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Haitian Film Series: Jean-Jacques Dessalines - The Man who Defeated Napoléon Bonaparte

Dir: Arnold Antonin (2022) 1:34 min. Dessalines is Haiti's main founder. He was assassinated two years after the proclamation of independence. Today he is both a mythical and an unknown figure, used for better and for worse. This film reintroduces him in all his complexity and opens a debate on the Haitian crises and the colonial heritage.


Caribbean focus, Central America focus, Global, Humanities, Movie/Film