The film by German Gutierrez and Carmen Garcia is a powerful telling of efforts to hold Coca-Cola accountable for the murder, torture and intimidation of union activists in Colombia.
The film also tells of the draining of wells and polluting of rivers in India by Coca-Cola. During the discussion, Gutierrez, the film’s director, stated that Coca-Cola knows the price of a litre of water anywhere in the world. He also noted Coca-Cola’s ownership of Dasani bottled water.
Council chairperson Maude Barlow and MP Peter Julian are in attendance, along with water campaigner Meera Karunananthan, youth activist Julian Taylor-Patterson, and his dad.
To learn more about the film, please go to http://films.nfb.ca/the-coca-cola-case/.
This evening’s screening was presented by Carleton Cinema Politica and the Council of Canadians.