Haiti Film Fest is presenting the diversity, depth and vibrant spirit of the Haitian people through contemporary cinema.
About this event
In 2022, Haiti Cultural Exchange produces the 5th Biennial Haiti Film Fest in collaboration with Les Lumières du Sud.
HAITI FILM FEST SCREENINGS
Friday, June 24 – Sunday, June 26
The Flea Theater (The Sam) | 20 Thomas St, New York, NY 10007
Screenings will be followed by discussions with filmmakers, industry professionals and scholars.
$10 suggested donation for film screenings. RSVP REQUIRED.
See full schedule by clicking on this:Haiti Film Fest 2022 Schedule
MURDER IN PACOT* | Film | 130 Minutes | 8:00pm
*Pacot is the name of an upscale neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Director: Raoul Peck
Film in French & Haitian Creole w/ English Sub-Titles.
After the terrible January 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince, an intellectual bourgeois couple struggles to reinvent a life amid the rubbles of their luxurious home. Needing money to survive, the couple decides to rent the remaining habitable part of the villa to “Alex”, a high-level foreign relief worker. He brings with him in the house, Andrémise, an ambitious 17 years old Haitian girl of modest background. Now the couple, strained by the loss of their social position, their ideals, their dreams and desires must face this toxic intrusion.