Iyanola Picture Presents...

Iyanola Pictures was established to produce and bring to market films set in St. Lucia and of a St. Lucian flavour and to create video educational material for primary and secondary schools. The company focuses on material that has entertainment value yet imparts positive social values and exposes viewers to St. Lucian history and culture.

In the world of Mathurine Emmanuel, bad things happen and mistakes come with a heavy price tag; yet the tragic is buttered with laughter, plenty of laughter; and, above all, parental love, family ties, and community support can always be counted on to save the day. The movies of Mathurine Emmanuel are manifestations of this world.

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Ribbons of Blue
Ribbons of Blue

A ground breaking movie in which multi-talented Mathurine Emmanuel delivers a riveting performance in her portrayal of a single mother’s struggles and sacrifices to raise an ungrateful daughter who is ashamed of her mother’s humble status.

Troubled Waters
Troubled Waters

Responding to all the fanfare, public adulation and awards that Ribbons of Blue attracted, Mathurine Emmanuel said that the public has seen nothing yet because then her next movie, Troubled Waters, would put Ribbons of Blue to shame...

Nana’s Paradise
Nana’s Paradise

In Nana’s Paradise, a young man over-comes extreme poverty, a dysfunctional home, peer ridicule, and death in his family to embark on an epic journey that takes him to England on an island scholarship.