Jezebel

Release Date:  3/9/19; SXSW Film Festival Genre:  Drama/LGBTQ Rating:  NR Director:  Numa Perrier Studio(s):   House of Numa Running Time:  88 mins. Cast:  Tiffany Tenille, Numa Perrier, Stephen Barrington, Bobby Field, Brett Gelman, Rockwelle Dortch, Zoe Tyson, Dennis Jaffee, Jessa Zarubica. Story:   A true story.  In the last days of her mother’s life, 19 year old…

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First Match

Release Date:  3/12/18 – 3/16/18 – SXSW Film Festival; 3/30/18 – Netflix (2017) Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Olivia Newman Studio(s):   CreativeBionics, Clubhouse Pictures, Netflix. Running Time:  102 mins. Cast:  Elvire Emanuelle, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo, Jharrel Jerome, Jared Kemp Story:   Hardened by years in foster care, a teenage girl from Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood,…

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Jinn

Release Date:  2017 Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Nijla Mumin Studio(s):   Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, Morgan’s Mark, Sweet Potato Pie Productions Running Time:  91 mins. Cast:  Simone Missick (Jade), Zoe Renee (Summer), Hisham Tawfiq (Imam Khalid), Kelvin Harrison, Jr. (Tahir), Dorian Missick (David). Story:   Summer is a 17-year old carefree black girl, whose world is turned…

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