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 […]

8 April

Blue Marble Dreams comes to Haiti

Our grad students are always up to big things and constantly making a difference in their community! Which is why we’re so happy to brag about their most recent involvement. Some of the footage captured from our amazing students at the Cine Institute were used in this promo video for Bèl Rèv, a charitable non-profit […]

5 April

Cine Institute at Haiti Film Fest 2015

The time is almost here!! That’s right, the Haiti Film Festival held by the Haiti Cultural Exchange in New York begins on May 7th for opening night! We’re so excited and honored to have our very own graduate students’ short films featured at the festival. The Haiti Cultural Exchange is an exquisite rare non-profit organization […]

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 […]

15 February

Total Haiti-Konbit Rebwazman

We couldn’t more excited to present this amazing video to you produced by the students of Cine Institute! This incredible project was created as a campaign for Konbit Boazman, by Total Haiti. Total Haiti has launched this competition in order to promote and encourage reforestation in practices in haiti! The objective of Total Haiti is […]

30 January

A visit from Gaëthan Chancy

  Recently, we had the immense pleasure to welcome Gaëthan Chancy, producer for the professional production company MUSKA of Port-au-Prince. This company employees several of our graduates as full-time workers, but also several others as freelancers who come in to work on individual projects. In addition to producing excellent work by MUSKA’s teams in production […]

14 January

Haiti: Open for Business?

      Watch full episode here! In December, a team from Bloomberg TV came to Haiti for an episode of their programming dedicated to the economy entitled “Haiti: Open for Business?” Luckily, several of our Ciné Institute graduates were able to work on the project as part of Ciné Services, our division of continued […]

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 […]