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Cancelled - Eating Up Easter
Sunday, May 10, 2020 4:00 PM
Presented by VTIFF & Vermont PBS
Host Sponsor: Main Street Landing
Directed by Sergio Rapu and Elena Rapu
60 mins | Documentary
Followed by Q&A Megan Epler Wood, founder of eplerwoodinternational.com and consultant on sustainable tourism, preserving invaluable social and environmental capital for the well being of local people worldwide; moderated by Eric Ford, Director of Programming at Vermont PBS
Broadcast date: May 25, 2020

*** Free, with suggested donation of $5-$10 ***
More than just a picture postcard of iconic stone statues, Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, is a microcosm of a planet in flux. Native Rapanui grapple with a booming tourism trade that rakes in money, but brings about a changing climate that threatens the fragile ecology on the island. Rapanui filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu gives voice to his fellow islanders, who struggle to balance their strong cultural heritage with modern-day challenges.


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Presented by VTIFF & Vermont PBS
Host Sponsor: Main Street Landing
Directed by Sergio Rapu and Elena Rapu
60 mins | Documentary
Followed by Q&A Megan Epler Wood, founder of eplerwoodinternational.com and consultant on sustainable tourism, preserving invaluable social and environmental capital for the well being of local people worldwide; moderated by Eric Ford, Director of Programming at Vermont PBS
Broadcast date: May 25, 2020

*** Free, with suggested donation of $5-$10 ***

More than just a picture postcard of iconic stone statues, Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, is a microcosm of a planet in flux. Native Rapanui grapple with a booming tourism trade that rakes in money, but brings about a changing climate that threatens the fragile ecology on the island. Rapanui filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu gives voice to his fellow islanders, who struggle to balance their strong cultural heritage with modern-day challenges.