FILM: The Other Side of the Water: The Haitian Journey of a Rara Band in Brooklyn
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Directed by Jeremy Robbins and Magali Damas (2010), 52 minutes. In English. "The Other Side of the Water" follows the dramatic 20-year journey of a group of young immigrants who take this ancient music from the hills of Haiti and reinvent it on the streets of Brooklyn. It's a story on an unlikely band that comes to speak for a larger community, and a music that manages to create a new meaning of home in the Diaspora.
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall