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Oil Exporter Abu Dhabi Funded Anti-Fracking Film, But Matt Damon Doesn't Want You To Know

rigby4 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 11:42 AM
This is as bad as the guy who after drilling his own water well hit a naturally formed gas pocket blaming it on gas wells. Them took pleasure showing how the water coming out of his faucet lit up. When it was his own fault.

Earlier this month, documentary filmmaker Philem McAleer asked questions to filmmakers Matt Damon and John Krasinski about their new anti-fracking film "Promised Land," regarding the funding the film got from Abu Dhabi. (Fracking is the extraction of natural gas from shale rock layers within the Earth, and can make the United States energy independent.) McAleer's question, and Damon's meek answer, were edited out of the podcast that was made available on iTunes.

As reported in The Hollywood Reporter, McAleer was part of an audience of approximately 400 who attended an event promoting the film at an Apple store in...