Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Crude Impact

Year: 2006
Country: USA, CANADA
Language: English, Spanish
Run Time: 98 minutes

Crude Impact

Politics, economics, and environmentalism collide when the topic turns to oil; and never has that topic been more relevant or urgent than now. "Peak Oil" is the moment in time when oil production peaks and then inevitably and irreversibly begins to decline. It is a moment not far off and one with dire consequences. A documentary of epic proportions, CRUDE IMPACT demonstrates the depth of our dependency on petroleum and the world-wide impact the constant drilling of oil will have if it is not curbed. Astonishingly wide in scope, as only a doc about oil could be, the film delves into the decline of the world as we know it, encompassing the consequences for the climate, human culture, plant life, and animal life. Entertaining and informative, the film is fueled by commentary from leading scientists and scholars who bring a necessary and startling message about the eminent and inextricable connection between the future of oil use and the planet Earth. – J.B.H.

CIFF31 Screenings

Friday, March 23, 2007 at 11:45 AM

  • This screening has been cancelled.

Saturday, March 24, 2007 at 1:45 PM

  • This screening has been cancelled.
  • with FilmForum

James Jandak Wood

James Jandak Wood

James Jandak Wood

Sharon Anderson

Pam Spitzer, Sharon Anderson, James Jandak Wood

Principal Cast
Amy Goodman, Thom Hartmann, Richard Heinberg, William Rees, Kavita Ramdas, Santiago Kawarim

Film Contact

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