10 April

Nan Lakou Kanaval directed by Kaveh Nabatian

The Hot Docs Film Festival is right around the corner (April 23rd to be exact) and featured is “Nan Lakou Kanaval” directed by our dear friend Kaveh Nabatian. This incredible filmmaker came down to Jacmel to teach our students at Cine Institute.  He has helped enrich and develop our students creative adventures and is now […]

7 January

Elias Djemil, Michaël Pineault, and M. Jean-Pierre Vézina visit Ciné Institute

Maxence Bradley, M. Jean-Pierre Vézina, Elias Djemil, and Michaël Pineault This past week, we had the pleasure of welcoming three very important people from the cinema world to Jacmel to visit us at Ciné Institute! Visiting all the way from Quebec were filmmaker and photographer Elias Djemil, director and photographer Michaël Pineault, and Vice President […]

27 December

A visit from micro_scope

  Training future generations of Haitian filmmakers and artists is an important goal of Ciné Institute, in hopes that we are able to stimulate the film industry across our country in the areas of production, distribution, and promotion. As our own industry continues to grow, we strive to be a bigger part of global and […]

24 November

The Haiti Dialogue Series: Spotlight on Film

The Haiti Dialogue Series: Spotlight on Film

Touro College of Osteopathic  Medicine 231 W. 124th Street, New York, NY Lecture Hall 2 Admission is Free! Join us Thursday, December 11th as The Haitian Roundtable presents, The Haiti Dialogue Series: Spotlight on Film!   This unique forum will be moderated by Warrington Hudlin, a veteran producer of motion pictures, television and online media. As […]

3 November

Stones in The Sun screening at Quad Cinema

Stones in The Sun screening at Quad Cinema

Stones in the Sun/ Wòch nan Soley Directed by Patricia Benoit November 21-27, 2014 Quad Cinema 34 West 13th Street #B New York, NY 10011 “Wòch nan dlo pa konnen doulè wòch nan soley/ Stones in the water don’t know the suffering of stones in the sun.”  – Haitian proverb. A woman struggling to forget […]

12 September

New Benefit Print by painter Kehinde Wiley

New Benefit Print by painter Kehinde Wiley

Cover image credit: KEHINDE WILEY “The Sisters Zénaïde and Charlotte Bonaparte (The World Stage: Haiti)” 2014 Archival inkjet print on Epson Hot Press Bright 300 grain paper Paper 27.5 x 22 inches Image 21.321 x 16 inches Edition of 30 Publisher: The Lapis Press, Culver City, California Courtesy of the artist and Roberts & Tilton, Culver […]

23 July

Meet the Team: Paula Hyppolite

Meet the Team: Paula Hyppolite

“The wealth of Haiti is its people. If you miss the people, you miss the wealth. ” — Paula Hyppolite Born in Cap-Haïtien, Paula Hyppolite is the director of Ciné Institute, Haiti’s only film school. After 25 years living in the United States, Paula returned to Haiti in 2003 where she and APJ CEO David Belle launched the […]

11 June

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Educational Grants Program awards Ciné Institute

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Educational Grants Program awards Ciné Institute

We are extremely pleased and excited to announce that Ciné Institute, Haiti’s only film school, has been awarded a grant from The Academy. Ciné Institute brings together leaders in cinema and education to train and support Haiti’s budding filmmakers. Equally focused on storytelling and technical training, Ciné Institute prepares students for all types of film […]

9 May

Behind the Scenes: APJ Student Profiles

Behind the Scenes: APJ Student Profiles

With the help of director Miguel Alvarez and producer Bougon Massena, Ciné services and Artists for Peace and Justice are creating a new video profile series where we learn a little more about the students and their lives outside of the Academy for Peace and Justice and give them an opportunity to share their personal stories, dreams, […]

7 May

Haiti Optimiste Hoboken

Haiti Optimiste Hoboken

Join us July 1st 2014 for “Haiti Optimiste Hoboken” at bwè kafe!  The evening will feature an hour long program of recent work produced by our Ciné Institute students and graduates followed by a reception. All proceeds provide scholarships and equipment to help us continue to empower the next generation of Haiti’s filmmakers. This event is sponsored […]