LAFANMI SELAVI

LAFANMI SELAVI

    Price: $310.00

    Code: 1717
    Format: DVD

    Directed by Lee Flynn
    2000, 60 minutes
    Purchase: $310 Classroom Rental: $125


    Filmed at a center for street children in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, founded by former President Aristide in 1986, this video interviews five young children. They tell poignant stories of how they were orphaned or abandoned by their parents, their struggle to live on the streets, and how they came to the center, whose Creole name means "Family is Life." These interviews, plus commentary from the center's teachers and Aristide himself, reveal the difficulties of life in a small country effected by colonization, grinding poverty, military rule, and a global economy.

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