Jean Dieu is a corrupt and power-crazed president, even though he once was elected democratically. He is preparing for the celebration of the 200. Independence Day in his mansion in the hills of Haiti. For this purpose several popular foreign guests are invited and honours are planed. Meanwhile the Haitian people start revolting since they are totally tired of their president and his oppressive exercise of power. Most of the guests are deterred of the conflicts and decline their invitations. Nevertheless, Dieu doesn’t want to give up yet. Instead of canceling the celebratory he ignores the revolt and invites for dinner…

Haiti/France 2009
Regie: Raoul Peck
107min, Video, Farbe, OmeU
Haiti Special

2011, Archive, Specials

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