Haiti Cultural Exchange (HCX), a New York based non-profit organization announces the Third Biennial Haiti Film Fest taking place in venues throughout New York City and kicking things off with the Haiti Film Fest Opening Night on Thursday, May 7, 2015, at DROM NYC. As a part of Haitian Heritage month, May 8-15, HCX will present over 15 screenings showcasing a variety of documentary, feature and short films exploring subjects such as exile, memory, and cultural heritage.
New York Premieres include: La Belle Vie: A Good Life by Miami-based filmmaker Rachelle Salnave [see image above], Storming Papa Doc by Mario Delatour, and Port-au-Prince,Mon Seul et Unique Amour by Arnold Antonin; both Haiti-based filmmakers. A special evening of selected short films, including a number of films by graduates of the Ciné Institute, Haiti’s only free film school based in the City of Jacmel, will also be presented.
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