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Ayiti Images Presents "Rasin Mwen (My Roots)"

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Oct 14, 2017 – 7:00 PM

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Ayiti Images returns with its fall series, with exciting and thought provoking films about the Haitian experience. Join us on Saturday, October 14th at 7pm at the Little Haiti Cultural Center. Spread the word and bring all your friends! Why: Rasin Mwen (My Roots) Screening  When: Saturday, October 14th at 7pm  Where: Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, FL   How: Tickets are $12 ***Additional Info: Haitian Creole with English Subtitles Synopsis:  Whether it's on the soccer fields or in a back alley, in modern day Haiti, the strong survive and the smart thrive.  Belensky Pétion , a heavy gambler, an upcoming soccer star and ladies' man is deep in debt to a local loan and is about to learn how small the island can really be. Things take a terrible turn w hen his American cousin, "Rodlin" arrives in Haiti for a visit gets kidnapped and held for ransom. But, when their American relative is slow to pay, they must use their wits and courage to stay alive. Watch the Official Trailer here Stay with us directly after the screening of "Rasin Mwen," for a conversation about the movie industry in Haiti. Learn a bit about the past and the vision for the future with seasoned movie producer, Pierrot Mervilier, Radio host of Cinéma Vérité Rose-Phillip Coriolan, owner of Ayiti TV, Claude Mancuso and founder of Ayiti Images, Rachelle Salnave. So, this weekend, catch a great film, conversation and networking. See you at the movies in Little Haiti, Miami.  ***Rating warning: This movie has nudity, explicit language and violence. Not suitable for children under 13 years. Parental discretion is advised. About Ayiti Images Ayiti Images is a new Florida traveling film series showcasing documentaries and narrative films about the Haitian experience. The films are diverse in its point of views ranging from issues on US deportation laws, history, Haitian identity to the Haitian Diaspora experience. The series includes panel discussions, networking and music. Collaborating with local Universities, community organization’s and cultural institutions, the film screenings will take place throughout the Florida area to expose residents to a diverse conversation about Haiti. 

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