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