Madame Pipi

“Madame Pipi” follows the lives of Haitian women bathroom attendants working in the nightclubs in Miami. Relatively invisible, underpaid and underappreciated, their stories are a journey of triumph as they navigate their patron’s personalities for tips. Despite the rising cost of living and the uncertainty of COVID-19 shutting down nightlife in Miami, their remittances – earned through tips – coupled with larger contributions from the Haitian diaspora fuel more than one third of the GDP in Haiti.


Madame Pipi (2021)

Short (25mins) Documentary


United States of America




Rachelle Salnave


Wed 22 Sep 2021, ALL DAY *,

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Rachelle Salnave

Rachelle Salnave

For the past 20 years, Rachelle Salnave has focused her lens on the Global Black experience. She is a Sundance Institute Screenwriters Intensive Fellow. Her second feature documentary, “La Belle Vie” (“The Good Life”) landed her an Emmy nomination in 2016, and in 2017, Knight Foundation honored Rachelle as a “Knight Arts Champion” for her cinematic programming. Rachelle’s goal is to change the narrative around Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora.

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