30 November

On the Set: Citadelle La Ferrière

On the Set: Citadelle La Ferrière

Ciné Institute graduates working on a documentary with Virgin Unite and the Clinton Global Initiative about Citadelle La Ferrière, Haiti’s  mountaintop fortress and UNESCO  World Heritage Site.

22 November

Congratulations Daniel Morel: Jury Awards $1.2 Million in Damages from AFP, Getty Images

Congratulations Daniel Morel: Jury Awards $1.2 Million in Damages from AFP, Getty Images

Award-winning Haitian photographer and long standing friend of Ciné Institute Daniel Morel took AFP & Getty Images to court for infringing on the copyrights he held for images taken following the 2010 earthquake. The jury awarded Daniel $1.2 million in damages. A jury has awarded photographer Daniel Morel $1.2 million in damages after deciding that […]

8 November

Edwidge Danticat Highlights Ciné Institute and Jacmel in New York Times

Edwidge Danticat Highlights Ciné Institute and Jacmel in New York Times

In her latest article for the New York Times, advisory board member Edwidge Danticat writes about Ciné Institute, Carnival, and our home town of Jacmel. My Caribbean: 5 Vignettes By BERNICE L. McFADDEN, RAQUEL CEPEDA, EDWIDGE DANTICAT, COLIN CHANNER and ELIZABETH NUNEZ How do you define the Caribbean? Writers intimately acquainted with the islands answer with postcards from their ancestral homes. […]

2 November

Fete Gede Celebration

Fete Gede Celebration

November 1st is a Haitian national holiday. Fete Gede is a for the day of the dead. Thousands converge on the Haitian capital’s main cemetery to honor the Gede and the father of them all, Baron Samedi. They lay out gifts such as homemade beeswax candles, flowers, food and, to warm the Gede’s bones, bottles of […]