The film is an adaptation of the short story Caroline's Wedding by the Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat. Danticat has really put her heart and soul into adding a Haitian immigrant perspective into the American narrative. I admire her tenacity and kindness. Recently she was honored by the Ford Foundation for her efforts as an activist: Edwidge Danitcat Ford Foundation Fellow. Danticat will be narrating the film.
The story Caroline's Wedding explores assimilating to American culture through a narrative set in the early nineties about a mother, her two daughters, and a deceased husband.
I hope you will come on board to help bring this project to fruition so that it can join the current cultural dialogue about immigrants that Danticat shines a light on in her work.
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