The Big Fix is amazing and inspiring documentary

On Earthday, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig sank creating the worst oil spill in history. According to the global media, the story ended when the well was capped – but that’s when the real story began. By exposing the root causes of the oil spill and what really happened after the news cameras left the Gulf states, filmmakers Josh and Rebecca Tickell uncover a vast network of corruption.

The New Orleans Times Picayune says THE BIG FIX is “a full-on, no-holds-barred bit of investigative journalism” into the dark secrets surrounding one of the largest manmade environmental catastrophes in American history.

THE BIG FIX is “a damning indictment” (Time Out New York) of a system of government and corporate collusion that puts the pursuit of profit over all other human and environmental needs. Through “smart, covert reporting that shames our news media” (The Village Voice) The Big Fix is “a mandatory-viewing critique of widespread government corruption” (LA Weekly).

The Big Fix is an enraged documentary film that exposes the crimes of big oil, especially BP, that has been accused of negligence and of taking short-cuts that resulted in the explosion of the deep water Horizon rig off the Louisiana coast in April 2010.

Eleven employees on the platform died and millions of barrels of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico over the following months, killing vast numbers of marine animals before a lot of of it washed ashore, where it wrought incalculable damage.The most serious of the documentaries assertions is that British Petroleum used tremendous amounts of Corexit, an oil dispersant whose toxic effects on the environment and on human health are as dangerous, or worse, than exposure to oil. Even when BP agreed to cease using Corexit, the film insists, it’s secretly continued to do so. The film presents ample, devastating proof that suggests that the air, also the water in Louisiana, has been contaminated. 



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