Haiti and the United States, respectively, are transformed in Miryam Charles’s experimental shorts and Garrett Bradley’s long short America.
Feu de Bengale (Bengal Light)
Dir. Olivier Godin | Written by Miryam Charles | 11 mins | 2014 | Canada, Haiti | French with English subtitles
Antilles, 1994. On the eve of the arrival of foreign military forces on the island where they grew up, members of a peaceful group kidnap a soldier in order to find information that could forever alter the political destiny of their country.
Vole, vole tristesse (Fly, Fly Sadness)
Dir. Miryam Charles | 5 mins | 2015 | Canada, Haiti | French with English subtitles
Following a nuclear explosion that transforms the voice of all the inhabitants of an island, a Finnish journalist goes there in order to find a hermit with mysterious powers.
Vers les colonies (Towards the colonies)
Dir. Miryam Charles | 5 mins | 2016 | Canada, Haiti | French with English subtitles
When a young girl is found off the Venezuelan coast, a medical examiner will try to determine the cause of death before the body is repatriated.
Une forteresse (A Fortress)
Dir. Miryam Charles | 6 mins | 2018 | Canada, Haiti | French with English subtitles
After the death of their adoptive daughter a couple goes to Haiti looking for her relatives. There, they meet with a DNA specialist who might have the power of resurrection.
Drei Atlas (Three Atlas)
Dir. Miryam Charles | 6 mins | 2018 | Canada, Haiti | German and Haitian Creole with English subtitles
A maid is suspected of murdering her former employer. Questioned by the police, she will reveal the existence of a supernatural power.
Dir. Miryam Charles | 5 mins | 2019 | Canada, Haiti | Fiction | Haitian Creole and English
A few days before her wedding, a young woman learns that her fiancé is accused of sexual assault. She goes to Haiti to confront the alleged victim.
Dir. Garrett Bradley | 29 mins | 2019 | USA
A cinematic omnibus rooted in New Orleans, challenging the idea of black cinema as a “wave” or “movement in time,” proposing, instead, a continuous thread of achievement.
Director Miryam Charles will be in attendance for a Q&A.
Please see individual films for details.
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Miami, FL 33137