CSFilm commemorates the 6th anniversary of the Haiti earthquake by sharing Haitian voices and visions. Take less than 10 minutes a day to watch a Haitian-made film. Learn from and share Haitian perspectives.
Today, Haitian female filmmaker Muselene Carilus brings us the story of a Haitian business woman, mentor, mother and auto-mechanic:
Shifting Gears, (Chanje Vitès) – 5:33
Director & Videographer: Muselène Carilus
Sound & Production Assist: Bichara Villarson, Editor: Jude Stanley Roy
In an industry dominated by men, a mother and wife excels in auto repair, breaking common perceptions of the role of women in Haitian society.
Muselène Carilus graduated with a degree in social communications and continues to learn through seminars and trainings. She has served as a cultural commentator, host and reporter at a number of radio stations. Currently Muselène works as the Head of Communication for Plate-forme des Organisations Haïtiennes des Droits Humains (POHDH), a leading Haitian human rights group.