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Conversation and Screening with Renowned Filmmaker Raoul Peck

Still from "Fatal Assistance"

Film still from “Fatal Assistance”

On November 3, Duke University’s Forum for Scholars and Publics will host two events—a lunchtime conversation and a screening—with award-winning Haitian filmmaker Raoul PeckBoth events are free and open to the public.

Lunch with Raoul Peck
Monday, November 3, 12–1:15 p.m.

Forum for Scholars & Publics, 011 Old Chemistry, Duke West Campus
415 Chapel Dr., Durham, North Carolina (Directions)
A lunchtime discussion that will focus on decolonizing film and the difference between representations of Africa and the Caribbean by “outsiders” and “insiders.” A light lunch will be served.

Screening of Fatal Assistance
Monday, November 3; reception at 5:30 p.m., screening at 6:15 p.m.

Nasher Museum of Art
2001 Campus Dr., Durham, North Carolina (Directions)
Peck’s documentary charts a two-year journey into the post-disaster reconstruction process in Haiti, revealing the complexities and failures of humanitarian aid following the 2010 earthquake. A reception will precede the screening; following the film, Peck and author Jonathan Katz will participate in a Q&A session. Watch a trailer for Fatal Assistance.

For more information about Raoul Peck and the events, click here.

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