22-28 Sept 2021
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Sonje Lapli Ki Leve Mayi Ou (Remember The Rain That Made Your Corn Grow)

Sonje Lapli Ki Leve Mayi Ou (Remember The Rain That Made Your Corn Grow)

Montreal’s Haitian community now makes up the largest non-European ethnic group in Canada and the increasing influence of Haitian Canadians on Montreal’s creative culture is undeniable. The first film about the vibrant Haitian culture of Montreal, “Sonje Lapli Ke Leve Mayi Ou” follows the path of three first-generation immigrants through their experience of music, food and culture. A personal story about the strong Haitian community making its mark in Montreal.

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Sonje Lapli Ki Leve Mayi Ou (Remember The Rain That Made Your Corn Grow) (2019)

Short (12mins) Documentary

Region:

Canada

Rating:

No Rating

Director(s):

Xavier Girard Lachaîne

Showtimes:

Mon 14 Sep 2020, ALL DAY *, ttff/20 Online—Lime Bundle

* ALL DAY films are available for viewing from
12.00 am (midnight) until 11.59 pm of the above-mentioned dates.

Caribbean Premiere


Xavier Girard Lachaîne

Xavier Girard Lachaîne

Photographer and director Xavier Girard Lachaîne is a Montreal born and raised lifestyle photographer who’s lived and worked in London, New York and now based in Tokyo. Xavier’s editorial, documentary and commercial work is blended into a vivid form of image making. Published in Conde Nast Traveller, Bloomberg, Vogue, The Guardian, Vice, Wall Street Journal among many other publications.

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