Film Screening: The Sun Will Rise


5:15pm  — 6:45pm


Center for Media, Film and Theatre, 0065 Screening Room
The Sun Will Rise (Douvan Jou Ka Levé) directed by Gessica Généus, 2017, 51 min.
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Haitian filmmaker and actress Gessica Généus undertakes a journey to understand what she calls Haiti’s “illness of the soul”—the country’s fraught religious divide between Vodou and Christianity. With her mother’s bipolarity as her poignant point of departure, Généus seeks to connect the dots of her family’s, and her island’s, fractured history.

Q&A with the director to follow.


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