June 13-15, 2014
2014 DC Caribbean Filmfest
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD
In honor of Caribbean Heritage Month, TransAfrica, Caribbean Association of World Bank and IMF Staff (CAWI), Caribbean Professional Network (CPN), Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) and AFI Silver is proud to present the DC Caribbean Filmfest, now in its 14th year, at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD.
One of the featured Haitian films, Resilient Hearts, documents the aftermath catastrophic earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010, and left the country and its people devastated. Directed and written by Haitian-American actress Claudine Oriol, who left Port-au-Prince one hour before the earthquake, the film unfolds through the eyes, lives and spirit of the Haitian people, giving voice to the voiceless.
The screening of Resilient Hearts is on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets here.