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Independent Lens: When the Drum is Beating
Thursday, April 12, 10 p.m.
This documentary explores Haiti’s complex past and present through the music of the country’s oldest and best-known band and the memories of its founder and leader, Ulric Pierre-Louis. As Haiti disintegrates around them, the three generations of musicians who make up Septentrional struggle to persevere and prevent this national treasure from being lost forever.