Hot Water, produced by Liz Rogers, documents the American Southwest’s problems with uranium mining, including, but not exclusive to, the contamination of this part of the country with heavy metals and toxic substances. According to Rogers, “It’s [uranium mining] dangerous and it's poison.”

The film could not come at a better time for Virginia as its citizens and elected representatives attempt to determine whether or not the 1982 moratorium on uranium mining should be lifted or maintained. Read the whole story.