Market Women of Haiti (essential and under siege )

Today’s program is inspired by the 2021 film “Madan Sara”, produced in Haitian Creole and directed by Etant Dupain. Excerpts from this film, including sounds and interviews, are provided.  Featured Speakers: Edwidge Danticat, Haitian-American novelist raised by a Madan Sara; Etant Dupain, director of the film Madan Sara; Nora Jeanne Joseph, founder of a Haitian company called RADIKAL that works with and supports Madan Saras; Daruna Nikii, 20-year old Haitian-Canadian, raised by her grandmother, a Madan Sara; Clotilde Achille, a Madan Sara in the film;  and, Mildred Trouillot-Aristide, co-founder of The University of the Aristide Foundation (UniFA).

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