Unfinished Country

As a country attempts to organize for presidential elections, it endeavors to fashion a representative government out of a volatile state.

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Series
Wide Angle
Premiere Date
September 6, 2005
Length
60 minutes
Funding Initiative
Series and Special Projects
Dow whitney filmmaker bio
Director

Whitney Dow

Whitney Dow is an award-winning filmmaker whose directing credits include: Two Towns of Jasper, I Sit Where I Want: The Legacy of Brown v Board of Education, Unfinished Country, and When the Drum Is Beating. His work has been screened and broadcast all over the world and received numerous honors including the Peabody, a Columbia DuPont, Gotham, and Beacon Show more Awards. Dow¹s producing credits include Freedom Summer, Banished, and The Undocumented, all directed by Marco Williams, and Toots, directed by Kristi Jacobson. Show less

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The Film

Battered by hurricanes, embroiled in political turmoil, overrun by armed gangs, and largely ignored by the international community, Haiti is trying, yet again, to embrace democracy. As the hemisphere's poorest country attempts to organize for presidential elections, Unfinished Country reveals life on Haiti's streets and among its power brokers as the country endeavors to fashion a representative government out of a volatile state.

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