March 17, 2023
Eat Bitter, A Film Co-Written & Produced by NewsDoc Alum Mathieu Faure, Is Having its World Premiere Next Week.
About the Film: Against the backdrop of the civil war in the Central African Republic, a Chinese construction manager and local African laborer work on opposite ends of the spectrum to construct a sparkling new bank. As deadlines loom, unexpected twists threaten their jobs, relationships, and plans for a better life.
The film has been selected for recognition in Visions du Réel, a prestigious documentary film festival held in Nyon, Switzerland.
NewsDoc Alum Mathieu Faure is the executive producer, producer, co-writer and co-editor of this feature documentary.
About Mathieu Faure:
Mathieu Faure won the 2018 Student Academy Awards in the Domestic Documentary category for his personal film called An Edited Life. In 2018, he graduated from the News and Documentary Masters program at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Since then, Mathieu worked for the CNN Documentary unit, before joining Don Lemon’s team on his show CNN Tonight. After that, Mathieu was a field producer on a series of documentaries for CNN + and Fareed Zakaria. Mathieu is currently a field producer at Apple.