The Bitter Drink

Kaippu Neeru
Director:
P. Baburaj
English (subtitled), 26 min, 2003, India

The Coca-Cola company comes to town. But the Adivasi people of Plachimada do not want it to come in and suck up their water and resources. In a David and Goliath battle, the people of Plachimada take on one of the most powerful corporates in the world. This film documents the formative days of this inspiring struggle.
 

 
Producer:
Third Eye Communications
 
Creative Crew
Camera:
C. Saratchandran, Jain Joseph, Kannan
Editing:
C. Saratchandran, P. Baburaj
 
Awards and Screenings:

 
Screenings:
Asia Social Forum, Hyderabad, India, 2003
World Social Forum, Mumbai, India, 2004
Vikalp, Mumbai, India, 2004
Wild Spaces, Australia, 2005