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Discover Humanity documentarians seek to showcase the best of Haiti through short film

When Discover Humanity founders Denea Buckingham and Manos Mitikas met two and a half years ago, they instantly connected on traveling and filming their surroundings. The duo first set out on their journey about eight months ago to capture a variety of individuals living life and came to the conclusion to begin in Haiti due to its rich culture and its seemingly single narrative that’s often presented to the world. 

Their ten-minute short film, Discover Haiti, highlights the everyday life of the Haitian people with the goal of debunking the negative stereotypes of the country. The film was shot in just 12 days where they traveled all over in hopes of finding subjects willing to tell their story. 

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Bianca Silva is a journalist and photographer living in New York City. She has written for TIME, Amsterdam News, TODAY.com, Harlem Focus and The WEEK.
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Aug. 21, 2019