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MasterMind 2015 Finalist: Jason Fitzroy Jeffers

5 years ago by Hans Morgenstern
Just behind Jason Fitzroy Jeffers' desk in his North Miami apartment is an ominous-looking pile of sharpened machetes and handmade leather sheaths. It's not a deadly personal arsenal, though -- it's just the Kickstarter prizes he sent out to supporters of his short film Papa Machete. The briskly paced, poetic...
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Papa Machete, Part of Borscht 2014, Screens Today

6 years ago by Abel Folgar
Jason Fitzroy Jeffers is no stranger to South Florida. Both musician and journalist, he's made an impact on this and many local publications. With a recent focus shift turning to filmmaking, Jeffers' first official production, Papa Machete has been picking up momentum and earning accolades from film circles. "You and...
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100 Creatives: Jason Jeffers, the Filmmaker Unveiling the Real Caribbean

4 years ago by Isis Miller
Jason Fitzroy Jeffers is first and foremost a storyteller. Though the mediums through which his stories are told can vary, the direction of his artistic gaze stays laser-focused on the Caribbean. The 35-year-old musician, writer, and filmmaker left his home of Barbados more than ten years ago, but it has not left him and continues to shape his creative expression.
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"You are completely winded, and then you take a swig of rum:" Jonathan David Kane On Papa Machete

6 years ago by Hans Morgenstern
You don't have to look too deeply into the short film Papa Machete to see the ethos of the Miami-based film collective Borscht. The short is both poetic and absurd; observant and human. For a short film no longer than nine minutes long, it offers a layered view of a...
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Third Horizon Film Festival Returns to Champion Caribbean Filmmaking in Miami

5 months ago by Jess Swanson
When the Miami-based Caribbean filmmaking collective Third Horizon screened Papa Machete — a film about a Haitian machete-fencing master — at Toronto International Film Festival and Sundance nearly six years ago, co-executive director Jason Fitzroy Jeffers and his colleagues couldn’t shake an observation...
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Cog Nomen and the Crew Behind Papa Machete Team Up for New Music Video

5 years ago by Junette Reyes
Some people prefer to welcome a new year of life without much commotion. But in the case of Buffalo Brown, a staple in the local music scene for over a decade, candles and a sheet cake just won't do for his fast-approaching birthday. Brown, together with bandmate Ulysses Perez, are...
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Miami Film Awards 2019: Local Experts Pick Their Favorites of the Year

7 months ago by Juan Antonio Barquin
For the past half-decade, local film experts — including critics, programmers, professors, and filmmakers — have picked their favorite flicks of the year for the Miami Film Awards. The results were published on the website Dim the House Lights in 2015 and 2016 before moving to New Times in 2017 and 2018. Now they're back to close out the decade.
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Xavier Medina, Monica Sorelle Win ArtCenter/ South Florida Filmmaking Residency

2 years ago by Hans Morgenstern
ArtCenter/South Florida has announced its two first Cinematic Arts Residents. Xavier Medina and Monica Sorelle will each receive $50,000 to produce feature films in the City of Miami. It’s an unprecedented budget for these filmmakers to make independent movies guided by experts with successful careers in the industry. Dennis Scholl,...
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ArtCenter/South Florida Offers $100,000 to Miami Filmmakers

2 years ago by Hans Morgenstern
Compared to New York and Los Angeles — and let’s not forget Atlanta — Miami can be a difficult place for an independent filmmaker to get funding for a feature film. Last year, Miami-Dade County commissioners approved a rebate system that called for film or television productions to spend...
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Third Horizon Film Festival Gives Miami a Locals' Perspective on the Caribbean

4 years ago by Hans Morgenstern
To the rest of America, the countries of the Caribbean might seem like nothing more than a bunch of beachy vacation destinations. But when Jason Fitzroy Jeffers imagines the region, he sees the future. Jeffers, who is from Barbados, says the Caribbean is a microcosm of mixing. "The people of...

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