Documentaries. Paintings of My Neighborhood

Frito Bastien is a Haitian painter, recently come to Philadelphia. His life story is illustrated by, and juxtaposed with, his paintings. In addition to being a portrait of Frito, this piece is intended to help students think about the place of art in someone's life: how it can help a person express himself, express unpopular or taboo views in safer ways, remember home, find solace and comfort in a new place. 9:17 minutes. 1997 $12

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