Living with Coffee

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coffee-drugsLiving with coffee.

For most of us, this means a daily ritual of flicking on the coffee machine first thing in the morning for the first ‘heart-starter’ espresso hit before heading out the door to start the day. At the other end of the supply chain however, living with coffee means much, much more. This is an experience of day-to-day survival where lives and futures are won and lost on the whims of global stock exchange prices. This heart-felt doco provides a brief glimpse into this rollercoaster of uncertainty that is endured by Columbian coffee growers, where precariously scant coffee prices are the only thing standing in the way of legions of coffee farmers opting instead to join the global drug trade.