Arnold Antonin Films

Jean-Jacques Dessalines: the Man who Defeated Napoleon Bonaparte

2022/USB/1h34min French & Creole with subtitles in French, English & Spanish

Dessalines is Haiti’s main founder. He was assassinated two years after the proclamation of independence. Today he is both a mythical and an unknown figure, used for better and for worse. This film reintroduces him in all his complexity and opens a debate on the Haitian crises and the colonial heritage. With analysis by Pierre Buteau, Jean Casimir, Michèle Pierre-Louis, Jean Alix René, Bayyinah Bello, Vertus Saint-Louis, Jhon Picard Byron, Lesly Péan, Daniel Elie and others.

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