Description: For three years, filmmakers Rachèle Magloire and Chantal Regnault followed members of a unique group of outcasts in Haiti: criminal deportees from North America. Since 1996, the United States has implemented a policy of repatriation of all foreign residents who have been convicted of crimes. A new life begins for these deportees in an environment that is both completely unfamiliar and quite hostile. Most have not been on Haitian soil since they left as very young children. Many no longer have family on the island and speak little, if any, Creole. Some struggle with addiction and others are coping with mental illness. Most have very limited financial means with which to manage any sort of reintegration. And Haitians are generally less than welcoming. They know that these North Americans have committed crimes and view them with suspicion. Through a series of individual portraits, DEPORTED gives voice to the former offenders and their families. Viewers are left to ponder the multifaceted

Type: Documentary
Year: 2013
Director: Rachele Magloire and Chantal Regnault
Country: Haiti and France
Film ID: 817
Created: 9/11/2014
Copy: 1m   Format: DVD   Language: English and Haitian Creole   Subtitles: English   Length: 72 minutes   Copy ID: 1446   Comments: subtitles are also available in French

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