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The tragic Parsley Massacre event took place in the Dominican Republic during the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo in 1937. The word perejil was used to identify and separate Afro-Dominicans from Afro-Haitians. The pronunciation of the Spanish word parsley (perejil) determined their fate. The genocidal event influences Haiti still today.

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English title / Parsley
Original title / Perejil
Keywords / violence, history, oppression, performances, genocide
Type / Single channel
Genre / political commentary
Country / Haiti, Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:18:00
Language / French, Haitian; Haitian Creole
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2017
Cast / Gasner François (Cinematographer), David Difficile (Cinematographer), Petri Saarikko (Cinematographer), Gethcé Pierre (Composer), Sasha Huber (Director), Petri Saarikko (Director), Julius Salo (Editor), Le Centre D’Art / - (Producer), Richard Etienne (Actor), Jonathan Registre (Actor), Josué Duel (Actor), Etienne Jean Stanley (Actor), Rubens Corneille (Actor), Eddy Bissainthe (Actor), Sasha Huber (Actor), Destin Derilus Best't (Actor), André Miraklin (Actor), Antoine Godson (Actor), Gethcé Pierre (Actor), Vincent Benece (Actor), Théophilo Jarbath (Actor), Gerry Sterling (Actor), Gérald Bellevue (Actor), TAIKE / - (Funder), Fondation Daniel & Nina Carasso / - (Funder), Finnish Cultural Foundation / - (Funder), Fokal / - (Funder), Artists’ Association MUU / - (Funder), Le Centre D’Art / - (Funder), Etienne Jean Stanley (Script), André Miraklin (Script), Rubens Corneille (Script), Sasha Huber (Script), Destin Derilus Best't (Script), Théophilo Jarbath (Script), Vincent Benece (Script), Richard Etienne (Script), Jonathan Registre (Script), Gérald Bellevue (Script), Eddy Bissainthe (Script), Gethcé Pierre (Script), Josué Duel (Script), Gerry Sterling (Script), Antoine Godson (Script), Sasha Huber (Author), André Miraklin (Dramaturgi), Julius Salo (Sound Design), Petri Saarikko (Sound Design)
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