This year’s Haiti Optimiste, in partnership with FIAF and co-produced with Brioni was a tremendous success. Our co-hosts Donna Karan, Arcade Fire, Michael Kenneth Williams, Jamie Hector, and Vincent Morisset came together with Ciné Institute supporters to see our young filmmakers’ latest work and celebrate Haiti. We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone […]
Pazapa means “step by step” in Creole. Step by step Pazapa has been making a difference in the lives of Haitian children with special needs since 1987. We were honored and thrilled with the opportunity to work with this amazing school in Jacmel and create their promo video. Check out behind the scenes photos from the shoot. […]
Photo recap from our annual benefit event in New York City. Presented by FIAF, Ben Stiller, Jonathan Demme, Michele Montas and David Belle. The evening will feature Ciné Institute films, a performance by Emeline Michel, photography by Marc Baptiste and food by Chef Ron Duprat.
Watch a sneak preview of this year’s Haiti Optimiste featured international collaboration “Just a Reflektor” by Vincent Morisset for Arcade Fire, shot entirely in Jacmel with Ciné Institute graduates. “Just a Reflektor” clip from Ciné Institute on Vimeo.