Gas is cheap, right? Last year the national average at the pump was a paltry $2.25/gallon. That means if you had a 12-gallon gas tank, you could fill up for less than $30. Gas this “inexpensive” should bring huge benefits to American families. Read more
Car enthusiasts rejoice!
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The film does an excellent job of showing how much our economy is dependent on oil, but the film isn’t all about bad news.
The American relationship with oil is tricky, to say the least. Demand is high, and has been for decades, but it’s not exactly popular. Pump looks to take this contradiction and suggest alternatives.
“PUMP – How, When and Why to End Our Oil Reliance
Riveting! This film examines the story of oil addiction in America. The question is, do we have a choice of fuel?
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Pump begins as a secret history, taking on shades of a conspiratorial thriller, before concluding as a kind of glossy propaganda pitch for every American’s right to energy independence.
Our big sistah paper in NYC, Village Voice, called Pump the Movie a “compelling and cogent documentary,” so since it ends its one-week run at the Frida Cinema in Santa Ana tonight, get on over and see it (at 7:30 or 9:15 p.m.).
Read more at : OC Weekly
PUMP is an eye-opening documentary that tells the story of America’s addiction to oil, from its corporate conspiracy beginnings to its current monopoly today, and explains clearly and simply how we can end it and finally win choice at the pump. This film is well researched and easy to understand. The directors, Joshua and Rebecca Tickell won a Sundance award for their 2008 documentary Fuel.
Read more at: Working Mother
America’s obsession with oil is on tap in Pump, the latest film by husband-wife documentarian duo Joshua Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell. Their previous film, Fuel, Freedom and The Big Fix, also focused on the hazards of America’s oil dependence, so it’s no surprise that Pump – which premiered in the D.C. area Oct. 6 – tackles the issue head on, with the goal of advocating for alternative fuel solutions.
Read more at: Washington Jewish Week
The Frida Cinema in Santa Ana is proud to bring you an eye-opening investigation into the United States’ problematic love affair with fossil fuels. Husband and wife team Joshua and Rebecca Harrell Tickell’s Pump is an exciting presentation of both long- and short-term solutions to our nation’s current oil addiction. The film seeks to explore what real individuals can do to make necessary change in their communities, approaching issues from the level of real human beings.
Our dependence on oil for fuel has high costs, and I’m not just talking about the per gallon price at the station these days. Pump takes a closer look at these costs and what has put us in this situation, while offering a clear cut solution.