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de kiskeya a haiti: mais où sont passés nos arbres? (where have our trees gone?)

de kiskeya a haiti: mais où sont passés nos arbres? (where have our trees gone?)

A plea for a green Haiti, Where Have Our Trees Gone??? 300 Years of Tree Cutting in Haiti raises the alarm about the effects of deforestation, showing the complexity of the woodcutting phenomenon. Through interviews and unpublished archives, it exposes the impact of the timber trade during the colonial period, the American occupation and the Duvalier dictatorship.

Title:

de kiskeya a haiti: mais où sont passés nos arbres? (where have our trees gone?)

Director(s):

Delatour Mario Louis

Year of Release:

2016

Region:

Haiti

Language:

French with English Subtitles

Type / Genre:

Documentary Shorts

Runtime:

52 minutes

Rating:

PG

Showtimes:

  • Fri 22 Sept, 5.00pm, UWI Film Programme
  • Sat 23 Sept, 1.00pm, MovieTowne POS Screen 7

T+T Premiere


About the Director(s):

Delatour Mario Louis

Delatour Mario Louis

Born in South America to Haitian parents, Delatour Mario Louis is a filmmaker and has travelled throughout the US, Middle East and Haiti. He has produced a number of films, including Quarante Ans Après (Forty Years After), Dead or Victorious but not Prisoner, and one of his most acclaimed documentaries, Un Certain Bord de Mer.

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