LIBERTY IN A SOUP

By Dudley ALEXIS

EPYLLION STUDIOS - as PROD

Historical - Completed 2016

This soup is a concretization of war and victory, oppression and emancipation, and the deeply rooted celebratory traditions of a people's culture.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Historical, Documentary, Art - Culture
    • Countries
    • HAITI, USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, FRENCH, CREOLE
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 71 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Dudley ALEXIS
    • Writer(s)
    • Dudley ALEXIS
    • Producer(s)
    • Dudley ALEXIS
    • Synopsis
    • Every first of January, the Haitian families celebrate the independence of their country around the "SOUP JOUMOU’’. Deeply rooted in Haitian culture , this culinary tradition recalls the victory of the Haitian Revolution, where their ancestors fought against slavey. The savoring of this dish is a moment of great conviviality among Haitians. it marks the emergence of a new society that recognizes the freedom and equality of all individuals. Prepared with the pumpkin, the soup symbolizes the struggle for the emancipation of slaves and the victory against the enslavement and oppression. In This we trip will reveal the origin of the "SOUP JOUMOU’ and its connection with the Haitian Revolution and the Independence Day of Haiti.
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