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Exclusive: The Dirty Truth Behind Bottled Water Explored In Clip From 'Last Call At The Oasis'

The Playlist By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist April 25, 2012 at 1:23PM

While topics like pollution and climate change tend to dominate the space dedicated to environmental issues, one pressing concern that isn't talked about nearly as much is the slowly mounting global water crisis. Well, Academy Award-nominated director Jessica Yu ("Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O'Brien") hopes to shine a light on the wide range of issues surrounding water in "Last Call at the Oasis."
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Last Call At The Oasis

While topics like pollution and climate change tend to dominate the space dedicated to environmental issues, one pressing concern that isn't talked about nearly as much is the slowly mounting global water crisis. Well, Academy Award-nominated director Jessica Yu ("Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O'Brien") hopes to shine a light on the wide range of issues surrounding water in "Last Call at the Oasis."

Featuring Erin Brokovich alongside a host of other experts including Peter Gleick, Jay Famiglietti and Robert Glennon, the documentary illuminates the vital role water plays in our lives, exposes the defects in the current system and shows communities already struggling with its ill effects. We take for granted the stuff that comes out of the tap, with many forgoing drinking the water that comes out of the faucet. However, as this clip from the film illustrates, bottled water -- among which North Americans are the world's biggest consumer -- is potentially far less safe than we think.

"Last Call at the Oasis" should provide an eye-opening a look at an issue that isn't treated with the same weight as some of the other concerns facing the health of our planet and its citizens, though this film hopes to change that. The documentary opens in New York City and Los Angeles on May 4th, and will continue to roll out across the country. You can check when it will come to your town by clicking here.

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