In less than 30 days, controversial filmmakers Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer have raised $150,000 from more than 2,000 backers for their documentary, FrackNation.
Since the launch of the crowdfunding campaign on February 6, the outpouring of support for FrackNation has earned it a top spot on Kickstarter's "most popular" list and helped FrackNation reach its $150,000 fundraising goal in half the estimated time.
The feature-length film looks at the process of fracking for natural gas, demolishing much of the scaremongering surrounding the process and featuring the millions whose lives have been positively transformed by this emerging industry. The first clip from FrackNation, released last week, highlights the misinformation and biased opinions about fracking that are being represented in the media.
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