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08/11/2011 11:00:16

Haiti - Culture : 2nd Quebec Film Festival in Haiti
The 2nd edition of Quebec Film Festival in Haiti, will be held from November 10 to 13, 2011 in Port-au-Prince and will feature works of ten filmmakers mostly Canadians from Quebec, some of which relate to the work of Dany Laferrière.

The Fabienne Colas Foundation, , the founding and organizing body of the Quebec Film Festival In Haiti (QFFH), is proud to announce Western Union as the official presenter of the 2nd
edition of the Festival "We are pleased that Western Union, a leader in global payment services, decided to become the official presenter of the 2nd Quebec Film Fesival in Haiti. This important partnership will enable the Festival to present all its screenings FREE of charge to the Haitian audience, to reach a wider audience and to continue to grow and develop. This is a turning point in the history of the Quebec Film Festival in Haiti," said Fabienne Colas,
President of the Festival.

This 2nd edition will pay tribute to Dany Laferrière through a retrospective of two films adapted of his novels : "Vers le Sud" of Laurent Cantet, "Le Goût des jeunes filles" of John Lecuyer; A film he wrote and directed himself : "Comment Conquérir l'Amérique en une nuit"; a wonderful portrait realized by Pedro Ruiz: "La Dérive douce d'un Enfant de Petit-Goâve".

Selected films :
10 films will be free to the FOKAL on November 10,11 and 12(143, Ave Christophe, P-au-P) and to the French Institute of Haiti (99, Rue Lamartinière, Bois-Verna) on Novembre 11.

  • Le bonheur of Pierre de Robert Ménard
  • Pourquoi pas Haïti of Réal Barnabé and Dominique Morissette
  • L’autre Haïti of André Vanasse
  • Comment conquérir l’Amérique en une nuit of Dany Laferrière
  • Minuit of Fabienne Colas
  • Vers le Sud of Laurent Cantet
  • Le goût des jeunes filles of John Lecuyer
  • Un Cargo pour l’Afrique of Roger Cantin
  • La dérive douce d’un enfant de petit goâve of Pedro Ruiz
  • Pas de répit pour Mélanie of Jean Beaudry

Learn more about the Quebec Film Festival in Haiti :
The Quebec Film Festival in Haiti was created in 2009 by the Fabienne Colas Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting Cinema, Art and Culture, in collaboration with le ministère des Relations internationales du Québec, le ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine du Québec, la société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC), The Canadian Embassy in Haiti, le Ministère de la Culture d’Haïti et le Ministère des Affaires Étrangères d’Haïti. The mission of the Festival is to create a cultural link between Quebec and Haiti.

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