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The Earthquake

The Earthquake

In a cramped Brooklyn apartment nine days after the earthquake in Haiti, a pregnant refugee fears she’s carrying a stillborn, while children play a dangerous game in the next room.

Title:

The Earthquake

Director(s):

Danielle Lessovitz

Year of Release:

2013

Region:

USA, Haiti

Language:

Haitian Creole, with English subtitles

Type / Genre:

Narrative Short

Runtime:

10 minutes

Rating:

GA

Showtimes:

Sun 29 Sept, 5.30pm, Little Carib Theatre

Caribbean Premiere


About the Director(s):

Danielle Lessovitz

Danielle Lessovitz

Danielle Lessovitz is a filmmaker from Kansas City currently working in Philadelphia and New York. She graduated from Northwestern University with a concentration in documentary film, and studied screenwriting at Temple University. She is currently in her third year of NYU’s Tisch graduate film programme.

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