28 Mar – 10 Apr 2020

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.

The Earthquake (2013)


USA, Haiti


Haitian Creole, with English subtitles




Danielle Lessovitz


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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