VIRTUAL: Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening: "Eating Up Easter"


Amarillo, TX 79106

(806) 371-5479

  • Presented By: Panhandle PBS
  • Dates: May 26, 2020
  • Location: Virtual
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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  • Join Panhandle PBS and its partners for an online film screening of Eating Up Easter Tuesday, May 26th at 7:00 p.m.  Visit https://bit.ly/EatingUpEaster-OVEE-RSVP to RSVP and get log-in details for the event, which will also feature a live chat with the filmmakers, national experts, and viewers across the country.  

    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. In Eating Up Easter, filmmakers Sergio Mata’u Rapu and producer Elena Rapu introduce viewers to artists, ecologists, and developers who balance their strong cultural heritage with modern-day challenges.

    This event is presented in partnership with Amarillo Convention and Visitor's Council, Amarillo Museum of Art, Don Harrington Discovery Center, and Nikki and Dusty Green with TwofortheRoad.com, with support from ITVS, PBS, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health and Friends Interested in Literary Movies.  For more information visit panhandlePBS.org or call 806-371-5479.

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