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Up Next For Raoul Peck: A Haiti-Set Mystery Loosely-Based On Pier Paolo Pasolini’s ‘Teorema’|Shadow and Act


An exposé that offered the world a look at the international community’s response and reaction to the devastating 2010 earthquake Haiti suffered, as seen through the eyes of Haitians in Haiti, the 100-minute film (culled from a total of over 500 hours of footage) was shot over 2 years, starting soon after the January 2010 earthquake, through last year.

It addresses the reported billions of dollars in foreign aid that were said to have been poured into Haiti relief after the earthquake, although it’s not entirely clear where all that money went, since many are still living in squalor.

While we wait for that film to reach home video platforms so that more of you can see it, the filmmaker has already begun production on what will be his next feature film, which will also be set in post-earthquake Haiti. However,t his one will be scripted, and produced by Velvet Film (Peck’s production company). via Shadow and Act.

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