Film Reviews

Zanj Hegal La: Colonialism, Filmmaking, and Attempts at Accountability

Zanj Hegal La: Colonialism, Filmmaking, and Attempts at Accountability

Coated with imagery of the local Haitian practices of Vodou and Kanaval, this reflexive narrative was created through direct collaboration between Casanova and his film students from the Ciné Institute of Jacme. The film simultaneously questions the ethics of its ethnographic filmmaking, while also exploring the aftermath of colonialism in Haiti.

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