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ArtMattan Productions

Welcome to the ArtMattan Productions' web site. We distribute films that focus on the human experience of black people in Africa, the Caribbean, North and South America and Europe. All these films were shown during our annual African Diaspora Film Festival in New York. Please browse around.

Zozimo Bulbul

STAND DOWN SOLDIER

Life of women after military service is seldom portrayed in films. The drama Stand Down Soldier tells the story of Sergeant Stacy Armstrong who returns home from three deployments suffering with Paustromatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
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White Lies

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AlukuLiba

RASTAS & MAROONS:
REBELS OF THE CARIBEEAN

RASTAS & MAROONS is a 2-DVD set featuring The First Rasta (Jamaica/France) a revealing documentary about Leonard Percival Howell, the man who created the Rasta Movement and Aluku Liba, Maroon Again  (French Guiana/Canada), a rare docu-drama about the Aluku or Boni, a Maroon ethnic group living mainly on the riverbank in Maripasoula, southwest French Guiana.
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THE MAN WHO MENDS WOMEN

Winner of the Sakharov Prize 2014, Doctor Mukwege is internationally known as the man who mends thousands of women who have been raped during the 20 years of conflicts in the East of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, one of the poorest countries on the planet, despite its extremely rich sub-soil.
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White Lies

White Lies

WHITE LIES

Based on a novel by Whale Rider writer Witi Ihimaera, White Lies - New Zealand's entry in the 2014 Oscar competition for best foreign-language film - is an intense drama that explores with great humanity and sensitivity such difficult topics as race relations, bleaching and abortion.
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FEVERS / FIEVRES

Fevers, winner of FESPACO - Africa's largest film festival - 2015 grand prize, the Golden Stallion is a French version of We Need to Talk About Kevin about a disturbed young man raised on foster care who enters his father's Muslim household in the suburbs of Paris and becomes a major source of disruption in the family. . More information here.

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Sexy Money

SEXY MONEY

A reflection of the difficult social conditions of poor African women in Europe and Nigeria, SEXY MONEY explores frontally with much sensitivity and compassion the broken hopes and hard choices of poor Nigerian women as they struggle to reintegrate Nigerian society with dignity after being expelled from Europe where they worked as prostitutes.
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AFRICAN DIASPORA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

See our African Dispora International Film Festival web site.


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