Elisha and the Cacao Trees

Rohan Fernando
2010 | 17 min
This charming short documentary takes us on a trip to Belize, where we meet 13-year-old Elisha, the daughter of a cacao farmer. What links a village in Belize and millions of North American kids? Chocolate! We learn about Elisha's daily life and her dreams as she and her father show how cacao is grown, harvested and turned into chocolate.

Awards and distinctions

  • 1st Prize, Documentary Film (Children's Jury)
    International Children's Film Festival, Chicago