You might say husband-and-wife documentarians Joshua Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell have found their niche, or at least an obsession. The pair has made three small movies about the hazards of America’s oil addiction, and before that Joshua made two others: “Fields of Fuel” and “Fuel.”
From Main Street.com: When Josh Tickell and his wife Rebecca Tickell bought a Prius in 2009, they took their commitment to energy efficiency one step further by installing a flex fuel kit, which is an external mini-computer that goes under the hood and allows the car to run on ethanol.
The oil debate is something that has raged on in the United States for years. With politicians constantly discussing our dependence on foreign oil, writer Johnny O’Hara and directors Joshua Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell set out to make a film about Americans and their relationship with the oil industry.
n Fuel, his 2008 documentary, Joshua Tickell took a first-person stance for renewable energy. Six years later, co-directing with his wife Rebecca Harrell Tickell, he removes himself from the onscreen equation for Pump. Gathering expert testimony and a bright mix of archival material, their film champions gas station alternatives that go way beyond premium and regular.
PUMP the new documentary about America and oil to be released September 19th.
[VIDEO] Today oil is our only option of transportation fuel at the pump.