30.09. - 09.10.2021

Ayiti Toma, The Land of the Living Canada 2013 | 83 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

Joseph Hillel

Joseph Hillel was born in Port-au-Prince and now lives in Montréal. Ayiti Toma: In the Land of the Living is his third documentary.

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Documentary: The public perception of Haiti is usually that of a crisis zone: still suffering from its colonial past, haunted by disease and disaster, dependent on aid organisations and political interests. The island state's deeply rooted, rich culture, however, is largely unknown. The film shows the country from the point of view of sociologists, historians, street children and voodoo priests. It also speaks to people with long-held ties to the country like Sean Penn, who are well acquainted with the realities Haiti faces. The result is an exciting, unretouched portrait of the country in all its complexity and beauty.
Original title: Ayiti Toma - In the Land of the Living
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: English, French
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Joseph Hillel
Screenplay: Joseph Hillel
Producer: Michel Ouellette
Director of Photography: Nicolas Canniccioni, Benoit Aquin
Music: Jowee Omicil
Production Design:
Editor: Heidi Haines, Arto Paragamian
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
Printsource: Funfilm Distribution
German Distributor:
World Sales: Funfilm Distribution
Production: Ciné Qua Non Média
Contact: Francis Ouellette, FunFilm Distribution:


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