Roots of ‘Ulu
Directed by John Atonelli
“The roots of ‘ulu are deep.” ‘Ulu, or breadfruit, was once a staple of native Hawaiian foodways. explore the cultural significance and revival of this revered plant amongst native practitioners and agricultural experts.
Matt Yamashita / SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS / USA / 2015 / Documentary / 56 minsPilipo Solatorio is the last native Hawaiian from Halawa. He lives harmoniously with nature and attuned to the spirit of the land. The teachings of his ancestors are at risk of being lost unless he finds a successor to continue his traditions. Only through their roots will future generations flourish.
Preceded by: Roots of ‘Ulu