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Eating Up Easter

Season 21 Episode 17 | 56m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

More than just a picture-perfect postcard of iconic stone statues, Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, is a microcosm of a planet in flux. Directed by native Rapa Nui filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu, Eating Up Easter explores the challenges his people are facing, and the intergenerational fight to preserve their culture and a beloved environment against a modernizing society and booming tourism trade.

Aired: 05/25/20

Expired: 06/01/21

Rating: NR

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