Ben Patterson’s SWEET MICKY FOR PRESIDENT
To open the 11th Montreal International Black Film Festival as a Quebec Premiere
In the presence of PRAS MICHEL, Grammy award-winning rapper and founder of The Fugees.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Imperial Theatre – 7PM
Presented by Global Montreal
The Montreal International Black Film Festival (MIBFF), founded by the Fabienne Colas Foundation and presented by Global Montreal, is proud to kick start its 11th edition with the Quebec premiere of Ben Patterson’s Sweet Micky for President on Tuesday September 29, 7PM at Imperial Theatre. Producer Pras Michel will be in attendance. Winner of both the Audience and Jury Prizes for Best Documentary at the Slamdance Film Festival, Sweet Micky for President is Patterson’s first feature film.
“Fascinating and wildly entertaining.” – The Hollywood Reporter
“Artfully takes us through a roller coaster ride.” – Indiewire
“It’s an important film and one that acts as a time capsule for future generations.” – FilmPulse
“One of the most unlikely stories ever captured on film.” – Billboard
“We are thrilled and proud to open the festival with Sweet Micky for President which coincides with the 5th anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti. The story told by Pras Michel and Ben Patterson captures perfectly an important chapter in Haitian history.” – Fabienne Colas, President and Founder of MIBFF