How the ‘MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A.’ Editor Crafted 700 Hours of Footage into a Fest Favorite Doc
The Brink (feature documentary)
A fly-on-the-wall documentary about Steve Bannon, the controversial advisor to President Donald Trump. The film follows Bannon as he tries to export his fiery brands of populism and nationalism beyond the borders of the United States.
Director: Alison Klayman
Producer: Marie Therese Guiglis
Distributor: Magnolia Pictures
Suicide by Sunlight (narrative short)
In a near future NYC, Black vampires walk amongst us. Valentina, a day-walking Black vampire protected from the sun by her melanin, is forced to restrain her bloodlust in order to regain custody of her estranged daughters.
Director: Nikyatu Jusu
Producer: Nikkia Moulterie
Executive Producer: Terence Nance
Filmmaker Marina Katz on the skills involved in film editing, what documentaries can tell us about being human, and why it’s OK to embody more than one creative identity.
MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. (feature documentary, 2018)
Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star.
MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. had its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival & International Premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival. It had an international theatrical release in the fall of 2018.
Director: Stephen Loverdige
Producers: Lori Cheatle, Paul Mezey, Andrew Goldman
Produced by: Cinereach
Distributed by: Abramorama and Cinereach