Local, Miami filmmaker Rachelle Salnave celebrates her TV debut for her documentary “La Belle Vie: The Good Life,” which will air on Monday, September 21 at 10 pm. WPBT2, a division of Public Broadcasting System (PBS), acquired the rights to broadcast the feature documentary
“WPBT2 prides itself on giving many local filmmakers a platform to showcase their work and expand their reach. ‘La Belle Vie: The Good Life’ is a great film that has attracted an immense following thanks to its success in festivals around the country,” states Max Duke, VP of Content and Community Partnerships. “Rachelle is an amazing and talented local voice, and we are proud to be able to bring this story to a larger broadcast audience.”
“La Belle Vie: The Good Life” takes a look into director Rachelle Salnave’s journey to discover her Haitian roots by examining the complexities of the Haitian society, but also chronicles her voyage to find hope in this nation on the brink of a new Haiti. Special appearances in the film INCLUDE Wyclef Jean, President Michel Martelly and former Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe.
Salnave’s film has been featured at prestigious film festivals across the country and in Canada. In addition, “La Belle Vie: The Good Life” won an Award at the Boston International Film festival, BlackStar Film Festival in Philadelphia and The Reel Sisters Film Festival in Brooklyn, New York. The film is also slated for a national release on television in 2016.