TIFF 2011: Five Most Promising Documentaries #4 ‘Last Call at the Oasis’

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Inspired by the book The Ripple Effect by Alex Prud’homme, Last Call at the Oasis, is directed by Jessica Lingman Yu who won the Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject in 1996 for Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O’Brien. Her new film which comes from Participant Media, the company that brought you Page One, Waiting for Superman, An Inconvenient Truth and Food, Inc. documents the world’s water crisis, drawing upon the work of various scientists and activists. Last call at the Oasis will world premiere at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. Here is the trailer.

The Toronto International Film Festival runs from Sept. 8 to 18.

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