The explosion still haunts the lives of those most intimately affected, though the story has long ago faded from the front page. At once a fascinating corporate thriller, a heartbreaking human drama and a peek inside the walls of the secretive oil industry, The Great Invisible is the first documentary feature to go beyond the media coverage to examine the crisis in depth through the eyes of oil executives, survivors and Gulf Coast residents who experienced it first-hand and then were left to pick up the pieces while the world moved on.
The Great Invisible is brought to you by Participant Media and produced by Julie Goldman, Jason Orans, Jeff Skoll, Diane Weyermann, John Battsek, Sally Jo Fifer.
Premieres March 9, 2014 at the South by Southwest Film Festival.
About TakePart: Featuring independent journalism on today’s most important and socially relevant topics,TakePart is the digital division of Participant Media, the company behind such acclaimed documentaries as CITIZENFOUR, An Inconvenient Truth and Food, Inc. and films including Lincoln and Spotlight.