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Writer, poet, actor and visual artist Michèle Voltaire Marcelin authored a novel “La Désenchantée” translated to Spanish as “La Desencantada”, and 2 other books of poetry and prose: “Lost and Found”, and “Amours et Bagatelles”, translated to Spanish as “Amores y cosas sin importancia”.

Read her poems here

Mafalda Nicolas Mondestin is a Haitian visual artist trained in graphic design. She was raised in the United States, Haïti and Canada. In 2012, Mafalda moved back to Haïti where she shifted her focus from graphic design to the fine arts. Her art practice encompasses media such as painting, drawing, and printmaking. She lives and works in Port-au-Prince. ​

From her website

Tessa Mars is a Haitian visual artist living and working in Port-au-Prince. She completed her bachelor in Visual Arts in France, at Rennes 2 University in 2006. From 2006 to 2013 she worked as a Cultural Projects Coordinator at Fondation AfricAméricA. Her work has been exhibited in Haïti, Canada, France, Italy and the United States. ​

From her website

From her website

Written in English, Kreyòl and French, this book by Gina Athena Ulysse was part of our HCX Boutik bundle that one lucky raffle prize winner took home with them at our Flag Day Selebrasyon. Be sure to check it out!

Translated from French by Kaiama Glover, Marie Vieux-Chauvet’s Dance on the Volcano tells the story of two sisters growing up during the Haitian Revolution in a culture that swings heavily between decadence and poverty, sensuality and depravity.

Through Haiti’s colors, a girl comes to understand this place her family calls home. And when the moment finally comes to have her own portrait painted for the first time, she begins to see herself in a new way, tracing her own history and identity through her aunt’s brush.

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Based on James Baldwin’s unfinished book, I Am Not Your Negro (2016, dir. Raoul Peck) explores racism through the stories of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.

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Directed by Guetty Felin, Ayiti Mon Amour (2016) is about a magical fable that weaves together the lives of three different people in Haiti five years after a devastating earthquake.


Directed by Shirley Bruno, Tezen (2016) depicts a restless daughter meeting a spirit-fish who gives her pure water but as her family devours the delicious water, they begin to suspect more than the origin of its taste.