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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 / David Difficile (Cinematographer), Petri Saarikko (Cinematographer), Gasner François (Cinematographer), Gethcé Pierre (Composer), Petri Saarikko (Director), Sasha Huber (Director), Julius Salo (Editor), Le Centre D’Art / - (Producer), Eddy Bissainthe (Actor), Théophilo Jarbath (Actor), Jonathan Registre (Actor), Rubens Corneille (Actor), Richard Etienne (Actor), Sasha Huber (Actor), Vincent Benece (Actor), Destin Derilus Best't (Actor), Gerry Sterling (Actor), Etienne Jean Stanley (Actor), André Miraklin (Actor), Antoine Godson (Actor), Gethcé Pierre (Actor), Gérald Bellevue (Actor), Josué Duel (Actor), Artists’ Association MUU / - (Funder), TAIKE / - (Funder), Fondation Daniel & Nina Carasso / - (Funder), Fokal / - (Funder), Le Centre D’Art / - (Funder), Finnish Cultural Foundation / - (Funder), Eddy Bissainthe (Script), Josué Duel (Script), André Miraklin (Script), Jonathan Registre (Script), Gerry Sterling (Script), Vincent Benece (Script), Gérald Bellevue (Script), Sasha Huber (Script), Théophilo Jarbath (Script), Rubens Corneille (Script), Etienne Jean Stanley (Script), Richard Etienne (Script), Destin Derilus Best't (Script), Antoine Godson (Script), Gethcé Pierre (Script), Sasha Huber (Author), André Miraklin (Dramaturgi), Petri Saarikko (Sound Design), Julius Salo (Sound Design)
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