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July 20th 2012:The Big Fix – the Untold Story of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

On Earth Day, 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. With help from executive producers, Tim Robbins, Peter Fonda, and Maggie Wachsberger, the film takes the audience into places no other camera crews dared go, and into the lives of everyday

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Josh Tickell

Josh Tickell is a keynote speaker, best selling author and film director who specializes in connecting with the Millennial Generation (those born between 1980-2000). Tickell grew up in Louisiana next to waterways polluted by petroleum refineries. In 1997 he captured national attention by driving a van powered by used French Fry oil, “The Veggie Van,” across the United States. By 1998 Tickell published his first book and was touring colleges giving talks to the first members The Millennial Generation. His journey culminated in 2008 with the release of his first feature film, FUEL.He is currently in post production on KISS THE GROUND, a film/book combo that illustrates how to reverse climate
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Rebecca Tickell

Rebecca (Harrell) Tickell dedicates herself to the advancement of women and the environment. She is the co-director and producer of the documentary “The Big Fix,” which features Peter Fonda and was an Official Selection of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. She has spent the last year documenting the impacts and root cause of the BP oil spill. While investigating the spill she became ill and was left with permanent damage from exposure to the oil and dispersant in the atmosphere. She produced “Fuel.” She co-directs the nonprofit I’ll Be the One Organization and is the author of Hot, Rich & Green, a book about redefining feminism and the role of women in the environmental movement. As a child
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio 24/11/2017 09:00 24/11/2017 10:00 Go Green Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio On Earth Day, 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. With help from executive producers, Tim Robbins, Peter Fonda, and Maggie Wachsberger, the film takes the audience into places no other camera crews dared go, and into the lives of everyday Americans whose lives will be forever altered by this disaster. 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. Tune in as we talk with Josh and Rebecca about their perilous journey to capture the truth on film. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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