Raoul Peck's Moloch Tropical Premieres in Boston
The event is sponsored by Emerson College in collaboration with the Cultural Service of the French Consulate in Boston and Gallery Basquiat, a Boston artists collective.
" 'Moloch Tropical' is a metaphor bigger than Haitian politics. It's a satirical view of power,'' says Peck over the telephone from his native Port au Prince, Haiti, where he is currently shooting a documentary. "The film has screened around the world - Italy, Sweden, Australia - and each time it's brought about a discussion of local politics. Haiti has molded my own politics, but I felt totally at ease to take on the larger subject of power and how it functions. [The Boston screening] will give the audience an opportunity to see what's happening elsewhere and to not see [the United States] as the center of the world.''
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