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TWC-Radius Acquires SXSW-Winning Oil Spill Doc ‘The Great Invisible’

The film, about the Deep Horizon oil spill, was written and directed by Peabody-winner Margaret Brown

TWC-Radius announced on Wednesday that it had acquired the SXSW Grand Jury Award-winning doc “The Great Invisible” from Participant Media and will release it late this year.

The film, from writer/director Margaret Brown (“The Order of Myths”), “tells the story of the modern South – the fishermen, the oilmen, and the survivors – through the lens of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.”

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In 2010, the Gulf Coast was devastated by the explosion of BP’s new oil rig, the Deepwater Horizon, which killed 11 rig workers and created the biggest oil spill in American history.

In the film,¬†Brown travels to across in Alabama, Louisiana and Texas to “explore the fallout of the environmental disaster.”