Breadfruit and Open Spaces

29min | Documentary | USA

Deep in the jungle of rural Guam, Micronesian immigrants from Chuuk are living a dream come true.

Director: Lola Quan Bautista

Writer: Doines Guevara, Kathy Martin

Stars: Kathy Martin, Justina Hartmann, Sontag Martin

SAT. 11/28    16:00

ISLAND SOCIAL ISSUES SHORTS (THE KIDS FROM CHUUK, BREADFRUIT AND OPEN SPACES, REMEMBER ME)

Deep in the jungle of rural Guam, Micronesian immigrants from Chuuk are living a dream come true. They have purchased land to build homes and plant crops for their families. These new migrants come determined to find work, plant their breadfruit trees and send their children to American schools. So they are devastated when the Guam Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) threatens to evict them. With their American Dream at stake, the residents organize and fight back.

CAST

Kathy Martin

Justina Hartmann

Sontag Martin

Joshua Peter

Iowana Sananap

Kini Sinanap

Florence P. Stanley

Wayson Wong

Stan Yanfag

PRODUCTION

Produced by Lola Quan Bautista, Leanne K. Ferrer, Shirley Thompson

Music by Rick L. Castro

Cinematography by Carlos Baretto, Michael J. Reyes

Film Editing by Shirley Thompson

Sound Department Paul James Zahnley

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