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Rethink Haiti: The Best Tourism Video You’ll See All Year

Nov 02, 2013 10:30 am

South of Haiti from Alex Horner on Vimeo.

Producers: Dave Ali Fils-Aimé | Dali Reel, Alex Horner | Horner Pictures, Francisco Momplaisir | J'aime les Cayes  
Cinematography/Editor/Writer: Alex Horner
Field sound recordist: Nick Mihalevich | Cape Status
Creole translation and adaptation: Marleen Julien
Voiceover engineer: Freddie Feldman | Vocomotion
Music composition: Rhian Sheehan – "A Thimble Full of Sorrow"
Post-sound mix: Steve Horner
Special thanks: Molly Augustin, Marleen Julien, James Murphy, Kevin Pierre, Thierry Rivette, Rhian Sheehan.

Please check out the wonderful Rhian Sheehans music.
http://www.rhiansheehan.com/

In October 2012, Nick, Dave, Francisco and I, set off on a 10 day journey along the Southern coast of Haiti in the back of a pickup. Our goal? To capture a side of Haiti that is rarely seen. Having been to Port Au Prince multiple times, it was refreshing to see Haiti in a new light. It's important to recognize that the images typically shown of Haiti, or any 3rd world country, do not necessarily represent the country as a whole. It has nothing to do with putting blinders on to problems and needs, but all to do with expanding your perception of a country.

We hope that these images can help motivate someone to get out and go somewhere that may seem scary or intimidating. When you get into it, it's not all bad.

www.hornerpictures.com

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