2019 Haitian Film Series: Voodoo and the Church in Haiti
Directed by Andrea Leland, Running Time 44 minutes, Year 1989. Western and African cultures collide in Haiti resulting in religious conflict between Christianity and Voodoo. Despite centuries of vigilant opposition from the Christian Church, Voodoo has flourished in Haiti and continues to be one of the strongest elements underlying Haitian culture. This film dispels Hollywood stereotypes and presents Voodoo as a belief system that has been passed down from African ancestor to slave to present day Haitian. Free and open to the public.