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Documentary: Cheche Lavi - Searching for Life about two Haitian immigrants

Date: 11-13-2019

Time: 06:00 PM

Location: Library Multimedia Room 101

The International Studies Program presents "Cheche Lavi," a documentary film screening. 

This moving documentary is a lyrical portrait that follows two Haitian migrants, Robens and James, who find themselves stranded at the US-Mexico border with no way forward and no one to depend on but each other.  The quiet, unexpected tenderness of their friendship shines in the eye of an incomprehensible geopolitical storm, even as the two men drift towards drastically different futures...   and a new wall rises on the horizon.  

Cheche Lavi is a phrase in Haitian Creole which means "looking for life".  

November 13th, Wednesday, at 6 pm.

DiMenna-Nyselius Library
Multimedia Room 
Refreshments will be served!

Presented in partnership with the Humanities Institute in the College of Arts and Sciences and co-sponsored by the Center for Faith and Public Life, the Departments of Modern Languages and Literatures, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology and Anthropology, and the programs in Black Studies, Humanitarian Action, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Film, Television, and Media Arts.  

Related Web Site : https://www.fairfield.edu/undergraduate/academics/schools-and-colleges/college-of-arts-and-sciences/programs/international-studies/events-calendar/index.html


For more information, contact Anita Deeg-Carlin / 2865 / adeeg-carlin@fairfield.edu