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Eating Up Easter

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Overview

In a cinematic letter to his son, native Rapanui (Easter Island) filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu explores the modern dilemma of their people, descendants of the ancient statue builders, as they face the consequences of their rapidly developing home.

Eating Up Easter will be released on Earth Day (4/22) via Music Box Films StreamLocal.

Reactions, Awards & Festivals

Official Selection - Hawai'i International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - DC Environmental Film Festival 2019

Winner - Mallku Feature Film Competition - 2019 Arica Nativa Film Festival

Best Environmental/Outdoor Feature - 2019 BendFilm Festival

Jury Grand Prize - 2019 Arkhaios Film Festival

Audience Favorite - 2019 Arkhaios Film Festival

Sustainability Award - 2019 Portuguese Surf Film Festival

Cast & Crew
  • Director : Sergio M. Rapu
  • Executive Producers : Leanne Ferrer, Gordon Quinn, Betsy Steinberg
  • Producers : Elena Rapu, Sergio M. Rapu
  • Editor : Liz Kaar
  • Writer : Elena Rapu
  • Director of Photography : Jeff Saunder
  • Camera Operator : Mark Mostad
Technical Info
  • Production Year : 2018
  • Release Date : 4/22/2020
  • Countries of Production : Chile
  • Languages : English, Spanish, Rapanui
  • Running Time : 77 minutes
  • Screen Ratio : 1.77
  • Sound : 5.1
  • Color : Color
  • Rating : Not Rated
Theatrical Engagements
Theater Name
City
State
Date
Los Angeles
California
04/22/2020
Winston-Salem
North Carolina
04/22/2020
Camas
Washington
04/22/2020
Ithaca
New York
04/22/2020
Lake Forest
Illinois
04/22/2020
Vancouver
Washington
04/22/2020
Rochester
New York
04/22/2020
Rehoboth Beach
Delaware
04/22/2020
Asheville
North Carolina
04/24/2020
Davis
California
04/24/2020
Cincinnati
Ohio
04/24/2020
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