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Last Call at the Oasis



Developed, financed and executive produced by Participant Media, the company responsible for "An Inconvenient Truth", "Food, Inc.", and "Waiting for Superman", "Last Call at the Oasis" presents a powerful argument for why the global water crisis will be the central issue facing our world this century. Illuminating the vital role water plays in our lives, exposing the defects in the current system and depicting communities already struggling with its ill-effects, the film features activist Erin Brockovich and such distinguished experts as Peter Gleick, Alex Prud’homme, Jay Famiglietti and Robert Glennon.

*Presented in conjunction with SXSW Eco*


Director(s): Jessica Yu

Executive Producer(s): Jeff Skoll, Diane Weyermann, Carol Baum, David Helpern

Producer(s): Elise Pearlstein, Jessica Yu

Cinematographer: Jon Else

Editor(s): Kim Roberts

Music: Jeff Beal

Additional Credits: Music Supervisor: Margaret Yen, Associate Producer: Sandra Keats

Director Bio


Jessica Yu is a director of both documentaries and scripted films. She won an Oscar for Best Documentary Short for "Breathing Lessons". Her feature comedy debut, "Ping Pong Playa", premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. Her films include "Protagonist", "In the Realms of the Unreal" and HBO’s "The Living Museum".


Distributor: ATO Pictures

Public Film Contact

Sean McDonnell
ATO Pictures
1133 Broadway Suite 1120
New York


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