"Papa Machete" is a glimpse into the life of Alfred Avril, a poor farmer who lives in the hills of Jacmel, Haiti. He also happens to be a master of the mysterious martial art of Haitian machete fencing, also known as tire machèt.
The short film will make its U.S. debut on January 23, 2015 at the Sundance Film Festival, with a special preview taking place at the Borscht Film Festival on December 19th and 20th.
A Third Horizon Film
In association with Borscht Corp. Co-produced by Coffee & Celluloid and Four Bent Corners
Director: Jonathan David Kane
Executive Producers/Writers: Jason Fitzroy Jeffers & Keisha Rae Witherspoon
Director of Photography: Richard Patterson
Co-Producer: Joey Daoud
Sound Design: Joel C. Hernandez