Peniel Guerrier

Haitian dancer, choreographer, drummer, and educator Peniel Guerrier presents a community program in honor of Jean-Jacques Dessaline, a key leader of the Haitian revolution, at Flanbwayan Haitian Literacy Project ( in Prospect Lefferts Garden, Brooklyn. An opening ceremony with Deenps “Gran Bwa” Bazile, founder of the Bwa Kay Iman celebration of Haitian arts in Prospect Park, begins a two-hour long concert shown in two episodes. Performances include Kriye Bòde (, Guerrier’s dance community ensemble, youth students from Flanbwayan, audience members, and even the camera crew.

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