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Movies featuring Haiti.
 
Movies featuring Haiti.
  
Also see the comprehensive list available at [http://haitiforever.com/windowsonhaiti/services.html Windows on Haiti]
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==Chercher la vie==
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'''Chercher la vie (Looking for Life)''' ([http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0200527/ IMDB page])<br/>
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Claudette Coulanges. 2000. 60 min. Haiti.
  
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This richly photographed film, shot in marketplaces and homes, exposes the way in which two women, Anne-Rose Trejuste and Rosemene Marcelin, have organized an innovative credit network system.
  
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==E Pluribus Unum==
 
'''E Pluribus Unum''' ([http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0406731/ IMDB page])<br/>
 
'''E Pluribus Unum''' ([http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0406731/ IMDB page])<br/>
 
Maxence Denis. 2001. 25 min. [[Haiti]]/France.
 
Maxence Denis. 2001. 25 min. [[Haiti]]/France.
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This energetic documentary celebrates two contemporary sculptors, André and Céleur. Inspired by [[Vodou]] and Haitian history, they use recycled materials to transform an area of [[Port-au-Prince]] into an informal museum and vibrant workshop. The soundtrack is composed of loops from traditional [[Vodou]] songs mixed with ambient sounds.
 
This energetic documentary celebrates two contemporary sculptors, André and Céleur. Inspired by [[Vodou]] and Haitian history, they use recycled materials to transform an area of [[Port-au-Prince]] into an informal museum and vibrant workshop. The soundtrack is composed of loops from traditional [[Vodou]] songs mixed with ambient sounds.
  
'''Chercher la vie (Looking for Life)''' ([http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0200527/ IMDB page])<br/>
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==Haitian Corner==
Claudette Coulanges. 2000. 60 min. Haiti.
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'''Haitian Corner''' (German title: ''New York ist nicht Haiti'') ([http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0123877/?fr=c2l0ZT1kZnx0dD0xfGZiPXV8cG49MHxrdz0xfHE9SGFpdGl8ZnQ9MXxteD0yMHxsbT01MDB8Y289MXxodG1sPTF8bm09MQ__;fc=4;ft=26;fm=1 IMDB page])<br>
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Raoul Peck. 1988. 98 min. [[Haiti]]/USA/West Germany <br>
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The story of a Haitian immigrant in New York, obsessed with finding the man who tortured him during the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/François_Duvalier Duvalier] dictatorship. The late Haitian singer Toto Bissainthe plays the role of the mother. Mostly in [[Kreyol]] with subtitles.
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==The Man By The Shore==
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'''The Man By The Shore''' (French: ''L'Homme Sur Le Quais'') ([http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107132/?fr=c2l0ZT1kZnx0dD0xfGZiPXV8cG49MHxrdz0xfHE9VGhlIG1hbiBieSB0aGUgc2hvcmV8ZnQ9MXxteD0yMHxsbT01MDB8Y289MXxodG1sPTF8bm09MQ__;fc=1;ft=21 IMDB page])<br>
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Raoul Peck. 106 min 1993. France/Canada.<br>
  
This richly photographed film, shot in marketplaces and homes, exposes the way in which two women, Anne-Rose Trejuste and Rosemene Marcelin, have organized an innovative credit network system.
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1993 movie starring the late Haitian singer Toto Bissainthe. The story is set in the Haiti of the Duvalier era, and tells the story of a young girls struggle for survival in the vicious political and social environment of that dictatorship.  
  
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==Tchala, L'argent des Reves==
 
'''Tchala, L'argent des Reves''' ([http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0389439/ IMDB page])<br/>
 
'''Tchala, L'argent des Reves''' ([http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0389439/ IMDB page])<br/>
 
Michèle Lemoine. 50 min. 2003.
 
Michèle Lemoine. 50 min. 2003.
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==References==
 
==References==
 
* [http://www.amnh.org/programs/specials/livinginamerica/?src=p_h#jan31 American Museum of Natural History] Living in America: The Haitian Experience; Haiti on Film. January 31, 2004.
 
* [http://www.amnh.org/programs/specials/livinginamerica/?src=p_h#jan31 American Museum of Natural History] Living in America: The Haitian Experience; Haiti on Film. January 31, 2004.
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* [http://www.haitiforever.com/ Windows on Haiti]: Tequila Minsky's [http://www.haitiforever.com/fora/film/curvers.html Haiti Film Database] - comprehensive list of films
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* Bob Corbett: [http://www.webster.edu/~corbetre/haiti/films/filmlist.htm List of Films dealing with Haitil]

Revision as of 11:56, 27 October 2005

Movies featuring Haiti.


Chercher la vie

Chercher la vie (Looking for Life) (IMDB page)
Claudette Coulanges. 2000. 60 min. Haiti.

This richly photographed film, shot in marketplaces and homes, exposes the way in which two women, Anne-Rose Trejuste and Rosemene Marcelin, have organized an innovative credit network system.

E Pluribus Unum

E Pluribus Unum (IMDB page)
Maxence Denis. 2001. 25 min. Haiti/France.

This energetic documentary celebrates two contemporary sculptors, André and Céleur. Inspired by Vodou and Haitian history, they use recycled materials to transform an area of Port-au-Prince into an informal museum and vibrant workshop. The soundtrack is composed of loops from traditional Vodou songs mixed with ambient sounds.

Haitian Corner

Haitian Corner (German title: New York ist nicht Haiti) (IMDB page)
Raoul Peck. 1988. 98 min. Haiti/USA/West Germany

The story of a Haitian immigrant in New York, obsessed with finding the man who tortured him during the Duvalier dictatorship. The late Haitian singer Toto Bissainthe plays the role of the mother. Mostly in Kreyol with subtitles.

The Man By The Shore

The Man By The Shore (French: L'Homme Sur Le Quais) (IMDB page)
Raoul Peck. 106 min 1993. France/Canada.

1993 movie starring the late Haitian singer Toto Bissainthe. The story is set in the Haiti of the Duvalier era, and tells the story of a young girls struggle for survival in the vicious political and social environment of that dictatorship.

Tchala, L'argent des Reves

Tchala, L'argent des Reves (IMDB page)
Michèle Lemoine. 50 min. 2003.

In roadside stalls in Port-au-Prince, men and women engage in a national pastime, the lottery, in hopes that they hold the winning ticket for a better life.

References