N Ap Boule (Through the Barricades)

In the midst of the treacherous social protests that have paralyzed Haiti for months, a modest couple must face blocked roads and murderous gangs in the hope of finding a place to give birth safely.

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Awards

FEST - New Directors/New Films Festival
Espinho
Portugal
June 22, 2023
European Premiere
Selection

Montreal International Black Film Festival
Montreal
Canada
September 22, 2022
North American Premiere
Selection

Charlotte Film Festival
Charlotte
United States
US Premiere
Special Mention

Worldwide Women Film Festival
Phoenix
United States
February 18, 2023
Best Student Short Film

Socially Relevant Film Festival
New York
United States
March 17, 2023
New York Premiere
Best Narrative Short

 

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N Ap Boule (Through the Barricades) (2022)

Short (21mins) Narrative

Region:

Haiti

Language:

Hatian Creole

Rating:

No Rating

Producer(s):

Alexandrine Benjamin

Director(s):

Alexandrine Benjamin

Writer(s):

Alexandrine Benjamin

Showtimes:

Thu 21 Sep 2023, 1.00pm, NALIS—AV Room

Fri 22 Sep 2023, 1.00pm, NALIS—AV Room

T+T Premiere


Alexandrine Benjamin

Alexandrine Benjamin

Alexandrine is an emergent Haitian filmmaker. She directed “Justice for Fara,” a short segment from animated series for children, “Lakou Kajou,” finalist at Prix Jeunesse 2022 produced by Blue Butterfly. She has just finished “N Ap Boule,” a short film made as part of her final thesis for a masters degree in Film Production at the University of Greenwich in England. Alexandrine is currently working on her first feature, promoting the full emancipation and inclusion of people living with HIV.

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