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Powerful Little Island

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In the tragic aftermath of category five Hurricane Maria, the small island nation of Dominica is faced with a difficult path towards recovery and climate resiliency. Looking back to the island's former agricultural grandeur, a new candidate for sustainable revitalization emerges - coffee.

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Silverspot Cinema

Silverspot Cinema

Director Bio

Ezra Remer is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana living in Miami, Florida. He founded the Dominica Coffee Revitalization Initiative in 2017 after the destruction of Hurricane Maria on the island of Dominica. His primary focus is in Documentary Film production. First developing a passion for coffee at the age of nine, Ezra has spent the majority of his life working in the coffee industry. He has also served on the documentary team behind the award winning film Sawgrass Cowboys.

Alexander Musca is a Multimedia artist and filmmaker from Santa Monica, California currently in his last semester of film school at the the University Of Miami. He co-created Kushikatsu, an art collective based in Kobe, Japan whose primary goals are to give voice to counterculture artists and raise awareness for cases of untreated Schizophrenia. He serves on the board of directors for the Dominica Coffee Revitalization Initiative non-profit company.

Cast & Credits

  • Director(s)
    Ezra Remer, Alexander Musca

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