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