Haiti Film Fest Kicks Off in New York May 09-12


Haiti film festThe Haiti Cultural Exchange has an exciting line up of Haitian films in store for its Haiti Film Fest in New York. The festival runs May 09 through 12 and features an emerging filmmakers networking event and the film “Toussaint L’Ouverture.”

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Visitors Sampled Haitian Culture During Passport DC

  Almost 5,000 visitors took a mini-excursion to Haiti Saturday, May 4, 2013, when the Embassy of Haiti opened its doors for Passport DC’s “Around the World Embassy Tour.” Greeted by an authentic Haitian Rara Band, guests sipped Haitian coffee, tasted Haitian rum punch and enjoyed chicken pastries. A popular photo opportunity was the display…


Ambassador Altidor Speaks at MIT’s International Development Conference

  Joining development experts from around the globe, Ambassador Paul G. Altidor speaks in Boston at Massachusetts Institute of Technology about opportunities and challenges in Haiti’s redevelopment. The conference: “Unconventional Wisdom: Learning in International Development Practice,” the second annual gathering of the International Development Group runs May 2 and 3. The meeting will include breakout…


Franketienne’s One-Man Play & In-depth Francreolophonie Conference Captivated Audiences

From a poetry-infused dramatic interpretation to a scholarly discussion on language, Haitian literary great Franketienne delighted audiences at the 2013 D.C. Francophonie Festival. His first stop was at La Maison Francaise, where he moved about the stage depicting the chaos that sometimes occurs in male-dominated societies. The play, “Delirium of the Fallen Predator,” co-sponsored by…