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March 27th: The Promise of Haiti II | The Renaissance of Gingerbread Houses: Art & Architecture

02.17.15

Promise of Haiti logoJoin Friends of FOKAL for a special cocktail reception in support of FOKAL’s 20 year commitment to Haiti.  A Keynote address will be presented by H. E. Michèle Pierre-Louis, President of FOKAL and former Prime Minister of Haiti.

Friends of FOKAL will also showcase Gingerbread Paintings created by Eric Girault, Master Impressionist, and hold a silent auction.

Date/Time: Friday, March 27, 2015 | 6-8:30pm
Location: Medici Group | 215 Park Ave South
Corner of 18th St, Suite 1901 | New York NY, 10003
Take the L, N, Q, R, 4, 5 or 6 to 14th St Union Sq | Map
Admission: $100
Click here to purchase tickets!
**Business Attire

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February 26th: Haïti Optimiste

02.10.15

Haiti OptimisteJoin the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) and Artists Institute for a celebration of Haiti’s unique beauty and culture featuring a screening of new films, musical performance by Paul Beaubrun, and cocktail reception with Haitian cuisine by Nadege Fleurimond.

All proceeds benefit Artists Institute, Haiti’s only free college for art and technology. 

Click here to purchase tickets!

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HCX Collaboration | Raoul Peck: Après the Earthquake

01.20.15

Join Haiti Cultural Exchange next week at the Maysles Cinema as we celebrate Haitian-Born Filmmaker Raoul Peck for this very special film series, Raoul Peck: Après the Earthquake from January 22nd to January 25th.  This event is co-sponsored by Creatively Speaking Film Series and the DDPA (Durban Declaration & Programme of Action) Watch Group.

Take a look at the calendar of events!

monarch film 1 Thursday, January 22nd: Moloch Tropical | 7:30pm
Location: Maysles Institute | 342 Malcolm X Blvd (Map)
Suggested Donation: $10

Filmed in Haiti prior to the devastating earthquake, the film takes viewers behind the closed doors of a fortress perched on the top of a distant mountain.  A democratically elected President and his closest collaborators prepare for a state celebration of the 200th anniversary of the country’s independence to be attended by foreign dignitaries and heads of state.  But in the city, a popular uprising is spreading. [read more…]

This film will followed by a Q&A with Manbo Dòwòti Désir of the DDPA Watch Group and Michelle Materre.

Assistance film 2:3

 

Friday, January 23rd: Assistance Mortelle | 7:30pm
Location: Maysles Institute | 342 Malcolm X Blvd (Map)
Suggested Donation: $10

Raoul Peck takes us on a two year journey inside the challenging, contradictory and colossal rebuilding efforts in post-earthquake Haiti. Through its provocative point of view, the film dives headlong into the complexity of the reconstruction process and the practice and impact of worldwide humanitarian and development aid, revealing in the most disturbing way the extent of a general failure. [read more…]

This film is followed by a Q&A with diretor Raoul Peck and will be moderated by Michelle Materre, followed by a reception with food and live music.

 

 

Assistance film 2:3

 

Saturday, January 24th: Après the Earthquake Haiti: 5 Years Later A Public Health Forum | 4pm
Location: Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church
15 Mt Morris Park West (Map)
Suggested Donation: $10

This program will include a screening of Raoul Peck’s Fatal Assistance followed by a panel discussion/forum with Raoul Peck, Michelle Materre, and public health officials and experts on where we go from here.

This film is also followed by a special reception with food and live music at the Maysles Institute, 8pm.

profit film 4

 

Sunday, January 25th: Profit and Nothing But! | 4pm
Location: Maysles Institute | 342 Malcolm X Blvd (Map)
Suggested Donation: $10

Who said that the economy serves mankind? What is this world where the wealthiest two percent controls everything? A world where this law of the strongest and the richest is imposed on the rest of humanity? Raoul Peck confronts these questions in this well-researched documentary, and contrasts them against the devastating reality of his native land, Haiti. [read more…]

This film will be followed by a Q&A with Michelle Materre and author Darrick Hamilton.

Lumumba film 4

 

Sunday, January 25th: Lumumba: Death of a Prophet
6:30pm
Location: Maysles Institute | 342 Malcolm X Blvd (Map)
Suggested Donation: $10

Lumumba: The Death of a Prophet offers a unique opportunity to reconsider the life and legacy of one of the legendary figures of modern African history.  Like Malcolm X, Patrice Lumumba is remembered less for his lasting achievements than as an enduring symbol of the struggle for self-determination. [read more…]

This film will be followed by a Q&A with Michelle Materre and others TBA.

 

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October 14th : HCX joins Satellite Magizine in a conversation about cities, culture and politics

09.24.14

Join HCX and Satellite Magazine as we discuss culture and politics within beautiful New York City. Each talk features an in-depth look at a single city, alongside interviews, art and nonfiction.  Speakers will discuss public-interest design, naturally occurring cultural districts, and more.

This talk will feature:

Régine M. Roumain, Executive Director of Haiti Cultural Exchange
Shayok Mukhopadhyay, Photographer of Willets Point
Karen Kubey, Executive Director of the Institute for Public Architecture
Caron Atlas, Co-Director of Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts of New York

DATE / TIME: Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 | 7:30pm-9pm. 
LOCATION: The Way Station | 683 Washington Ave, Brooklyn NY 11238 Google Map
ADMISSION: Free

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