Matthieu Bron

Matthieu Bron is an independent filmmaker born in France.
He lived and worked in Southern Africa (Mozambique) from 1998 to 2011; and
started making films in 2000.
After 3 years in the private sector as a video editor, he founds in Maputo City,
the independent company MEETINGS and produces films on social subjects.
He studies cinema in France (1994/1997) and Sociology & Industrial
Psychology in South Africa (UNISA 2005/2009).
His first feature documentary “BODY AND SOUL” is an award-winning
documentary (URTI Grand Prix for Author’s Documentary) telling the inspiring
story of three young Mozambicans with physical disabilities.
Since 2011 Matthieu is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
“HEARTSTART”, his second feature documentary has been produced in
Denmark and is dedicated to all youth as an inspiration to follow their dreams.
It is a proposal about how to attain inner freedom and creativity, a proposal on
how education where human development is at the centre, can help us to
become whole human beings.


Body and Soul (De Corpo e Alma)
Matthieu Bron
2011, 54 min., Color, Mozambique
Victoria, Mariana and Vasco are three young Mozambicans with physical disabilities living in Maputo, Mozambique’s capital city. The film explores how they see themselves, raising questions about self-acceptance and how to find one’s place in society....

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