Haitian Movie Director Bob Lemoine Dead at 72
Haitian movie pioneer Bob Lemoine has passed away. He was 72. According to sources, Bob Lemoine died from cancer.
Lemoine was born in a family where photography and movie were the bread and butter of the daily life. In his early age, he became a talented photographer and won a prize for Best Picture of the Year offered by Air France in Port-au-Prince.
Bob Lemoine received a scholarship to study journalism in France and Germany. He was an announcer at Radio Canada in Montreal for a brief period of time but was later offered a job at “Le Journal de Montreal” as a news writer. Lemoine also worked at “Montreal Martin” as an electronic scan-o-graver.
Lemoine was one of Haiti’s most respected filmmakers since 1977. May he rest in peace!
Watch an interview we did with Bob Lemoine during the private screening of his new movie “L’Automne En Mille Morceaux”.