Filmmaker + Musician
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Kenbe La ~ Hold On

Filmed before and after the January 12th, 2010 earthquake, Kenbe La chronicles the work of musicians and teachers of the Holy Trinity Music School in Port-au-Prince and the Dessaix Baptiste Music School in Jacmel. The students' commitment to music inspires and gives weight to the importance of culture and the arts. Their experiences illustrate the ways in which music education builds strong character and supportive communities to help combat the intense needs that exist throughout the country. These stories reveal music's ability to heal and unite even amidst the most challenging circumstances.

Kenbe La ~ Hold On (2011)

Feature Documentary Film (88 min)

Co- Writer, Co-Director, Co-Producer, Co-Cinematographer, C0-Editor // Created with Carolyn Armstrong


Filmed before and after the January 12th, 2010 earthquake, Kenbe La chronicles the work of musicians and teachers of the Holy Trinity Music School in Port-au-Prince and the Dessaix Baptiste Music School in Jacmel. The students' commitment to music inspires and gives weight to the importance of culture and the arts. Their experiences illustrate the ways in which music education builds strong character and supportive communities to help combat the intense needs that exist throughout the country. These stories reveal music's ability to heal and unite even amidst the most challenging circumstances.

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Kenbe La ~ Hold On