29 May '13, 11am

Ben Stiller Supports Haitian Filmmakers with the Ciné Institute

Ben Stiller Supports Haitian Filmmakers with the Ciné Institute

The Ciné Institute started as a one-time film festival that was so successful, it became an annual event. Through the festival, they found that interest in film, especially Haitian film, was so strong that what began as a few workshops by visiting filmmakers, turned into a two year college program, now run almost entirely by locals devoted to the craft. Considering only 1% of Haitian youth go on to college, this program has not only broadened the educational opportunities made available to young people, but also has helped to create an industry that provides employment opportunities where none in the field previously existed.

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2013/05/29/ben-stiller-supports-h...

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