INDEPENDENT LENS: When the Drum Is Beating

INDEPENDENT LENS: When the Drum Is Beating

Sun, 04/15/2012 - 11:00pm

Michel Tassy, Sepetentrional vocalist for 45 years.

Credit: Courtesy of STM Productions

Explore Haiti’s complex past and present through the music of the country’s oldest and best-known band.

As Haiti disintegrates around them, the three generations of musicians who make up Septentrional struggle to persevere and prevent this national treasure from being lost forever in INDEPENDENT LENS: When the Drum Is Beating airing Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 11 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 11/cable 1011). 


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