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Tapped -- TAPPED examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil.


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Examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil. | Add synopsis »
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Sally Bethea ... Herself
Earl Blumenauer ... Himself
Amanda Brown ... Herself
Eugene Brown ... Himself
Robert Bullard ... Himself
Suzie Canales ... Herself
Ruth Caplan ... Herself
Howard Dearborn ... Himself
Joe Doss ... Himself
Emily Fletcher ... Herself
Shirley Franklin ... Herself
Wenonah Hauter ... Herself
Mike Herndon ... Himself
Jane Houlihan ... Herself
Melissa Jarrell ... Herself
Stephen King ... Himself
Dennis Kucinich ... Himself
Barbara Lippert ... Herself
Bridie McGreary ... Herself
Betty McLaughlin ... Herself
David Michaels ... Himself
Bobi Miller ... Herself
Jim Miller ... Himself
Charles Moore ... Himself
Merrigail Owen ... Herself
Wayne Owen ... Himself
Adrianna Quintero ... Herself
Lauren Robin ... Herself
Elizabeth Royte ... Herself
Frederick Vom Saal ... Himself
Dennis Sabourin ... Himself
Horace Smith ... Himself
Craig Stevens ... Himself
Cat Warren ... Herself
Iwilla Washington ... Herself
Ruben Washington ... Himself
Jim Wilfong ... Himself
Christopher Williams ... Himself

Directed by
Stephanie Soechtig 
Jason Lindsey (co-director)
Writing credits
Josh David (written by) &
Jason Lindsey (written by) &
Stephanie Soechtig (written by)

Produced by
Jessie Deeter .... co-producer
Christina Foundation .... associate producer
Sarah Gibson .... producer
Krystal Lord .... associate producer
Ellen Mai .... co-producer
Sarah Olson .... line producer
Stephanie Soechtig .... producer
Michael Walrath .... executive producer
Michelle Walrath .... executive producer
Original Music by
Jason Brandt 
Cinematography by
Adam Dubrowa 
Michael Millikan 
Film Editing by
Jason Lindsey 
Makeup Department
Jacqueline Shepherd .... makeup
Sound Department
Christopher Brown .... additional sound mixer
Brett Butler .... sound effects editor
Mike Fair .... additional sound mixer (as Mikel Fair)
John W. Frost .... supervising sound editor
Alex Herrera .... additional sound mixer
James A. Moore .... sound editor
Tana Rusitanonta .... production sound mixer
William Joseph Stephanacci .... additional sound mixer
Eric Stolz .... sound editor
Jay Ticer .... additional sound mixer
Phil Vo .... sound re-recording mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Sam Allen .... additional photography
Liz Arnold-Hood .... grip (day player)
Matthew J. D'Avella .... additional photography
Michael Dana .... additional footage
Adam Dubrowa .... additional photography
Ed Fabry .... additional photography
Jeremy M. Lange .... additional: photos
Annalise Littman .... additional footage
Bill MacDonald .... additional footage
Gary Mercer .... additional photography
Allen Rosen .... additional photography
Shelia Smith .... additional photography
Martha Spiess .... additional footage
Blaine Stevenson .... additional footage
Liza Wilfong .... additional: photos
Editorial Department
Kristina Allison .... head of post-production
Adam Condal .... additional editing
Adam Condor .... second assistant editor
Jonathan Liebert .... digital cinema mastering
Chris Potts .... assistant editor
Matthew Twomey .... assistant editor
Jason Yanuzzi .... on-line editor
Music Department
Mike Meeker .... music clearances
Other crew
Greg Deist .... production assistant
Luke Emery .... production assistant
Christina Foundation .... researcher
Richard Hankin .... creative consultant
Liz Hood .... production assistant
Ron Mitchell .... research consultant
Elijah Olson .... assistant to director
Stephanie Sapienza .... researcher
Josh Staman .... research assistant
Nadim Bahou .... special thanks
Larry Barber .... special thanks (as Larry Barber PhD)
Gene Bergoffen .... special thanks
Sally Bethea .... special thanks
Susana de Anda .... special thanks
Markus Erikson .... special thanks (as Dr. Markus Erikson)
Benjamin Grumbles .... special thanks
James Herberg .... special thanks
Terri James .... special thanks
Ken Kirk .... special thanks
Sharon Kniess .... special thanks
Mike Markus .... special thanks
Eunice Martinez .... special thanks
Roger Masters .... special thanks
Sergio Paolos .... special thanks
Adam Pardy .... special thanks
James Parrott .... special thanks
Mehul Patal .... special thanks
Ray Rogers .... special thanks
Scott Snyder .... special thanks
Rebecca Soechtig .... special thanks
Nancy Stoner .... special thanks
Alan Vajda .... special thanks (as Alan Vajda PhD)
Hannah Warren .... special thanks
Mae Wu .... special thanks

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Oooyyy! Propaganda to the 'nth degree., 13 October 2014
Author: teaparty_man from Michigan

Being in the bottled water industry, the misinformation spewed out by the people who made this propaganda piece is simply unbelievable and you have to suspend all logic to buy into the hysteria.

1.) bottled water IS regulated by "truth in labeling" laws; it must be what the label says it is. Spring water from a "certified spring", purified water must measure 10 parts per million or less of ANYTHING in the water, distilled, etc.

2.) they fail to mention why BPA is used in the bottles or in any plastic: to strengthen and keep the bottles from failing part. I've seen bottles over 20 years old, just as solid as the day made. So how can all this horrible chemical be "leaching" out of the container.

3.) the overwhelming majority of bottled water is consumed out of bottles that do not contain BPA, they are PETE bottles, no BPA involved.

4.) In another anti plastic movie, Plastic Paradise, the cute little Asian chick wants to demonstrate how horrible it is to drink out of plastic bottles, because of the horrific dangers of BPA. SOOOOO, she gets a blood test done to measure her currant BPA levels, THEN she handles a THERMAL STORE RECEIPT, then gets another blood test. Unh? What? Wait a minute. Why doesn't she drink out of a plastic bottle? Because the majority of BPA in people comes from other sources far more insidious than plastic water bottles. Another documentary goes further by locating people who have NEVER drank bottled water and yet they have elevated levels of BPA in their systems.

5.) The FDA (the GUVMINT) is trying to kill us by NOT banning BPA, the GUVMINT allows the chemical companies to kill us with pollution from oil and bottle making processes, but we are to trust the GUVMINT when they send tap water to your house? I mean they put CHLORINE in the stuff to KILL THINGS!! But THAT'S OK to drink because the GUVMINT says so? No thanks. I'll stick to drinking bottled water from reliable sources.

Ask yourself, where does Coke (Dasani) and Pepsi Aquafina) get the water for their soda? And how come it tastes consistently the same from coast to coast, given that over 700 different containment are found in tap water across the country? Do you really believe they would allow the nasty water say in LA spoil the taste of their magic formulas for their products? Reverse Osmosis is what they use amongst other processes, to make sure the water is a neutral as possible.

Just do you homework. In many areas there are water stores, that process city water through Reverse Osmosis filtration systems that remove virtually all contaminants from the water.

The GUVMINT and a lot of these "enviro-nazis" are in bed together more than you realize and do not want you to drink bottled water. Period.

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