The Rabbit Hunt

Directed by Patrick Bresnan & Ivete Lucas
Palm Beach, FL

Date/ Time: Saturday, April 22nd at 2:00pm
Runtime: 12 minutes
Genre: Documentary Short
Film Block: Hearts of Palm

In the latest documentary short from Indie Grits alum Patrick Bresnan and Ivete Lucas, seventeen-year-old Chris and his family hunt rabbits in the sugarcane fields of one of the largest industrial sugar farms in the US. Documenting what is now considered a rite of passage for young men in the Florida Everglades, this graphic tradition began in the area’s migrant communities populated in the early 1900s. The Rabbit Hunt was a selection at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival.

 

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