Review: 'Stones in the Sun' Is A Gripping and Observant Tale About Haitian Immigrants in the U.S.

From Shadow and Act Tue Dec 4 2012, 01:22:18

It's seldom we get to see authentic, complex and tactful character representations from the West Indies on the screen, especially in cinema. In her compelling and heartfelt feature film debut, Haitian filmmaker Patricia Benoit follows three Haitian immigrant families seeking refuge in Brooklyn NY from the sociopolitical upheaval surrounding them in their native country during the 1980's. Benoit - who also wrote the screenplay - has crafted a movingly poignant and observant film. Stones in the Sun, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April earlier this year, just screened as part of the 3rd Annual caribBeing event at the TriBeCa theaters this...

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