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Uploaded on Dec 19, 2011
six years in the making and filmed clandestinely under the Duvalier dictatorship, Bitter Cane is a timeless documentary classic about the exploitation and foreign domnation of the Haitian people.
from peasant coffee farms in the rugged tropical mountains to steamy U.S. -owned sweatshops in the teeming capital, the film takes the viewer on a journey through Haitian history to a deeper understanding of that country's political economy.
We see emerging paths of flight--industries from the U.S., refugees from Haiti - which are having profound effects on both societies.