What Lies Upstream – USA (2017)

What Lies Upstream - USA (2017)

Environmental Selection

What Lies Upstream – USA (2017)

Directed by:  Cullen Hoback

In this detective story, filmmaker Cullen Hoback investigates the largest chemical drinking water contamination in a generation. But something is rotten in state and federal regulatory agencies, and through years of persistent journalism, we learn the shocking truth about what’s really happening with drinking water in America. What Lies Upstream is a powerful document for the world at large on the perils of believing government organizations and corporations will take care of the human species. Cullen Hoback has discovered what the protesters of Standing Rock, the Flint activists and the unsung heros of many environmental groups. We all must join in the movement to protect water now and for generations to come.

Winner – Documentary Competition Award – Seattle International Film Festival

Nominated – Grand Jury Prize – Dallas International Film Festival

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