JCC 2017 du 4 au 11 novembre 2017


Jackenson-From Street kid to champion (2017)

Linda Leila Diatta - Jean Marc Poteau - Niger - Haiti


Jackenson is a 13-year-old hopeful boxer from Haiti’s notorious Sun City slum. The struggle to survive in Sun City drawns many youth to a life of crime but Jackenson is determined to box his way to the top. As he prepares for his upcoming fight against a rival club, he must surpass all expectations.

Technical details

Genre: Short documentary
Duration: 25 minutes
Production year: 2017
Country: Niger - Haiti
Script: Linda Leila Diatta
DOP: Jean Marc Poteau
Editing: Linda Leila Diatta
Director: Linda Leila Diatta - Jean Marc Poteau
Production company: Sahel Media Production

Linda Leila Diatta is a Nigerien producer, screenwriter and director. She has a Master’s degree in Film Production in Paris. She interned at Paramount Pictures.Jean Marc Poteau is a filmmaker, photographer and producer. He is also known as DJ Potomix. He has been working as an assistant producer and as a videographer .