Nan Lakou Kanaval Trailer

A journey through the Haitian carnival as experienced by a young woman, this film straddles the lines between documentary, visual poem, and hallucination. Filmed in hyper-saturated 16mm, angels of death and groups of men covered in black syrup battle a giant "Master of Midnight" with fire blazing in his eyes to the beat of Haitian rara and raboday music. Created in collaboration with the director's students from the Cine Institute in Jacmel, Haiti, and based on a poem by young Haitian poet Gabriel Wood Jerry.