Elena Rapu

Elena Rapu is an anthropologist and filmmaker in the Pacific. She received her MA in Anthropology from SUNY Binghamton and has 10 years of experience on Easter Island working with the local community. She is passionate about exploring the complex realities faced by living cultures as they grow and change in a globalized world. Together with her filmmaker husband, Sergio Rapu, she is writing and co-producing their first documentary, Eating up Easter, about modern life on Easter Island.