Nomads Haiti Sponsors
Airlines, the official airline of FIAF
Afrique & Caraïbes
internationale de la francophonie
Spring 2009 Season Sponsors
the official airline of FIAF
Florence Gould Foundation
The Herbert J. Seligmann Charitable Trust
New York State Council of the Arts
World Nomads Partners
Ciné Institute is Haiti’s only film school. Based on the
southern coast in the town of Jacmel, Ciné Institute provides
Haitian youth with film education, training, and production
support while actively promoting Haiti’s national cinema
abroad. Ciné Institute began as Festival Film Jakmèl, an
annual celebration that screened hundreds of films from around
the world free of charge to local audiences.
The only movie theater in northern Manhattan dedicated to
documentary and independent film, the Maysles Institute,
serves as a site of community-based, low-cost popular education
and entertainment. Located in Harlem, Maysles builds an audience
for exemplary documentary films through screenings at the
cinema house and through collaborations with outside partners.
World Voices Festival of International Literature
A week-long celebration of world literature featuring 160
writers from 41 countries speaking 18 different languages.
This year’s festival explores the theme of “Evolution/Revolution”
in NYC from April 27–May 3.
Founded by Larry Gold, who had a distinct musical vision
and passion, S.O.B.’S commits itself to exposing the musical
wealth and heritage of the Afro-Latino diaspora to the
New York community. Through its presentation of legendary
artists such as The Gypsy Kings, Buena Vista Social Club,
and the late Tito Puente, S.O.B.’S has gained recognition
as a passionate and cutting-edge music venue.
Haiti thanks Jonathan Demme for his invaluable insight
also go to Consul Général Félix Augustin, David Belle, Alessandra
Benedicty, Jonathan Cott, Emmanuelle Chiche, Sandrine Butteau,
Harper Dill, Kaima L. Glover, Papa Jubé, Caro Llewellym,
Albert & Philip Maysles, Awantz St. Fleur, Delphine Selles,
Etienne Télémaque, Elizabeth Weinstein, and all of the participating
Bubble Lounge. Established in Tribeca since 1996, The
Bubble Lounge specializes in Champagnes and sparkling wines,
serving over 300 varieties in an intimate and elegant setting.
With locations in New York and San Francisco, The Bubble
Lounge has become a favorite mecca for champagne and sparkling
wine lovers all across the country. The Bubble Lounge hosts
photo exhibits, film screenings, book releases, and live
music nights, and has helped raise thousands of dollars for
cultural, educational, and social causes around the world.
Haitian Aid Organizations
A wealth of
foundations and organizations exist whose missions are devoted
to providing humanitarian aid in Haiti.
here for a list of these organisations.