- The Cube's Haiti Kids Kino Project is making its second trip to Haiti in October and November 2011. We'll be screening international childrens films and running video and animation workshops for kids displaced by the 2010 earthquake.
Monthly Archives: November 2011
whistle posse! Its our last night in Haiti, and we’re back in Port-au-Prince, ready to head to the airport tomorrow morning… here are a some favourite memories from the trip… There’s a popular saying here that Haitians are like sugar … Continue reading
The final screening at small camp right next to where we’re staying in Leogane. The camp leader said we could come as long as we bought some beers at his bar. No problem. Great final screening. Don’t know if any … Continue reading
The old disused cinema in Leogane in the background. Someone even climbed up on top to watch the films (look close on low bit to the left) Rappers taking control of the stage. Probably doing the most performed song of … Continue reading
A large tented and corrugated hut camp occupies Leogane’s stadium. We set up next to the stadium and quite aptly the old cinema for two nights of screening. We were right in the middle of town, and it felt a … Continue reading
It’s not all work work work. We managed to pop to the beach in Leogane for a quick HKKP fashion shoot with Roosevelt the driver (yeah boyeeeee!) Marko, Berlin the translator , and Alex. Check out the tees. I was … Continue reading
So we’re now in Leogane, staying with volunteer org – All Hands. We sorted out workshops in a local school straight away. Alex and Marko got animating and I helped some kids make a little film about their school.
We sadly had to say goodbye to our guide/translator of three weeks Michel Jean. We’d been through a lot together – a few drunken vodou nights, his wife leaving him, about 12 screenings, and plenty of funny Haitian moments. He … Continue reading
On Monday we visited a little village called Bois Boeuf down the end of a long dirt track where they all live in little white homes which were put up after the earthquake. They were well chuffed we’d made the effort … Continue reading
On Wednesday we left Jacmel for Leogane to do our last few screenings and workshops before returning to the UK. All Hands Disaster Relief (http://hands.org/)kindly invited us to stay in their compound and have been wonderful hosts. We did some … Continue reading