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Create!.

Publication:
Footscray, Vic, Australia: Natacha Giafferi-Dombre, Contemporary Arts Media (distributor), 2018.
Footscray, Victoria, Australia : Contemporary Arts Media
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (24 mins)
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Local subjects:
Visual Arts, Haiti. (search)
Visual Arts, folk art. (search)
Visual Arts, anthropology. (search)
Communication & Culture. (search)
Haiti, female artists. (search)
Anthropology of Art -- Artist Communities. (search)
Art / Fine / Applied -- Indigenous. (search)
Art / Fine / Applied -- World / Africa. (search)
Communication / Culture -- World / Africa. (search)
Film / Cinema -- Documentary. (search)
Healing Arts -- Community / Art. (search)
WORLD: Africa -- Culture / Art. (search)
Form/Genre:
Educational Films.
Language:
Haitian French Creole, French with subtitles in English and French
System Details:
PAL
video file MP4
Summary:
In Port-au-Prince and  its surroundings, women from very modest backgrounds try to transcend their material condition by practising a powerfully expressive folk art. Glitter, paint, plastic, metal, waste: nothing escapes their creative desire. A source of pride as well as a means of expression and empowerment, this profession like no others also gives them a certain financial  independence.  But let there be no mistake: the task is not easy and competition is fierce. Ifpopularcultureistheculture of those who are deprived of  power, then the power to create gives the 14 women ofthis filmthedesiretocontinuethestruggle...
PG
Participant:
Myrlande Constant, Dieunie Jovin, Mabelle Williams, Syndia Leonce, Katheline Alexis, Atis Rezistans Collective, Mirtha and Armelle Balan, Magda Maglolre, Mme Moreau, Marie-Dania, Levoy, Marie Chantal, Wilrodia, Johane Exil
Credits:
Director: Natacha Giafferi-Dombre ; Cinematographer: Nanda Fernandez-Bredillard ; Sound: Vincent Roussel ; Editor: Jeanne Comode ; Production: Haitian Resource Foundation, Jacques Bartoli
Publisher Number:
6481 Contemporary Arts Media
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.