Soul Jazz Records/Films presents Iron in the Soul, a stunning new DVD collection of documentary films about the world of Haiti – Vodou, art & culture by filmmaker and photographer Leah Gordon. Gordon’s photography book ‘Kanaval: Vodou, Politics and Revolution on the Streets of Haiti’ was published by Soul Jazz Records/Books in 2010. Her stunning photographs also feature on a number of Soul Jazz Records releases including Spirits of Life; Haitian Vodou and Rara in Haiti. Leah Gordon is co-director of the Ghetto Biennale in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, curator of the Haitian Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale & co-curator of ‘In Extremis: Death and Life in 21st Century Haitian Art’ show in 2012 at the Fowler Museum, UCLA. This DVD is a collection of her three documentaries about Haitian art, music and culture made over an 11-year period.
- A Pig’s Tale (52 min)
- Atis Rezistans: The Sculptors of Grand Rue (32 min)
- Bounda pa Bounda: A Drag Zaka (20 min)
Bounda pa Bounda: a drag zaka from Leah Gordon on Vimeo.