A labour of love for Jonathan Demme who spent seven years following Haitian human rights activist and broadcaster Jean Dominique. An agronomist by background on an island run by bandits, Dominique's struggle to bring justice to his homeland ended in a hail of bullets outside Radio Haiti in 2000. For all Demme's efforts, you never feel the film quite cracks its subject, but it does throw a grim spotlight on Haiti's interminable agonies.

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The Agronomist

A labour of love for Jonathan Demme who spent seven years following Haitian human rights activist and broadcaster Jean Dominique. An agronomist by background on an island run by bandits, Dominique’s struggle to bring justice to his homeland ended in a hail of bullets outside Radio Haiti in 2000. For all Demme’s efforts, you never feel the film quite cracks its subject, but it does throw a grim spotlight on Haiti’s interminable agonies.