SA 17 NOV 20.30
FIVE FINGERS FOR MARSEILLES BY MICHAEL MATTHEWS
SOUTH AFRICA 2017 BLU RAY OV 120 MIN
Twenty years after his escape, a South African returns to his native village of Marseilles, where as a boy he was a member of the group Five Fingers. The corrupt police has left the field to a gang while the violence has wreaked havoc on his friends. Shown in Toronto in September 2017, the film breaks Western codes to refer to the wounds of colonialism.
MICHAEL MATTHEWS is co-founder of Be Phat Motel Film Company, which has been dedicated to the production and development of progressive motion picture films since 2007. He has directed several award-winning commercials, short films and music videos, including for MTV, Nike, Wrigleys and Smirnoff. His short film SWEETHEART has been shown at various international festivals. In 2015, Michael Matthews staged eight episodes of the ASHBECLEE web series. FIVE FINGERS. He is currently working on his second feature film APOCALYPSE NOW NOW.