Days after the 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince Haiti, disparate lives intertwine with a diversity of Haitians and expats thrown together in the aftermath. A savvy business woman struggles to rebuild her father's company while her witty motorcycle taxi driver tests his moral compass in the face of new responsibilities; A disenchanted U.S. government official implements policies directly impacting the community,Êamidst tense office conflicts. A young quirky girl comes of age while recovering from trauma, and an eager Christian missionary redefines "family" in an orphanage. Identity politics and egos collide as they climb over the rubble of chaos to survive.
A writer and actor of Haitian descent, Natalie C. Holly created BOUKIE after completing several diverse professional experiences in post-earthquake Haiti. Passionate about telling socially relevant stories, she has observed the complexities of Haiti’s current social fabric; along with the dynamic between the local Haitian population, and the foreign, governmental, and institutional players involved in rebuilding efforts. A graduate of the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University where she earned a Masters in Fine Arts, she continues to work in the art world, where narratives of the multi-faceted black diaspora experience are honored and inspired.