Eating Up Easter
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 to Friday, March 24, 2023
Eating Up Easter is part of the Sustainable Woodstock Climate Change and Sustainability Film Series
March 22-24, 2022
Free Virtual Screening. Register for Eating Up Easter here: eatingupeaster.eventbrite.com/
The iconic statues and sensationalized “mysteries” of Easter Island (Rapa Nui) have drawn the interest of the world for centuries, attracting curious visitors to its shores. Today, this tiny, barren island is experiencing an economic boon as tourism skyrockets. Yet the indigenous culture and the island’s fragile environment are suffering.
Eating Up Easter, directed by native Rapanui filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu, explores the dilemma his people are facing. Crafted as a story passed down to his newborn son, Sergio intertwines the authentic history of the island with the stories of four islanders. In their own voices, these Rapanui reveal the reality of modern life and the actions they are taking to preserve their culture and environment amidst rapid development.
Run Time: 1 hr 10 mins
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