The Oil Machine (2023)
- R13 | 1h22 | Documentary
- In Theaters: Sun, Oct 22, 2023
- Cast: Holly Gillibrand, Emeka Emembolu, Jake Molloy... more
With its premiere on Sunday, October 22, 2023, THE OIL MACHINE explores the complex relationship that humans have with oil, with a special emphasis on the divisive dynamics surrounding North Sea oil. This documentary, which was directed by Emma Davie, illustrates the close emotional, historical, and economic connections we have with this resource. The movie explores the role that oil will play in our civilization as the globe struggles with the severity of climate change. It presents a thorough picture of the difficulties and paradoxes facing our oil-dependent world, drawing on the perspectives of economists, oil magnates, and youth activists among others. The movie highlights the conflict between new oil field licences and international climate obligations like the Paris Agreement as the time to reduce oil consumption is running out. With moving performances by Emeka Emembolu, Kevin Anderson, and Rachael Alexander, THE OIL MACHINE is a must-watch for anybody interested in learning more about the complexities of the world's oil crisis.