Deadly Voyages: Haitian Migration Film And Panel Discussion

Haitians are risking their lives in the largest maritime migration in nearly two decades. The consequences are tragic. Join Bahamian writer-director Kareem J. Mortimer as he presents his 2017 drama Cargo, about Haitian migrants being smuggled into the U.S. When a desperate fisherman (played by Warren Brown) turns to human smuggling, he is faced with having to abandon refugees at sea who are a long way from their destination. The film will be followed by a panel discussion at 8:30 p.m. moderated by Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat (Brother, I’m Dying). Participants will [...]

2022-05-25T12:14:26-04:00June 17, 2022||

‘Sweet Malady’ Might Just Make You Give Up Sweets… Forever

By: Isabella Vaccaro Sanjeev Chatterjee, a professor of cinema and interactive media and journalism in the University of Miami’s School of Communication, has been starting conversations with his films for years. His 2008 documentary One Water, prompted audiences around the world to rethink their relationship with water and how they might be taking it for granted. Chatterjee is tackling another global problem: the effects of sugar. In his new film, Sweet Malady, Chatterjee follows a family in Kolkata, the capital of India’s West Bengal state and a city known for its [...]

2020-01-31T16:32:49-05:00January 24, 2020|Motion Pictures|