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Bos Gerard

Director: Bayard Jean Bernard
2010, Haiti
English and Haitian Creole, with English subtitles
Documentary short 9 minutes

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In Jacmel, Haiti, the schoolchildren drink canned water donated by foreign agencies. Since there is no formal recycling scheme, innovative ways must be found to re-use the aluminium cans. Enter Bòs Gérard, a local tradesman who turns the cans into cooking pots.

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Born in Jacmel, Haiti, Bayard Jean Bernard has studied broadcasting and filmmaking in Haiti and France, respectively. He has made a number of short films as well as video installation works.

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Fri 23 Sep 2.30pm, Centre for Language Learning, UWI
Wed 28 Sept 2.00pm, The Little Carib Theatre

Date: Sun 17 Jul, 2011
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