Assistance Mortelle (2013) with filmmaker Raoul Peck


Michael Hooper Pierre Bélanger


Thursday, November 13, 2014
06:30pm - 09:00pm
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Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA


Free and open to the public

Event Description

 Assistance Mortelle (2013). In English, French, and Haitian Creole, with English subtitles. 99 mins.

Assistance Mortelle (Fatal Assistance) examines the process and legacy of humanitarian aid in Haiti, following the 2010 earthquake. After the film screening, director Raoul Peck will take questions from the audience and join Harvard GSD faculty and guests in a discussion of the significance of fieldwork and the potential of media and representation to shed light on development and governance. Introduced by Pierre Bélanger, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and co-director of the Master in Design Studies program, followed by a discussion moderated by Michael Hooper, Associate Professor of Urban Planning.

Image by: © Velvet Film 2013

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Events: Assistance Mortelle (2013) with filmmaker Raoul Peck

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