On Monday September 21, 2015 at 10p.m., watch an exclusive South Florida broadcast of of the film “La Belle Vie” The Good Life, directed by Rachelle Salnave.
“La Belle Vie” is a documentary that will be airing on PBS WPBT channel 2 which serves Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Ft. Myers, Ft.Pierce and Naples.
La Belle Vie: The Good Life is a story about a Haitian-American filmmaker, Rachelle Salnave’s journey to discover her Haitian roots by examining the complexities of the Haitian society as it pertains to the overall political and economic dichotomy in Haiti. Using her own personal family stories interconnected with capturing the voices of Haitians and experts overall, this film chronologically uncovers the rationale behind its social class system but also how it has affected the Haitian American migration experience as well. With the proliferation of political turmoil, poverty, and now an Earthquake shattered nation, La Belle Vie: The Good Life in the end beckons all to lay down their arms, be it the tangible weapons of death and pain or the psychological and spiritual tools of division and prejudice, and work as one to rebuild and prosper in the name of a new and stronger Haiti.