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2 PM TO 5 PM

Organizer: Jim Furlong

Phone: 212-760-9837

Email: jfurlong@hudsonguild.org

Haiti Cultural Exchange Film Screenings: Ti Coq, Ori Inu, Sugar

Get Tickets Here: https://bit.ly/2rcuFh6

Ti Coq                                                                                                                                   (22 Minutes)

Directed by Nadia Charlery

This is the story of Josué, a roguish boy living with his grandmother. He has a pet rooster that he loves, and wishes to train him to become a dreaded fighting cock.  A succession of unexpected events, however, looks set to frustrate his plans.

Ori Inu                                                                                                                                  (29 minutes)

Directed by Chelsea Odufu

A coming of age story about a young immigrant woman who must choose between conforming her identity and spirituality to the cultural norms of America or revisiting her roots in the Afro-Brazilian religion called Candomble.

Sugar                                                                                                                                     (19 minutes)

Directed by Michelle Serieux

A young black Jamaican girl from the underclass and on the brink of womanhood, works at a Jamaican resort where she witnesses tourists’ affluence daily. As the breadwinner for her very large family, she faces a crisis of conscience, when a tourist couple seems to be the answer to her financial predicament.