23 March

FOCI Relief Shipment Distribution

Charlie Libin, Jim McCullagh and Jim McCmillan of Friends of Ciné Institute (FOCI) travelled to Jacmel, Haiti to help Ciné Institute unload, set up, and distribute supplies and equipment sent FOCI in a shipping container.

23 March

Ciné Institute Featured on World Vision Report

Ciné Institute Featured on World Vision Report

The port city of Jacmel, Haiti was hit hard by the January earthquake. Long known as a center for arts and crafts, Jacmel has the only film school in the country. As soon as the earthquake struck, students from the Cine Institute took their cameras into the streets to document what was happening. Their footage […]

12 March

How to Rebuild Haiti

In partnership with Oxfam and FilmAid, Ciné Institute students asked Haitians about their hopes and priorities for rebuilding the country. Their response: jobs, schools, homes are key to recovery 

12 March

Ciné Lumiere for Camp Pinchinat

Ciné Lumiere for Camp Pinchinat

Ciné Institute provided free public screenings as an entertainment relief effort for the displaced community of Camp Pinchinat. We hope our films will bring a little laughter and light.

9 March

A Day with Michaelle Jean

A Day with Michaelle Jean

Ciné Institute was invited by the Governor General of Canada, Michaelle Jean, to accompany and film her visit to Jacmel for International Women’s Day. Much to her delight, it was an all female Crew.

5 March

Letter from Charlie Libin

Hello Friends of Cine Institute, Thanks to the efforts of many who made our mission to Jacmel possible! FOCI (Friends of Cine Institute) gathered and shipped (15) donated generators, support equipment, and materials from members of the NYC film community. The shipment was delivered to Jacmel in a container shared with humanitarian and medical supplies […]

2 March

Charlie Libin Workshop

Charlie Libin, cinematographer and member of Friends of Ciné Institute (FOCI), took the opportunity during his trip to Jacmel to help distribute and set up relief supplies and equipment, to teach a cinematography class on how to shoot an action sequence. The class shot a portrait of Christophe an ATV four wheeler racer and owner […]

1 March

March 15th, FIAF Benefit Concert for Haiti

March 15th, FIAF Benefit Concert for Haiti

Since the earthquake in Haiti on January 12th, French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) has mobilized their membership and raised fifty-seven thousand dollars to benefit Ciné Institute! From the students and staff of Ciné Institute we want to send a heartfelt thank you to everyone who donated and encourage you to join us at FIAF’s upcoming […]