27 February

Waves for Water & Ciné Institute

People living in impoverished areas die every day from drinking dirty water. While having access to clean water is a luxury that many of us take for granted, there are millions living in nations with no filtration systems in place. Kids drink from the same streams where animals bathe. In addition, there’s no clean water […]

22 February
17 February

The Bergen Record Features Ciné Institute

The Bergen Record Features Ciné Institute

BY ALLISON PRIES MAHWAH – Four film students from Haiti’s Cine Institute shared footage at Ramapo College on Wednesday of Jacmel, their home city, captured during and after the earthquake in a presentation. The sometimes shaky videos showed stunned people milling in the street surrounded by fallen buildings. Motorbikes zoom, horns honking, through the streets. Three people help a gray-haired […]

15 February

Huffington Post Features Ciné Institute

Huffington Post Features Ciné Institute

By Nick Demas Last week the new “We Are the World” video, dedicated to Haiti, aired during the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympics, and I’m really proud to have been a part of the experience. A key component of the project is a group of Haitian students from the Cine Institute, a film school in Jacmel, a city […]

14 February

New York Times Features Ciné Institute

New York Times Features Ciné Institute

  New York Times reported on this year’s silent carnival march in Jacmel. Produced with the help of Ciné Institute. “Onel Bazelais, a Haitian mask maker from the city of Jacmel, struggles to showcase his vision and make a living now that Carnival has been canceled throughout the earthquake ravaged nation.” Click here to read […]

13 February

MTV News: ‘We are the World’ Director Celebrates Premiere with Haitian Film Students

By Jayson Rodriguez “It’s pretty cool. Their excitement is palpable,” Paul Haggis says of working with the young filmmakers. NEW YORK — “We Are the World: 25 for Haiti” director Paul Haggis was responsible for putting together the visuals for the remake of the iconic musical hit. In the spirit of the original version’s charitable effort for Africa, the new […]

13 February

Jou a Rive

Jou a Rive

Local Music Group Trezo sings “Jou A Rive” with their friends and neighbors here in Jacmel, Haiti. This video is a memorial to those who were lost in the earthquake. Directed by Vadim Janvier.  

12 February

‘We are the World 25 for Haiti’ Premieres Tonight on NBC

‘We are the World 25 for Haiti’ Premieres Tonight on NBC

Ciné Institute invites you to watch the world premiere of ‘We Are The World 25 For Haiti’. The video, made with the participation of eleven Ciné Institute students and staff who travelled to Los Angeles and eight other students who worked on the shoot in Haiti; will air during NBC’s coverage of the Opening Ceremony […]

10 February

Preval Mask

Preval Mask

A carnival mask of President Preval of Haiti, with a surprising twist. The opinions expressed in this video are those of the artist and not necessarily those of Ciné Institute.

9 February

New Tang Dynasty TV Features Ciné Institute

“Haitian Film Students Create Documentary” For a group of film students from Haiti, New York City is a world away from the earthquake-devastated country they call home. The students are currently in New York, putting together a documentary about their experiences in the aftermath of the deadly quake. The Ciné Institute, in Jacmel, was heavily […]