Our Plastic Beach

United Kingdom | 2020 | 4MIN

Our Plastic Beach is a narrative short film that follows a young girl and her Gran tackling plastic waste on their local beach together. After an unfortunate turn, a new level of relationship is found between mother and daughter. Director Chris Thomas is an award-winning filmmaker from London, known mostly for his character-focused emotive tales and often sub-culture themed stories within the medium of short film. 

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“A major contribution to … indigenous cinematic storytelling.”

– Ed Rampell, People’s World

Eating Up Easter

Chile/USA | 2018 | 76 mins

Native Rapanui (Easter Island) filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu narrates to his son the modern dilemma of their people who risk losing everything to the globalizing effects of tourism.

The film follows four islanders, descendants of the ancient Moia statue builders of Easter Island, who are working to tackle the consequences of their rapidly developing home. Mama Piru leads recycling efforts to reduce trash, Mahani and Enrique use music to reunite their divided community, and Sergio tries to understand the motivations of his father who embraces the advantages of building new businesses. These stories intertwine to reveal the complexities of development and the contradictions within us all as we are faced with hard choices about our planet’s future.

Topics Addressed

  • Plastic Pollution
  • Sustainability
  • Waste Management
  • Environmental  Impact of Tourism
  • Loss of Cultural Identity
  • Globalization
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