“DISPATCHES FROM THE GULF”
A NEW DOCUMENTARY INVESTIGATES THE IMPACT OF THE DEEPWATER HORIZON
OIL SPILL ON THE GULF OF MEXICO
SNEAK PEEK SCREENING VIA LIVE STREAM APRIL 20
2 pm & 7 pm (ET)
NARRATED BY MATT DAMON
Investigation. Innovation. Discovery.
The environmental devastation of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 sparked the largest coordinated oceanic research effort in history as contamination spread across the Gulf of Mexico, an international community of scientists joined forces to understand and mitigate the impacts of petroleum pollution.
Dispatches from the Gulf, the newest installment of the “Journey of Planet Earth” series, narrated by Matt Damon,takes viewers on an underwater journey deep below the Gulf of Mexico aboard manned submersibles, on research vessels navigating rough seas, and inside CSI-type laboratoriesdemonstrating how research helps us remedy even our most disastrous failures.