About Us

Welcome to the ArtMattan Films web site!


ArtMattan Films, the film distribution arm of ArtMattan Productions, is a Theatrical, Educational, TV, DVD, and VOD distributor of over 120 films from Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, Australasia, Asia and North America, spotlighting the human experience of people of color all over the world.  


ArtMattan Films celebrates in 2023 thirty one years of exposing US audiences to a large diversity of socially and culturally relevant documentary and fiction films.


Titles in the ArtMattan Films library include: The Pirogue, The Man Who Mends Women, White Lies , La Playa D.C., Tango Negro: The African Roots of Tango, The Tracker, Kirikou and the Sorceress, Aboliçao, Susana Baca, Memoria Viva,  Congo: White King Red Rubber, Black Death, Daratt/Dry Season, Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story, Mama Africa Miriam Makeba, The Last Tree, Made in Bangladesh, The Mali-Cuba Connection, The Sleeping Negro, Dancing the Twist in Bamako and many more.


All these films were shown during the annual African Diaspora International Film Festival.


Some of these films are available to watch on VOD on ArtMattan Films Virtual Cinema website and on Amazon.


Films on this website are for theatrical / semi-theatrical and educational use.  Please browse around!