On Thursday, Oct. 11, the documentary film Dear Governor Cuomo… about New York’s anti-fracking movement will premiere at the Woodstock Film Festival. The film documents the diverse coalition of citizens, musicians and scientists fighting for a state ban of fracking, highlighting their advocacy at the State Capitol and an accompanying concert of prominent artists to further emphasize their opposition.
The film was written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Jon Bowermaster, includes footage directed by Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney, and features biologist Sandra Steingraber, actor Mark Ruffalo, actress Melissa Leo, and musicians Natalie Merchant, Joan Osborne, Citizen Cope, Medeski Martin, and Wood and The Felice Brothers.
Check out these three videos to see footage used in this film:
Sandra Steingraber Needs New York to Ban Fracking
Natalie Merchant Speaks Out Against Fracking in Song
Melissa Leo Speaks Out About Banning Fracking in New York
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