KOSI: Injustice with millions of villagers and revolt by Kosi River investigates the injustice faced by 55 families who reside within the embankment of the Koisi River that flows between India and Nepal.
A powerful and hard-hitting documentary, it poignantly depicts how thousands of villagers in both Nepal and India have to live amidst the raging fury of the Kosi River, often relying upon their own capacity for survival and resilience. The masterful film reveals the stark reality of some of the ill-considered decisions that perilously transformed the lives of those who live on the Kosi’s banks and could have a devastating impact.
KOSI has won several awards from the Vatavaran International Film Festival in India and the International Environmental Journalist Association. It is a must-see film for those who are interested in the impacts of natural hazards on local communities and how they are intertwined with issues of social justice and survival. Read the rest of this entry »