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.
Florence P. Stanley
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