Macdala, class of 2011, was recently hired as a video editor at UNDP‘s Port au Prince office. She is excited by her new position and grateful to Ciné Institute for this transformative opportunity. “Now l can say with utmost pride that Ciné Institute has changed my life. l became what l have always desired to […]
École de Musique Dessaix Baptiste, Jacmel’s music school, recently needed a short institutional profile video. As part of Ciné Institute’s civic engagement curriculum, first year students were charged with the learning exercise of developing a concept that would assist Dessaix Baptiste. Students then pitched their ideas to the music school board and one proposal was […]
CONGRATULATIONS Bruno Mourral, Ciné Institute advisory board member and leading Haitian commercial filmmaker. Bruno just won a Silver Screen Award for best commercial at the Nevada Film Festival for his Big Shake commercial which was also featured on the Steve Harvey Show.
Led by Ciné Institute Co-Director Paula Hyppolite and Campus Sustainability Officer Sylvio Juste, we are embarking on an ambitious strategy to green our campus and produce our own food. Extensive fruit tree planting took place last rainy season. Cherry, papaya, coconut, mango and many other saplings are sprouting all over campus. A nursery of medicinal […]
Régine Roumain, Executive Director of Haiti Cultural Exchange, gives a presentation to our students. Haiti Cultural Exchange, is a non-profit organization established to develop, present and promote the cultural expressions of the Haitian people at home and in the diaspora. HCX presents innovative programs including art exhibits, performances, and public forums. Through our ongoing youth development programs […]
Patricia Benoit, director of Stones in the Sun recently presented her film at Festival de l’Amitié in Jacmel. The film was partially shot in Jacmel with Ciné Institute students, and had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. Patricia spent the day at Ciné Institute and gave a workshop on how to direct non-professional actors. Festival de l’Amitié […]
On last night’s broadcast of “CNN Heroes: Sharing the Spotlight.” Ben Stiller sat down with Anderson Cooper to discuss The Stiller Foundation‘s work in Haiti with Ciné Institute and elsewhere, as well his personal thoughts on philanthropy, responsibility, and celebrity.