HABEAS CORPUS \ 18:06 min \ USA

Habeas Corpus is the story of a man who can’t get over the death of his father so he steals his body from the funeral home.


Official Selection: Richmond Diversity Film Festival, Winner: Andrew Newcomb Award for Best Actor, Official Selection: San Diego Black Film Festival, Official Selection: Urbanworld Film Festival, Official Selection: Harlem International Film Festival, Official Selection: Communicator Awards – Winner: Award of Distinction, Official Selection: WorldFest Houston International Film Festival, Winner: Platinum Remi Award, Official Selection: BEA (Broadcast Education Association) Festival of Media Arts, Winner: Faculty Award of Excellence, Official Selection: Best Shorts Competition, Winner: Award of Merit, Official Selection: Indie Fest - Winner: Award of Merit : African American


Booker T. Mattison

Booker T. Mattison is a filmmaker and author who wrote the screenplay for and directed the film adaptation of Zora Neale Hurston's classic story "The Gilded Six Bits," which aired on Showtime. It starred Chad L. Coleman ("The Walking Dead," "The Wire") in his first leading role. The Hollywood Reporter said, "Mattison's direction and feel for her characters match up to Hurston’s sterling piece of fiction. The short is full of atmosphere and strongly developed characters." Mattison received his Master of Fine Arts in film from New York University and his Bachelor of Science in mass communication from Norfolk State University.

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