w/scheduled appearance by director Jack Niedenthal
General Admission: $8.00 USD
Screening: Sunday, October 1, 2017 | Time: 2:00PM
Venue: Guam Museum Indoor Theatre
Narrative | Marshall Islands | 80 min. | WORLD PREMIERE
From the award-winning creators of the critically acclaimed Marshallese language feature films Jilel: The Calling of the Shell & Ainikien Jidjid ilo Boñ (The Sound of Crickets at Night) comes a film that finds Batmon attempting to capture Catwoman and recover his beloved BatCopter in a small island town in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Batmon vs Majuro is a parody based on the DC Batman comic series.
Jack Niedenthal, Ben Debrum Wakefield and Vivian Niedenthal, Directors
This is the first major project for both directors/actors/producers Ben Debrum Wakefield and Vivian Niedenthal, both indigenous islanders.
Jack Niedenthal is a veteran filmmaker/writer/director/producer/actor (co-director/co-producer with Suzanne Chutaro). He is an award-winning filmmaker and four-time GIFF alum, winning the following awards: GIFF 2011 Best of Festival and Grand Jury Award for Best Feature Film for “Lañinbwil’s Gift”, GIFF 2012 Achievement in Acting Award for “Ainikien Jidjid ilo Boñ/The Sound of Crickets at Night”, GIFF 2013 Audience Choice Award for “Zori”, 2015 GIFF Audience Choice Award for “Jilel: Calling of the Shell”.
Ben Debrum Wakefield (Marshallese Be Like)
Netha Gideon (Ña Noniep/I am the Good Fairy – 2009, Yokwe Bartowe/Poor Bartowe – 2010, Lañinbwil’s Gift – 2011, Zori – 2013, Jilel: The Calling of the Shell – 2015)
Jack Niedenthal (Ainikein Jidjid ilo Boñ/The Sound of Crickets at Night – 2012)
Karen Earnshaw (Ainikein Jidjid ilo Boñ/The Sound of Crickets at Night – 2012)
Producers: Jack Niedenthal, Ben Debrum Wakefield (Marshallese Be Like), Vivian Niedenthal (Marshallese Be Like)
Writers: Jack Niedenthal, Ben Debrum Wakefield