Benefit Screening for Cine Institute
Event: Mar 06, 2010
6:00pm - 8:00pm


Benefit Screening for Cine Institute: Haiti’s only Film School

Please join us for the screening of MADAME TIZO, by David Belle
$10 donations will be accepted at the door. All donations will benefit the CinĂ© Institute – Haiti’s only film school.

Madam TiZo (Mrs. Little Bones) is a documentary portrait of a dynamic peasant healer from Jacmel, Haiti. The film tells the story of an extraordinary Haitian elder who runs the equivalent of a rural health clinic from her modest thatched roof hut, situated near the Jacmel River. While taking care of numerous relatives and neighbors who depend upon her, Mrs. Little Bones or Mother Bones as friends know her, simultaneously works as a midwife and leaf doctor for an endless stream of men, women and children who find their way to her yard seeking relief from their maladies. Humorous, mysterious and insightful, the film offers a rare glimpse into the traditional life of Haitian peasants. A reality where faith in the spirit world is central to resolving problems and where access to modern medicine is extremely limited. (64 minutes)

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