Toussaint Louverture Directed by: Phillippe Niang TRT: 195 min. (incl. one 15 min. intermission) (France/Haiti) In French and Haitian Creole w/English subtitles
Toussaint Louverture is a two part, action-packed, epic film depicting the life of the Haitian leader who led the first successful slave revolt in world history, defeating Napoleon Bonaparte and winning independence for Haiti from France. Known for his military genius and political acumen, the success of the Haitian Revolution led by Louverture, established Haiti as the first Black free nation in the western hemisphere, and rocked the institution of slavery throughout the “New World”.
Saturday October 18, 2014 12:00pm - 3:15pm
The Bluebird Theatre145 N. Sycamore Street, Petersburg, VA 23803