CASTING

Former French Heavyweight boxing champion, Christophe Mendy has been cast as famed heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson in the upcoming film, Rediscovering Kate Carew.

In retirement, Christophe now enjoys his time by sharing his passion and love for the sport of boxing with youth organizations and personalized training. Christophe maintains a fierce training regiment while taking part in various film and television projects, as well as causes which promote youth enrichment and fitness.

http://www.christophemendy.com/emain.htm

 

JAFFA FILMS, LLC

A Jaffa Films production:

Director/Producer: Barnard Jaffier

Writer: Anna Jhirad
Director of Photography: Carlos Chiossone
Historical Consultant: Kathleen Hulser
Editor: Lewis Erskine
Associate Producer: Charles Jones
Executive Producer: Samuel Pollard

All stills/footage which appear on this website are sole property of Jaffa Films, LLC and the Kate Carew project…any unauthorized use will be considered copyright/trade mark infringement and subject to legal prosecution/or fines.

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Happenings..

Recent benefit guests screened clips from the upcoming film, Rediscovering Kate Carew, at a benefit/support party on 7/10/14 in NYC.

 

Event guests also had the pleasure of playing ‘Kitty Hawk: Balsa Flyer’ in a nod to Kate Carew’s interview with the Wright Brothers…guests attempted to glide their flyers to safety, and in return win a limited edition tee.

Fun times!!

 

A film produced by Jaffa Films, LLC

Director/Producer: Barnard Jaffier

Writer: Anna Jhirad

Director of Photography: Carlos Chiossone

Editor: Lewis Erskine

Associate Producer: Charles Jones

Historical Consultant: Kathleen Hulser

Composer: Felipe Uribe

Animator/Illustrator: Franklyn Espinoza

Executive Producer: Samuel Pollard

Imagine….

“Imagine Oprah Winfrey as a caricaturist-interviewer in 2014 and now you have an idea of who Kate Carew was.”

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LEVELS OF SUPPORT:
FRIEND: $10-$1000
SUPPORTER: $1200-$4000
PARTNER: $5000-$10,000
ANGEL: $15,000 or more

OUR CURRENT PROJECT GOAL IS $100k WHICH WILL COVER THE COST OF REMAINING EVOCATIVE SCENES TO BE FILMED, ANIMATION SEQUENCES, SCRIPTING, ORDERING ARCHIVAL ELEMENTS (STILLS & FOOTAGE); COMPLETE SOUND TRACK; AND EDITING A PRE-FINE CUT FOR TELEVISION PROGRAMMERS.

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Help us complete this important film, to spread the word about Rediscovering Kate Carew, by supporting us in any of the following ways:

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PLEASE NOTE: Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

For More Information:

Contact:

Sasha Courtland sasha@jaffafilms.org

612 West 137th Street, Suite #52

New York, NY 10031

212-491-7321

Jaffa Films, LLC, is a nonprofit 501 ( C) (3) organization

IN THE EDIT..

Lewis Erskine has been a film editor for more than twenty five years. His credits include the award-winning “The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords”; “Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind” (American Experience); and two and a half episodes of the Ken Burns series, “Jazz: A History of American Music.” Lewis Erskine has edited the Emmy award-winning “The Murder of Emmett Till”, which premiered at Sundance 2003, and “The Fight”, about the two historic bouts between Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, a Sundance 2004 special jury selection. Lewis’ “Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple,” premiered at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival. His latest documentary, “Freedom Riders”  was showcased at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and won both the prestigious Emmy and ACE Eddie Awards  for 2011-2012.

 

Laia Cabrera is a filmmaker, editor, and multimedia artist. She is co-founder of the multi media group Vertiginosas Theater and Film Company established in Barcelona and New York. Ms. Cabrera is the recipient of several awards including the KrTU to Creators by the Generalitat de Catalunya and the Kodak Lab award for Best Cinematic Film for “Under Influence.” She is also an award winning visual effects artist, director, editor, writer, playwright and composer. She recently edited the film “Shut Up and Do It” and the docu-concert “Cachao:Uno Mas” with Andy Garcia and Cachao, which aired on PBS.