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Local Producer Screens Award-Winning "Elephants in the Coffee"

Presented by Olathe Public Library at Olathe Indian Creek Library, Olathe KS

Aug 12 2017
Local Producer Screens Award-Winning “Elephants in the Coffee” presented by Olathe Public Library at ,

The film, co-produced by Lenexa resident Bhaskar Krishnamurthy, reveals the deadly conflict between coffee growers and elephants in India.

Farmers throughout the world struggle as agriculture competes with animals for land, but in southern India, the struggle has turned deadly. Elephants have killed a number of coffee plantation workers, especially near the Rajiv Gandhi National Park. Elephants in the Coffee won “Best Documentary” at the 2017 Doc Sunback Film Festival, as well as an “Award of Merit” from the 2017 Accolade Global Film Festival. The Calcutta International Cult Film Festival selected the documentary as a

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Contact: 913-971-6889

Email: rtomlinson@olatheks.org

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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The co-producer, Bhaskar Krishnamurthy, will be on hand to discuss the film after the screening.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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  • The award-winning documentary "Elephants in the Coffee" examines the conflict between endangered elephants and farmers in southern India, a conflict that has killed hundreds of people and forced the government to capture dozens of killer elephants. The documentary was produced by CLIC Abroad in cooperation with Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

LOCATION

Olathe Indian Creek Library

13511 S Mur-Len Road, Ste. 129, Olathe, KS 66062

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ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Closed Caption
    • Wheelchair Access

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