“Black Gold,” a three-part documentary from Oscar-nominated director Darren Aronofsky, is now streaming, following a theatrical release. The series dives into a global conspiracy involving the trillion dollar oil industry, scientists, politicians, and a massive coverup, and an investigation to bring it all to the public.
“We are incredibly excited to bring such a captivating documentary from such a renowned filmmaker to Paramount+,” said Tanya Giles, chief programming officer at Paramount+. “Black Gold offers viewers the opportunity to gain insight and immerse themselves in the investigation into a global conspiracy that is relevant to today’s current events.”
“TIME is one of the most trusted names in news. When TIME Studios came to us with this bombshell of a documentary, we were stunned and wanted as many people to see this as possible,” said Steve Bunnell, chief executive officer of Iconic Events Releasing. “Anyone filling up their gas tank these days and wondering about the price at the pump should want to see this movie immediately. This is excellent quality investigative journalism, and it’s as real, timely and topical as any issue facing this country and our world today. Iconic is proud that this specially created theatrical version will be presented as a cinema event prior to its platform debut.”
How to Watch ‘Black Gold’
- Premieres May 17
- Three parts, all available at once
- Stream it on Paramount+
About ‘Black Gold’
“Black Gold” is the story of the cover-up of the century – of the boss atop a trillion-dollar industry who discovered a shocking truth 40 years ago, created a black ops conspiracy to hide the evidence, and would stop at nothing to keep the money flowing as the world burned. A CEO nicknamed Iron-Ass, whistleblowers from Exxon’s own labs, professional climate deniers and spin doctors, a NASA scientist and a U.S. vice president are among the characters in this thriller based on a decades-long plot to trade our planet for profit.