon disaster of 2010 was the world’s worst offshore oil drilling accident in history. To make the oil go away, toxic chemicals called ‘dispersants’ were sprayed in unprecedented amounts. In the years after the disaster, the world has been led to believe that the ‘clean-up’ was a success, the dispersants were harmless, and life is back to normal. An oil field insider knew the official story was suspect and began to investigate. What he finds is a far different story. In its first public screening since Sundance 2020, this special pre-election EarthX event is a reminder of what’s at stake on November 3— and why every vote counts.

Director(s): Mark Manning

Mark Manning is an entrepreneur and award-winning documentary director of internationally acclaimed films, including The Road to Fallujah and The Cost of Silence. He is presently Founder and CEO of OURVOICE Inc., a media and technology company designed to create positive social change. He is also the Founder and President of ConceptionMedia Films, a feature documentary film, and issue campaign company. Mark is a former offshore oilfield diver and was a co-founder of an international relief agency specializing in humanitarian relief missions in combat zones. Additionally, he is the founder and director of the Clinton Global University Project Dialogues for Peace, an education and relationship-building initiative between university students in Iraq and the United States.

Producer(s): Mark Manning, Langdon Page, Reuben Aaronson

Executive Producer(s): Mark Manning, Jeff Sagansky

Editors: Langdon Page, Lauren Saffa
Year of Completion: 2020
Country of Production: United States of America

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Date:
October 25, 2020
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
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