The Haitian art documentary ‘Out of Chaos’ screens Sunday at SF Black Film Fest

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by The People’s Minister of Information JR “Out of Chaos” is a documentary about the dynamic and resilient visual arts scene in Haiti. Having had the experience of hanging with artists and organizers from different parts of the Caribbean Island nation on my two visits, I think that this is an important film because it puts a lens on the beauty of the Haitian people instead of just depicting the desperate, impoverished state in which the U.S., France, Canada and the other imperialist European powers have reduced Haitian life to. I interviewed filmmaker Paschal Giacomini about his film “O...