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Angela Matemotja’s directing debut was in the theatre back in 2005, when she earned an NAACP Award nomination for directing the stage play SUNSHINE FOR A MIDNIGHT WEARY. Most recently, her multi-award-winning first feature film ELEVATE, acquired by Gravitas, is now available on AmazonPrime and various platforms.
Her first short film THE ENCOUNTER 2011, won the Grand Jury Award at the White Sands International Film Festival, Honorable Mention at Toronto CommFFest Global Community Film Festival, and nominations for Best Short Film at SoCal Film Festival, SOHO International Film Festival, and Long Island International Film Expo in New York.
Her second short, THE UNTIMELY CONCURRENCE, won Best LGBTQ Film at Action on Film International Film Festival, San Francisco Black Film Festival, San Diego Black Film Festival, and won the Silver Screen Award for Best Short Film at the Nevada International Film Festival.
Her most recent screenplay A PUNK ROCK LOVE STORY, placed at Austin Film Festival 2021, is a Selected project for Stowe Narrative Lab 2022 and is currently a quarterfinalist at Cinestory.
Angela Matemotja is now developing A PUNK ROCK LOVE STORY.
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