The Big Fix raises concerns over Obama administration's use of toxic chemical Corexit and Bp's leverage in the crisis
It's not every film that sets off on a mini-road trip with Peter Fonda, only to veer off into a night-vision goggle surveillance of a Bp facility.
But then, the events of last year's Bp oil disaster have so far been largely revisited in books, not documentaries. Until now, when a new documentary about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has its premiere at the New Orleans film festival.
The Bix Fix, by Josh and Rebecca Tickell, re-opens some of the most persistent questions about last year's oil spill. How Bp was able to exert so much control over the crisis as it unfolded? What were the long-term health consequences of using a toxic chemical, Corexit, to break up the oil and drive it underwater?
Rebecca Tickell herself had a serious »
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