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A Mans Story


A gripping meditation on masculinity and violence, A Man's Story follows young painter Kam after a triggering boxing practice forces him to confront his father about his domestic abuse.

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Screenings / Awards: 

-Reelworld Film Festival (Toronto)(2016) - Winner of the Impact Award for Best Short film

-African International Film Festival (Nigeria) (2016)

-Afrika Film Festival (Belgium) (2017)

-CaribeanTales Film Festival (Toronto)(2017)

-Zanzibar International Film Festival (Zanzibar) (2017)

-Nkabom Festival (Ghana) (2017)

-Chale Wote Festival (Ghana) (2017)


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Directed by Fernando Arrioja

Produced by Jessica Adams

Writen by Wendy 'Motion' Brathwaite

Starring Emmanuel Kabongo

*All almuni of the Canadian Film Centre (CFC). Residents of various labs in 2015.

Directed by: 
Fernando Arrioja
Writing credits: 
Wendy "Motion" Brathwaite Emmanuel Kabongo (story)
Emmanuel Kabongo Lucky Ejim Kim Roberts Pedro Miguel Arce Julian Lewis
Produced by: 
Jessica Adams Emmanuel Kabongo
Music by: 
Ben Fox
Cinematography by: 
James Klopko
Film Editing by: 
Simone Smith
Art Direction by: 
Vincent Moskowec Vanessa Tignanelli
Costume Design by: 
Mara Zigler Paulina Schultz
Release Date: 
Sunday, June 18, 2017
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