Tatiana Bacchus

A bald person wearing glasses carrying a large portrait of Frederick Douglass in their hands

Tatiana Bacchus, owner/senior producer of Teaspoon & Pound Media, is a Haitian-American emerging independent film and media-maker who curates and amplifies the ancestral wisdom of underrepresented protagonists. Her current slate of projects include a feature length documentary about Haitian master painter Ulrick Jean-Pierre, a children's web series and a family Christmas movie. She uses her storytelling expertise to help her clients share their stories with online and live audiences. A working actress for over two decades, Tatiana can be seen in the 2019 feature film "The Upside and Glass." Tatiana is a 2018 Flaherty Seminar Fellow, 2019/2020 Scribe Film Scholar and has received Leeway Art and Change (2009, 2014, 2019). "Ulrick Jean Pierre: Guardian of History" is her directorial feature film debut.

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Grants Awarded to Tatiana Bacchus

$25,000 - Awarded December 2020


The 2020 film grant will support "Before Black Lives Matter and the Civil Rights Movement, there was the Haitian Revolution! Ulrick." The film features Master Artist Ulrick Jean-Pierre, a twoubadou (troubadour) and guardian of history who has been tirelessly depicting Haiti's story on canvas as the first country to lead a successful slave revolt and the first free black nation. Ulrick's paintings also depict the deep historical connections between Haiti and the United States and especially New Orleans.

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