Haiti Cultural Exchange (HCX),a New York-based non-profit organization that develops, presents and promotes the cultural expressions of the Haitian people, will host its second international Haiti Film Fest from May 9-12, 2013 in New York City. Dedicated to supporting films about Haiti’s Diaspora, as well as films from the beginning of Haiti’s presence on-screen, the HCX Haiti Film Fest 2013 will be held at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York.
Opening Night, Thursday, May 9 at East Village venue, DROM, will celebrate Haitian film, music and culture with a special performance by singer Emeline Michel.
The weekend festival will present an emerging filmmakers workshop on May 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at FiveMyles Gallery and two days of multiple film screenings offered free of charge on Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12 from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
This year, the HCX Film Fest will feature provocative and innovative storytelling via narrative films, documentaries, feature-length projects and short films that depict the diversity, depth and vibrant spirit of contemporary Haitian cinema.
Visit www.HaitiCulturalX.org/program-06 for details.