#PeaceMatters: I am…a Mosaic of Mattie – on hold due to COVID-19
“#PeaceMatters: I Am…a Mosaic of Mattie” is a celebration of the life, lessons, and legacy of Mattie J.T. Stepanek – the late teen poet and peace ambassador who inspired children and world leaders alike. Told through Mattie’s voice and the voices of those he continues to impact today, this film amplifies Mattie’s message that peace is possible, and it begins with a choice.
This documentary is focused on three key parts of Mattie’s journey: the life he lived, Mattie’s impact today, and his legacy going “forthward” – a Mattie term for moving into the future with purpose, and choice.
Since Spring 2019, interviews with people who knew Mattie personally and people who have been impacted by his “Heartsongs” and messages of hope and peace have been conducted. From Mattie’s kin-family and former classmates and camp buddies to medical team members and celebrities and public servants, everyone is excited to share their reflections on Mattie, and what it means to individuals and communities to be a part of the “mosaic of Mattie” – and of humanity.
The much anticipated documentary is currently on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the remaining interviews will be completed as soon as safely possible.