REPPIN' MATTERZ: JACKIE ORMES (CARTOONIST/ JOURNALIST/ DOLL CREATOR)

Reppin' Matterz. A breakdown of Black Legends, their careers and impacts on society. The subject of today's episode is the pioneering voice in comics, Jackie Ormes.

  • Jason Fleurant
    Director
  • Jason Fleurant
    Writer
  • Jason Fleurant
    Producer
  • Lance Palmer
    Producer
  • Eyljah Fleurant
    Producer
    Executive Producer
  • Andre "Dre" Coeurvil
    Producer
    Executive Producer
  • Marie Yolanda Fleurant
    Producer
    Executive Producer
  • Jason Fleurant
    Key Cast
    “JaFLEU”
  • Nefertiti Gold
    Key Cast
    “Milli Chirpadae”
  • Cleo J'Adore
    Key Cast
    “Jill Feathers”
  • Eli Pierre
    Key Cast
    “P. Hare”
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Documentary, Short, Television, Web / New Media, Other
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 43 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 17, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    40 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • The Majestic Shorts Screening
    Chicago
    May 3, 2020
    Official Selection
  • The-Filmmakers-Project 2020

    United States
    June 23, 2020
    South Florida PBS
    Award Winner
  • The-Filmmakers Virtual Film Festival

    June 24, 2020
    Online
  • The Lost Angeles Motion Picture Film Festival 2020
    Los Angeles
    United States
    August 31, 2020
    Best Web Series
  • MOVIES IN THE LOTS
    Chicago
    United States
    September 10, 2020
    Hyde Park Art Center
    Official Selection
  • African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    October 23, 2020
    Official Selection
  • VenIce Shorts Film Awards 2020
    Venice, California
    United States
    October 15, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Chicago Indie Film Awards 2020
    Chicago
    United States
    October 1, 2020
    Official Selection
  • The Lift-Off Sessions 2020
    England
    United Kingdom
    October 12, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Miami Independent Film Festival
    Miami Beach, Florida
    United States
    November 30, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Miracle Film Festival
    Sanibel, Fl
    United States
    November 6, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Blackfilm.com|Shorts
    New York, New York
    United States
    December 1, 2020
    Finalist
Director Biography - Jason Fleurant

Jason "JaFLEU" Fleurant is an Haitian American self-taught cartoonist. Raised in West Palm Beach, Fl he discovered his creative voice as a response to the earthquakes in Haiti in 2010 and since has gone on to create with a mission

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Director Statement

My goal is to express the inexpressible but more over. It's to do as Nina Simone stated "Do everything from the HeART and do it GoOD"!