Independent Lens Haiti's Best Known Band Keeps Hope Alive
Watch "When the Drum is Beating" - April 12, 2012 (check local listings) Details
Program: Independent Lens
Episode: Haiti's Best Known Band Keeps Hope Alive
For 60 years, Haiti's most popular band, Septentrional, has survived corrupt governments, revolutions, natural disasters, extreme poverty, and national tragedy. Its joyous fusion of Cuban and Haitian beats lifts and celebrates the indomitable Haitian spirit.• Visit the Haiti's Best Known Band Keeps Hope Alive webpage
Premiere Date: 04/12/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-PG
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Learn more about Haiti's oldest and best-known band.
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