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