Films

An archive of links to videos and film on Haiti (including ordering information) is contained in the 'Audio and Video' page of the Canada Haiti Action Network website, under the section 'News and reports': http://www.canadahaitiaction.ca/audio-video. The archive includes these films and others:

Aristide and the Endless Revolution (2005), director Nicolas Rossier

The story of the 2004 paramilitary coup d'etat in Haiti against President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and all the elected institutions of the country. The film describes the arming of paramilitaries by the U.S. as well as the aid embargo and 'destabilization' by the U.S., Canada and Europe that preceded the coup. View the film here online on YouTube. You can order the DVD here.

Haiti: Sounding The Conch Shell For Battle (2012)

The story of Cuba's health care mission in Haiti, before and after the 2010 earthquake. By Belgian director Anne Delstanche, 2012, 41 minutes. View it here.

Fatal Assistance (2013), director Raoul Peck

Reviewed here in the New York Times, Feb 27, 2014.

Bitter Cane (1983), director Jacques Arcelin

An overview of Haitian-U.S. history, and an examination of exploitation in Haiti’s agricultural and industrial sectors, and its impact on American labour.

Rezistans (1997) and Haiti: Killing the Dream (1992), director Katharine Kean.

The political events and human tragedy surrounding the 1991 Coup and the dictatorship that followed.

Haiti: We Must Kill the Bandits (2007), director Kevin Pina.

The brutal aftermath of the 2004 coup in Haiti, including the essential support role of the U.N. military forces of the MINUSTAH mission that was established in June of that year.