Excerpts from unearthed interviews with people we've encountered on our journey thus far.
A general overview of the hydraulic fracturing processes and answers to frequently asked questions.
Meet the Team
The people behind the film
About The Film
the deeper the dig. the darker the secrets.
Unearthed, an independent South African feature documentary, investigates fracking in the United States – the technology’s place of origin – in order to understand what this new method of gas extraction could mean for the semi-arid Karoo and other countries who are considering its implementation.
The film covers the extensive journey that Karoo born director, Jolynn Minnaar, took – 18 months of research; over 400 interviews; traveling across South Africa, the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom to get to the bottom of the controversial
Unearthed challenges the assertion that hydraulic fracturing is a safe, time-tested
technology and questions whether shale gas is the solution for our energy-hungry