23 March

“Citoyens De Nulle Part” presented at Cine Institute

This past month Cine Institute was happy to hold a screening of Citizens of Nowhere, a powerful documentary examining a crucial issue facing Haitians in the Dominican Republic. This screening was organized in collaboration with the film festival of Québécois in Haiti created by the Fondation Fabienne Colas Foundation. Before we premiered the movie, we […]

15 March

Lola Schnabel and Gisella Marengo visit Cine Institute

We welcomed Lola Montes Schnabel and Gisella Marengo with open arms this past March, here at the Cine Institute. Lola Montes Schnabel, the daughter of Julian Schnabel, is also a phenomenal painter and filmmaker who studied at the Cooper Union. She visited along with Gisella Marengo, an italian renowned actress and producer! These two awesome […]

15 March

HAITI OPTIMISTE 2015: A Celebration of Haitian Culture in NYC

  On February 26th, we invited friends to celebrate Haiti’s unique beauty and culture at Haiti Optimiste, held annually at the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in NYC! Hosted by David Belle, Paul Haggis, and Marc Baptiste, the event opened with a fantastic performance by Paul Beaubrun. Paul played his hit single “Ayizan,” off the […]