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Trailer Watch: DOC NYC Premiere Monsieur Le President, by Victoria Campbell

Premiering at DOC NYC is Monsieur Le President,” a film by New York-based visual artist, photographer and filmmaker Victoria Campbell. Check out the trailer above and the DOC NYC description below:

Volunteering in Haiti in the immediate aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake, Victoria Campbell encounters Gaston, a charming voodoo priest who shows leadership during the emergency, and later manages to open a small, much-needed medical clinic with the support of a foreign funder. He becomes a local hero, a symbol of ingenuity in defiance of the failure of conventional relief efforts. Over three years, he also becomes the filmmaker’s close friend—until an unexpected development causes Victoria to re-examine her entire experience in Haiti.

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