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Deadly Voyages: A Community Discussion on Haitian Migration

Event Date:

June 17, 2022 | 6:00 PM EDT TO 8:30 PM EDT


University of Miami Cosford Cinema
5030 Brunson Dr.

Coral Gables, FL 33146


Florida journalists explore why Haitians are increasingly willing to risk their lives to escape...


A community event will feature the human trafficking melodrama Cargo, by Bahamian writer-director Kareem J. Mortimer. It centers around Haitian migrants being smuggled to the U.S.  A discussion with local experts and journalists about the current migration crisis will follow the film's screening.

The event follows a Miami Herald series by Caribbean correspondent Jacqueline Charles and visual journalist Jose Iglesias

It will take place June 17, 2022. Cargo will be screened 6-8pm EDT, with a panel discussion 8-8:30pm EDT.

The panel will be moderated by Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat, author of Brother, I’m Dying​​​​​.

This community event is arranged by the Miami Herald and the Miami Herald Impact Journalism Fund at the Miami Foundation. 


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