Wednesday, November 30, 2022 From 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM Add to Calendar 2022-11-30 18:30:00 2022-11-30 20:00:00 Ciné-Club de l’Alliance: Madan Sara screening and discussion with co-executive producer Lu Childs The French Library is glad to welcome co-executive producer Lu Childs and Charlot Lucien from the Haitian Artists Assembly of Massachusetts to present the documentary Madan Sara and to moderate the Q&A that will follow the screening. The French Library, 53 Marlborough St, Boston, Massachusetts, United States America/New_York
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About Madan SaraThe women known as Madan Sara in Haiti work tirelessly to buy, distribute, and sell food and other essentials in markets throughout the country. Despite the obstacles faced by the women working in a sector that lacks investment, infrastructure and state assistance, the Madan Sara continue to be one of the most critical parts of the Haitian economy and of who we are as a country. The Madan Sara documentary tells the stories of these indefatigable women who work at the margins to make Haiti’s economy run. Despite facing intense hardship and social stigma, the hard work of the Madan Sara puts their children through school, houses their families, and helps to ensure a better life for generations to come. This film amplifies the calls of the Madan Sara as they speak directly to society to share their dreams for a more just Haiti.
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