Only An Axe Away

English (subtitled), 40 min, 2005, India

The film narrates the history of a unique campaign to save the Silent Valley from destructive development. The Silent Valley was declared a National Park in 1984. The Kerala State Electricity Board plans to build a dam on the fringes of the Silent Valley National Park at Pathrakkadavu, across the river Kunthi. Nature lovers are concerned that the proposed dam will harm the pristine evergreen forests in the valley. This film shares the anxieties of the people of Kerala about the future of the Silent Valley.

Third Eye Communications
Creative Crew
Ajith, C. Saratchandran
B. Ajithkumar
John P Varkey
Awards and Screenings:

Rhodes EcoFest 2005
Vatavaran 2005