Patagonia Rising

Overview

Director Brian Lilla takes an in-depth look at the controversy surrounding the proposed construction of five massive dams on the Baker and Pascua Rivers in Chile's Patagonia region, weighing the much-touted benefits against the potential drawbacks by speaking with the people whose lives would be most directly affected by the project. The primary inhabitants of the region are the Gauchos, rugged South American cowboys who have made their living off the land for hundreds of years. While the multinational energy ...
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Overview

Director Brian Lilla takes an in-depth look at the controversy surrounding the proposed construction of five massive dams on the Baker and Pascua Rivers in Chile's Patagonia region, weighing the much-touted benefits against the potential drawbacks by speaking with the people whose lives would be most directly affected by the project. The primary inhabitants of the region are the Gauchos, rugged South American cowboys who have made their living off the land for hundreds of years. While the multinational energy corporation heading up the project claims that it would provide an invaluable energy source, the ranchers fear the prospect of being forced off of their land when the river valleys are transformed into floodplains. Meanwhile, the recent floods in the region caused by climate change make an already heated debate even more complex.
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Special Features

Photo Gallery; Director Bio; Resource Guide
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/17/2012
  • UPC: 720229915144
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Rating:

  • Source: First Run Features
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Language: EspaƱol
  • Time: 1:28:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 64,728

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Carla Wilkins Voice Only
Juvenal Fuentes Arratia Participant
Bernardo Arratia Participant
Lautaro Arratia Participant
Lalo Ojeda Participant
Mitzi Urtubia Participant
Hernan Salazar Participant
Patrick McCully Participant
Enrique Sanchez Participant
Lalo Sandoval Participant
Gino Cassasa Participant
Roman Latorre Participant
Stephen Hall Participant
Technical Credits
Brian Lilla Director, Cinematographer, Editor
Scott Douglas Producer
Alex Herrera Score Composer
Greg Miller Producer
Jeremiah Moore Sound/Sound Designer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Patagonia Rising
1. Scene 1 [8:07]
2. Scene 2 [9:09]
3. Scene 3 [10:38]
4. Scene 4 [7:44]
5. Scene 5 [8:35]
6. Scene 6 [9:50]
7. Scene 7 [8:56]
8. Scene 8 [8:03]
9. Scene 9 [10:48]
10. Scene 10 [5:26]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Patagonia Rising
   Play Feature
   Scene Selection
   Extras
      Extras
         Photo Gallery
         Resource Guide
         About The Filmmaker
         Film Gallery
            Jane's Journey
            Surviving Progress
            Windfall
            How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster?
   About First Run Features
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