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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 Contemporary African Diaspora Film Festival in New York. Please browse around. Zozimo Bulbul

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MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA

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World-famous South African singer Miriam Makeba spent half a century travelling the world spreading her political message to fight racism, poverty and promote justice and peace. "Mama Africa Miriam Makeba" is a tribute to a woman who embodied the hopes and the voice of Africa as no other. Miriam Makeba (1932-2008) was an inspiration to musicians all over the world and a delight for international audiences. More information here.

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FOREIGN BODY

Seeking refuge from her Islamist radical brother whom she informed on, a young woman arrives in France illegally following Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution and discovers a new world of both hope and danger, in the fourth feature from writer-director Raja Amari (Satin Rouge, Buried Secrets).
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Abdias do Nascimento

African Film

Black Paris

BLACK PARIS

Paris Noir - African Americans in the City of Light is an exciting, enlightening documentary on the presence of African Americans in Paris from WWI to the early 1960s.
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ROSA CHUMBE

Following Rosa, a mature officer who is forced to take care of her grandson after her daughter steal her savings, Rosa Chumbeoffers a portrait of the city of Lima, where it entirely takes place, taking in topics such as alcoholism, gambling and faith.
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Abdias do Nascimento

African Film

Abdias do Nascimento

 

SINS OF THE FLESH
(HARAM EL GASAD )

A drama set against the Egyptian uprising of 2011 as a back drop, the story is build around four people who live on a desert farm. It examines issues of love, revenge, passion and the misuse of power that illustrates the larger conflicts in the country. More information here.

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African Film

MARY LOU WILLIAMS:
THE LADY WHO SWINGS THE BAND

Mary Lou Williams was a leading musical innovator determined
to create in a world that only saw her race or gender.
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The Pirogue

 

African Film

Abdias do Nascimento

 

THE CITIZEN

The Citizen is an Award-winning drama that poignantly dwells on some of the most complex issues of contemporary modern European society.
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GURUMBE: AFRO-ANDALUSIAN MEMORIES

Flamenco is synonymous with Spanish culture. But the truth is that, since its inception, theorists have sidelined the fundamental contribution of Afro-Andalusians to that art form. In Gurumbe, that story is finally told!
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Gurumbe

African Film

Abdias do Nascimento

THE NAKED POET

ArtMattan Films, the film distribution arm of ArtMattan Productions, is proud to announce the acquisition of The Naked Poet by Jason Barrett. The Naked Poet is a smart, heartfelt drama about infidelity and sexual desire.
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