Haitian Film Festival postponed to 2008
Film Festival Jakmel has postponed its annual event for a year, according to festival founder David Belle. Based in the southern resort town of Jakmel in Haiti, the festival last year injected over $1m in economic activity in the region. However, planning for the fourth iteration was plagued by funding and infrastructure difficulties. The 2006 event had a budget of $400,000. Belle said he hopes to double that sum by seeking donors to underwrite year-round film programming and ...
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