Frank Etienne is one of Haiti’s most prolific writers. He is also a multidimensional artist, who defines himself as “the greatest creator worldwide.” This film is a trip into the literary, poetic, theatrical and picturesque work of Frank Etienne. Also included are interviews with Etienne’s family, friends and peers, including the Haitian-Canadian novelist Dany Lafèrierre.


(86mins) | Haiti


French, Haitian Creole with English subtitles



Arnold Antonin Photograph of Arnold Antonin Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in 1942, Arnold Antonin studied Economics at the University of Rome. He is the director of several documentary films, including Jacques Roumain: Passion for a Country (ttff/10). A Journey Through Frank Etienne’s World is his most recent film.