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#07-21 Madan Saras of Haiti … Brave Market Women and Their Community

Inspired by the 2021 film Madan Sara, produced in Haitian Creole and directed by Etant Dupain. Includes sound from the film and related interviews.

Host(s): Sofia Vavaroutsos, Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Edwidge Danticat, Haitian-American novelist raised by a Madan Sara; Etant Dupain, director of the film Madan Sara; Nora Jeanne Joseph, founder of a Haitian company called RADIKAL that works with and supports Madan Saras; Daruna Nikii, 20-year old Haitian-Canadian, raised by her grandmother, a Madan Sara; Clotilde Achille, a Madan Sara in the film; Mildred Trouillot-Aristide, co-founder of The University of the Aristide Foundation (UniFA).

Credits: Program produced and interviews by Sofia Vavaroutsos and Frieda Werden; additional audio courtesy of the film Madan Sara and the radio series Sojourner Truth, hosted by Margaret Prescod. Film distributed by Street Team Productions.