American comedian Ben Stiller, who has been working in Haiti since 2010 to promote education and to build schools through The Stiller Foundation, gave a new direction to Haitian cinema. He merged his film making interest with his interest in promoting education and joined forces with Ciné Institute. Ciné Institute is the only film making school in Haiti. Stiller joined the Institute and discussed why film making education is vital. He pointed out that films do not only create job opportunities but they also help people to express their emotions and to tell their stories to the world. Ben Stiller discussed this after he took the stage at Jacob Burns Film Center.
A team of celebrity in several fields to get together to help in the reconstruction in Haiti. Former U.S. President, along with star Ben Stiller, and super-gallerist David Zwirner are teaming up in September to co-chairing a Fund raising event to benefit reconstruction in Haiti.
Guests of the Fund raising event that will be held in September by Bill Clinton, Ben Stiller and David Zwirner will be able to buy work of several famous artists some of which include Adel Abdessemed, Francis Al s, Mamma Andersson, Marlene Dumas, Chris Ofili, Raymond Pettibon, and Luc Tuymans.
William Jefferson also known as Bill Clinto is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Benjamin Edward Ben Stiller is an American comedian, actor, writer, film director, and producer. Known for representing hot young artists like Chris Ofili and Lisa Yuskavage, David Zwirner runs the Chelsea gallery that bears his name