The world is addicted to oil... It's time for an intervention.
No fool required.
Better late than never, I suppose. Dating from 2008/2009, and having lost some impact due to not releasing when the oil price peaked, Fuel is an insightful portrait of America's addiction to oil and an uplifting testament to the immediacy of new energy solutions. The director, a young activist, shuttles us on a whirlwind journey to track the rising domination of the petrochemical industry, from Rockefeller's strategy to halt Ford's first ethanol cars to Vice President Cheney's petrochemical company sponsored energy legislation, and reveals a gamut of available solutions to ''repower America,'' from vertical farms that occupy skyscrapers to algae facilities that turn wastewater into fuel.
111 minutes, Mature Accompaniment under 13 Documentary, On the art circuit