Black History Month Haiti Spotlight
Discover the life and work of two revolutionaries who fought for social justice in Haiti.
FEBRUARY 27, 2016
JACQUES ROUMAIN: THE PASSION FOR A COUNTRY @ 1PM
This exploration of Haitian society of the late 19th and early 20th centuries focuses on the tormented life of one of Haitis most important authors and prominent political figures, Jacques Roumain. In his perceptive writings, Roumain raised questions about the issues facing Haiti that remain relevant today. Within the film, a crucial inquiry is raisedWhat legacy has Jacques Roumain left for the future of Haitian youth?
TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE (Part 1 & 2)
I: @ 3PM
II: @ 4:45PM
At only eight years old, Toussaint Louverture was marked forever after witnessing a grave tragedy befall his enslaved father. Over two decades later, as an adult and a free man, Louverture enlists his military genius and political acumen to lead the first successful slave uprising that led to the independence of Haiti.
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Teachers College, Columbia University - 263 Macy (View)
525 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027
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