Diaspora

Film uncovers a battle for privilege and power as aid effort builds new school in Haiti – WBEZ Chicago

Development, history and colonialism collide in ‘How (Not) to Build A School in Haiti.’
Development, history and colonialism collide in ‘How (Not) to Build A School in Haiti.’
Film uncovers a battle for privilege and power as aid effort builds new school in Haiti
What seemed like a simple international aid project spirals out of control. How (Not) to Build A School in Haiti details the long and complicated process it took to build a new school in a rural town north of the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince. The project comes to a sudden halt when a headstrong American construction worker clashes with a Haitian leader.
Reset talks with a Chicago-based filmmaker and a Haitian creole translator about how the development process comes to life on screen.
GUESTS: Jack C. Newell, filmmaker and artist
Joseph “Matt” Mathurin, translator

source

What's your reaction?

Excited
0
Happy
0
In Love
0
Not Sure
0
Silly
0

You may also like

More in:Diaspora

Comments are closed.