Ayiti Images Presents "On The Verge of a Fever" - Written by Dany Laferriere

Sunday, May 28, 2017
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Little Haiti Cultural Center
212 N.e. 59th Terrace
Miami, Florida

Event Details

In Partnership with the Miami Book Fair and The Little Haiti Book Fair, Ayiti Images Presents "On The Verge of a Fever." Enjoy highlights of the Little Haiti Book Fair and then come watch a movie with us. This event is free & open to the public. PLEASE RSVP! SEATING IS FIRST COME FIRST SERVE.

Light Refreshments will be on sale and cash bar. Encouraging all attendees to support food merchants at the Little Haiti Book Fair.


Against the backdrop of poverty, fear and the brutal dictatorship of Haiti in 1971, On the Verge of a Fever (Le gout des jeunes filles) is about Fanfan, a fifteen-year-old boy who just wants to experience life for himself with his streetwise friend Gege. Having lived a somewhat sheltered life with his protective mother, Fanfan experiences a bizarrely terrifying incident involving a Tonton-Macoute. As a result, he decides to hide out at his beautiful neighbor's house for the weekend. There, he is trapped between his fear of being caught and the fulfilling of his deepest fantasy. Based on the novel by renown Haitian novelist Dany Laferriere. Directed by John L'Ecuyer.

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