machetero

Machetero

Puerto Rico / Estados Unidos, 2008, 98 minutos, drama

Directed by Vagabond Beaumont
Guionistas / Scriptwriter: Vagabond Beaumont, Not4Prophet
Cinefotógrafo / Cinematographer: Jeffrey Akers
Edición / Editing: Vagabond Beaumont
Música / Music: Ricanstruction
Intérpretes / Players: Isaach De Bankolé, Not4Prophet, Kelvin Fernandez, Dylcia Pagán.

Definiciones posteriores a al 11/9, ideas y nociones sobre el terrorismo son retadas en este controvertible film experimental
La película sigue a un periodista francés, Jean Dumont, a una cárcel de Nueva York para entrevistar a Pedro Taíno, un llamado “terrorista puertorriqueño” Pedro se describe a sí mismo como un machetero
Que lucha para liberar a Puerto Rico del yugo del colonialismo de Estados Unidos. Está obsesionado con la libertad de su patria, su gente y para él. Jean Dumon le cuestiona a Pedro sus decisión de usar la violencia para alcanzar esa libertad.

Post 9/11 definitions, ideas and notions of terrorism are challenged in this highly controversial and experimental film. Machetero is an allegorical narrative that follows French journalist Jean Dumont, to a New York prison where he interviews Pedro Taino, a so-called “Puerto Rican Terrorist”. Pedro is a self-described Machetero fighting to free Puerto Rico from the yoke of United States colonialism. He is obsessed with freedom, freedom for his country, his people and for himself. Jean questions Pedro about his decisions to use violence as a means to achieve that freedom.

Vagabond Beaumont

Nacido en Brooklyn de una madre puertorriqueña y padre jamaiquino. Su uso de las imágenes comenzó usando como canvas New York City Mass Transit Authority mientras estudiaba en la
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & the Arts. Comenzó su carrera en cine trabajando en películas independientes negras como Do the Right Thing de Spike Lee. La primera película que produjo fue el documental Ricanstructing Vieques. Machetero es us primer largometraje.

Brooklyn born to a Puerto Rican mother and Jamaican father and raised in the boroughs of NYC, Vagabond’s use of images began with using NYC’s Mass Transit Authority as a canvas while attending Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & the Arts. He began his career in film working on independent black films such as Spikes Lees Do The Right ThingThe first film that Vagabond His first produced film was the documentary Ricanstructing Vieques. Machetero is his first feature film.