Three years in the making, this cinema-verite feature is the epic story of one of the most controversial legal cases on the planet. A look at the infamous $16 billion “Amazon Chernobyl” case, Crude is a legal drama set against a backdrop of the environment, politics, celebrity activism, human rights, the media, multinational corporate power, and indigenous cultures. The film subverts the conventions of advocacy filmmaking while bringing a story of environmental peril and human suffering into focus.