October 14 - 16

110 min.

Tickets

Member $10 | General $13

Director Owsley Brown spins a gorgeous and soulful symphony of a city, Port-au-Prince, sprung to life through the performances and words of the students and teachers at Sainte Trinité Music School. Beginning three years before the devastating earthquake of January 2010 that left 300,000 dead and 1.5 million homeless, music’s saving grace takes on new meaning in the aftermath of the horror that leaves the school in ruins. However, Serenade for Haiti never wallows in sorrow: it’s a visual feast and celebration of a musical and cultural heritage whose fingerprints can be found all over New Orleans. -NS

Filmmaker scheduled to attend

PRD: Owsley Brown, Anne Flatté, Christy McGill; DP: Marcel Cabrera; ED: Gina Liebrecht, Eva Ilona Brzeski, Jeff Boyette

 

Community Partners: Black Star Books & Cafe, Congo Square Preservation Society