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7160: Children of Shadows (fwd)

From: leonie hermantin <lhermantin@hotmail.com>

>>New York based documentary filmmaker Karen Kramer has just completed
>"Children of Shadows," a film on indentured Haitian children known in 
>as restaveks. For the last three years Kramer, who has made five
>documentaries about the people and culture of Haiti, filmed the restaveks 
>they went through their daily routine of cooking, cleaning, fetching water,
>etc. Included are interviews with the children's "guardians" as well as 
>parents who explain why they gave up their children. After viewing this
>documentary UNICEF discussed making the elimination of restaveks a top
>Please join us for a special event that will feature the nearly
>complete documentary "Children of Shadows" followed by a dialogue with 
>Ms.Kramer and a reception:
>Sunday, March 4
>4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
>TapTap Restaurant
>819 5th street
>Miami Beach
>Florida 33139
>RSVP: Haitian American Foundation,Inc.
>305 758-3338
or lhermantin@hotmail.com

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