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Vanity Fair’s Healing in Haiti, Episode 1: Father Rick Frechette

  Filmmakers Jaques del Conte and Chandra Ratner travel to Cite Soleil, a slum of Port-au-Prince, to meet with community activist Father Richard Frechette and the volunteers from Artists for Peace and Justice. Click here to watch more.

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A SOAPBOX IN HAITI PRESENTS “PAULA HYPPOLITE: CREATING A FILM SCHOOL IN JACMEL”

What we’ve seen in news outlets worldwide are images of Haiti in disarray. What is missing from international coverage is a grassroots forum that gives voice to the stories, emotions, and opinions of Haitian citizens. A SOAPBOX IN HAITI is a speaker series, filmed on the roads and streets of
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CNN’S Anderson Cooper and Ben Stiller

The Stiller Foundation was featured on the December 2, 2012 broadcast of “CNN Heroes: Sharing the Spotlight.” For the show, Ben Stiller sat down with Anderson Cooper to discuss The Stiller foundation’s work in Haiti with Ciné Institute and elsewhere, as well his personal thoughts on philanthropy and celebrity CNN’s
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1,400 Students and Counting: Wing II Opens

We’re proud to announce that on October 1, 2012, the Academy for Peace and Justice welcomed a whopping 1,400 students to school for the year! With the help of Artists for Haiti, a fundraising organization chaired by Ben Stiller and David Zwirner, construction on the second wing of classrooms was
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Artists For Haiti Films- Artists For Peace And Justice

ARTISTS FOR HAITI – Artists for Peace and Justice from Ciné Institute on Vimeo. Artists for Haiti was co-founded by Ben Stiller and David Zwirner, following a joint trip to Haiti a year after the devastating earthquake. The nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization awards grants to selected charities in support of children’s
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Carnival in Cannes: Gala For Haitian Relief Raised Over $2M

On May 18th, Artists for Peace and Justice was honored to host Haiti: Carnival in Cannes with our friends JPHRO and Happy Hearts Fund at the Cannes Film Festival. The benefit was presented by Giorgio Armani to support our three organizations and our work in Haiti. The event was the
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George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight in Haiti: Part Two

Part Two of George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight in Haiti, a special broadcast on the second anniversary of the 2010  7.0 earthquake in Haiti. In this documentary, George talks with APJ Founder, Paul Haggis, as well as Stephanie Tremblay and Janne Suavanto from the World Food Programme, Patrick Elie, a former politician
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Latest Milestone: New Wing at the Academy

On Friday, November 18th, the beautiful new wing of classrooms at the Academy for Peace and Justice officially opened. APJ Country Director Bryn Mooser, the Canadian Broadcasting Company’s George Stromboulopoulos, and advisory board member Martha Rogers joined Father Rick and the St. Luc team to celebrate the opening. The Academy
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Academy for Peace and Justice Grand Opening

Port-au-Prince, Haiti — On the morning of October 10th, the sun was shining and the heat as the gates to the Academy for Peace and Justice reopened for school. Over 700 students streamed through the gates, smiling wide and anxious to get back to work. Bryn was on the ground
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APJ’s First Graduation Ceremony

Earlier this summer, the 7th grade students at the Academy for Peace and Justice had their first graduation ceremony. It was the culmination of a great first year of school for all of the APJ students. Excitement and elation surrounded the day as students received recognition and awards for both
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