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Title: Patagonia Rising Director: Brian Lilla Over the past century more than 45,000 large dams have redefined river corridors around the globe, taking fresh rainwater deposited for hundreds of years into the oceans and re-directing it for human purposes of energy and commerce. “Patagonia Rising” takes as its area of inquiry the fight over one such controversial plan in Chile’s famed wilderness. A well-meaning but dry and pedantic documentary, the movie doesn’t do much to bring fire, passion or interest to this story outside of a demographic consisting of the most ardent environmentalists. Directed by Brian Lilla, the movie centers on a planned $7 billion project to build five dams  [ Read More ] »


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