Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Deported wins Best Documentary and Human Rights award at Vues d'Afrique 2013

The documentary Deported, directed by Chantal Regnault and Rachel Magloire was awarded Best Documentary and the Human Rights award at the 29th International Film Festival Vues d'Afrique held in Montreal, Canada.

The film was screened twice to packed houses at the Excentris Cinema, with record attendances for the Vues D'Afrique.

Produced in collaboration with Velvet Films "Deported" follows the story of American and Canadian ex-convicts born in Haiti and forcibly returned to their country of origin that they know little or nothing about.

The film had its world premiere in Jacmel (Haiti) last December at the Close Friend Festival in front of thousands of festival-goers.

"Deported" then aired the world premiere a the FIPA International Festival of Audiovisual Programs, held in January in Biarritz, France.

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