What happens when an American energy conglomerate purchases a state-run electricity company in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia?
AES employee Piers Lewis talks on a city street as a group of displeased-looking Tbilisi residents look on. A multitude of electrical wires, haphazardly used to illegally obtain pirate electricity, criss-cross a high-rise apartment building in Tbilisi.
Balancing hot tempers, high drama and widespread corruption, POWER TRIP reveals the implications of globalization, the chaos of post-Soviet transition and the real power struggle behind who keeps the lights on.
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