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Maxence Denis. 2001. 25 min. [[Haiti]]/France.
 
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.
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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.
  
 
'''Chercher la vie (Looking for Life)''' ([http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0200527/ IMDB page])<br/>
 
'''Chercher la vie (Looking for Life)''' ([http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0200527/ IMDB page])<br/>
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Michèle Lemoine. 50 min. 2003.
 
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.
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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==
 
==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.

Revision as of 02:35, 6 October 2005

Movies featuring Haiti.

Also see the comprehensive list available at Windows on Haiti


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.

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.

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