Film10of10: Take 5 min to experience the impact of donated goods and US subsidized imports on Haitians

January 22, 2016

Last day of CSFilm’s commemoration of the 6th anniversary of the Haiti earthquake.  Take a break today or over the weekend to learn from and share Haitian perspectives.

Today, A multi-generational cobbler’s livelihood is put at risk when donated and imported shoes flood the market after the 2010 earthquake and the subsequent lifting of trade barriers.

Director and Videographer: Jenipher W. Charles
Sound: Bichara Villarson, Interviewer: Jessy Kernizan, Editor: Evens Louis

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Jenipher Charles is passionate about photography and videography and takes pride in being one of the few camerawomen in Haiti. She worked as a multimedia director at a local organization and now serves as a reporter at Groupe Mèdialternatif. She has produced several reports on women’s rights.

 

Watch another of the 10 short films: Owning Our Future – Haitian Perspectives in Film, and thanks for your support!

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