2014 Haitian Film Series: Jacques Roumain: The Passion for a country / La passion d’un pays

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Event:
2014 Haitian Film Series: Jacques Roumain: The Passion for a country / La passion d’un pays
Start:
March 26, 2014 7:00 pm
End:
March 26, 2014 9:00 pm
Organizer:
Jacques Pierre
jp189@duke.edu
Updated:
February 5, 2014
Venue:
240 John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies Duke University
Address:
240 Erwin Road, Durham , NC, United States

Dir. Arnold Antonin (2008). 118min | French and Haitian Creole with subtitles
This informative and revealing documentary explores the Haitian society of the late 19th century
and early 20th century. The film focuses on the tormented life of one of Haiti’s most important
authors, Jacques Roumain, who was also a prominent political figure. Winner of the Paul Robeson
Award, 2009.

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