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Ale Vini

Clay Thomas
Clay Thomas
Film Poster for Ale Vini. A diagonal line cuts the poster, above there is a small boat on the blue ocean, below there is a close up of a dark-skinned individual staring at something in the distance.

A young man in the Haitian city of Saint-Marc considers his options for the future: should he stay in the community where he grew up, or should he join the exodus abroad in search of other opportunities?

Ale Vini seeks to recreate the feeling of a particular place at a particular moment in time, juxtaposing audio from interviews against images from the Haitian city of Saint-Marc to create a portrait of a young man's thoughts, dreams, and desires at a crucial moment in his life.