BANTU MAMA

 

directed by Ivan Herrera

 

 

 

A contemporary story about the proverbial encounter between Africa and the Caribbean, the film is set to make its world premiere at SXSW, becoming the first Dominican film to be selected for the conference.

 

 

 

A French woman of African descent manages to escape after being arrested in the Dominican Republic. 

She finds shelter in the most dangerous district of Santo Domingo, where she is taken in by a group of children.

By becoming their protégée and maternal figure, she will see her destiny change inexorably.

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SOCIAL DRAMA 4K - 2021 - Dominican Republic - 77min 

CAST  Clarisse Albrecht, Scarlet Reyes, Euris Javiel, $hulo

ORIGINAL LANGUAGE Spanish & French

PRODUCED BY POINT BARRE

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DIRECTOR

Born and raised in Santo Domingo, Ivan Herrera is a Dominican director, producer, and screenwriter. Passionate about photography, it is by observing the world through the lens of his camera that he finds inspiration and interprets humanity.
His short film « La Pasión Original », received the Judge's Choice Awards at TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival in 2016.