Saturday, August 10, 2013

Video: 'Dead or Victorious but Not Prisoner (2011)' Trailer

Director: Mario L. Delatour // Amistad Films

On July 28th 1958, three former Haitian army officers accompanied by five American nationals invaded Haiti from Key West, Florida in an attempt to topple the new presidency of Dr. Francois Duvalier. The American media dubbed the whole affair as the The Sheriff Invasion! This filmexamines the lives of the men who staged this bold attempt particularly that of its leader Captain Alix pasquet.

This short preview was sponsored by the Fondation connaissance et liberté (Fokal) and Ms. Youri Mevs. The short is narrated in English.

Festival and presentations:
This film is a work in progress.

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