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Miriam Neptune – The Birthright Crisis

Miriam Neptune’s 2006 video, The Birthright Crisis, relates not only to violence against Haitians in the Dominican Republic but to the larger climate of xenophobia, anti-immigration policies, and historical amnesia plaguing our planet. When Miriam directed the video, which was commissioned by the organization Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees, she wanted to start a conversation among as many people as possible. With the support of The Laundromat Project she was able to take the documentary to places people already gather: coin-ops. 

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