On the Haitian-Dominican border, a park-ranger’s brutal murder opens a journey into the illegal charcoal trade, mass deforestation, violent conflict, racism and xenophobia. The panel will discuss the issues surrounding the film which will premiere in New York at the DOC NYC Film Festival. For information on the film and to buy tickets, check out the film's website.
Jake Kheel and Juan Mejia - Co-Directors, Death by a Thousand Cuts
Yelaine Rodriguez - Artist, Curator and Cultural Organizer
Nyasha Laing - Attorney, Sustainable Development Expert and Communications Strategist
Cassandre Theano - Associate Legal Officer Open Society Foundation
Refreshments will be served.
The event is free and open to the public. A valid ID is required to enter the building.
Presented by Human Pictures, The Afrolatin@ Project, Afro-Latino Festival NYC, Haitian Creole Language Institute, CLACS-NYU, Participant Media and Univision Documentales.