Appiko -to embrace
Produced by John Seed & Ruth Rosenhek
for the Rainforest Information Centre ©2006
written, directed etc by
Neil Pike
Assistant director- Ruth Rosenhek

In the tradition of Gandhi and the Chipko movement,they used direct action to save the forests of the Western Ghats. An inspirational story of a non-violent grass-roots movement that arose in the vilages of Southern India. An inspirational half-hour documentary about environmental activism and tree-hugging featuring Sunderlal Bahuguna, Pandurang Hegde and Vandana Shiva.