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Fatal Assistance Screening with Raoul Peck


Nov 03 2014


11:15 am - 1:00 pm


Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

2001 Campus Dr, Durham, NC 27705

Fatal Assistance Screening with Raoul Peck

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Screening of Fatal Assistance

With Raoul Peck and Jonathan Katz

The Forum for Scholars and Publics held a screening of Raoul Peck’s Fatal Assistance at the Nasher Museum on Monday, November 3, 2014. Fatal Assistance explores the complexity of reconstruction and the failures of international humanitarian aid in the wake of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The film concluded with a Q&A with Peck and author Jonathan Katz.

Feature-length films by Peck:

Fatal Assistance Documentary, 2013
Moloch Tropical Narrative, 2011
Sometimes In April Narrative, HBO 2004
Profit, nothing but! Documentary, 2001
LUMUMBA Narrative, 2000
Corps plongés Narrative, 1998
Chère Catherine Video essay, 1998
Haïti, the Silence of the Dogs Documentary, 1994
Desounen – Dialogue with Death Documentary, 1994
The Man by the Shore Narrative,  1993
Lumumba – Death of a Prophet Documentary, 1991
Haitian Corner Narrative, 1987-1988


Raoul Peck

Raoul Peck was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He was educated in Haiti, Zaire (Congo), the United States, France and Germany. His parents fled the Duvalier dictatorship in 1961, finding asylum and a new life in the Republic of Congo, which became their second home for nearly twenty-five years. Peck initially…...

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Jonathan M. Katz

Jonathan M. Katz is a journalist, author, and ASU Future of War National Fellow at New America. His first book, The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster, was a PEN Literary Award finalist and won the Overseas Press Club…...

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