papamachete-2014-posterDirector: Jonathan David Kane

Writer(s): Keisha Rae Witherspoon, Jason Fitzroy Jeffers

Starring: Alfred Avril, Jean Paul Avril, Roland Avril, Michael Dylan Rogers

Synopsis: Papa Machete is an intimate account of ‘Professor’ Alfred Avril, one of the world’s only known masters of the esoteric martial art of Haitian machete fencing, known in Creole as ‘Tire Machet’. The film documents a proud, but aging man’s devotion to his heritage and his desire to continue tradition.

Release Date: September 6, 2014 (USA) | Length: 10 min | Genre: Action, Biography, Sport | MPAA Rating: NR

Note: Premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2014.


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