By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act April 9, 2013 at 1:38PM
HCX | Haiti Film Fest 2013 will include the opening night celebration, an emerging filmmakers event and two full days of free films from contemporary Haitian filmmakers, films about Haiti’s Diaspora, as well as films from the beginning of Haiti’s presence on-screen. Ranging from seasoned directors to emerging student filmmakers, this film festival will present the diverse points of view that encompass the Haitian identity.
Join us for the kick off of the 2nd international HCX | Haiti Film Fest! Rub shoulders with award-winning filmmakers and actors while enjoying a live performance by the legendary Emeline Michel and screenings from the weekend’s line-up.
Jonathan Demme, David Belle, Edwidge Danticat, Marc Baptiste and Jerry LaMothe are all on the advisory committee.
HCX | Haiti Film Fest 2013 Cocktail Reception
Join the HCX | Haiti Film Fest advisory committee and co-chairs Michèle Stephenson & David Belle for a cocktail reception & hors d’oeuvres with featured industry guests. Meet filmmakers and actors attending the festival and stick around for the evening’s screenings & performance by Emeline Michel.
Doors at 7:30pm
Legendary Haitian singer Emeline Michel will perform songs from her newly released album Quintessence: The Healing Songs of Haiti and enjoy a preview of select short films. Cash bar.
85 Avenue A
(between 5th & 6th Streets) Map
Manhattan, NY 10009Attire: City Chic
For ticket information, click HERE.