kweliTV | JAZREE'S COURT

JAZREE'S COURT \ 8 mins \ USA

Jazree's father was sent to jail for 7 years due to possession of an unloaded firearm. Jazree, who was close to her father, talks about the implication of growing up with him behind bars. Putting a person in jail doesn't just affect that individual–it affects their entire family and community.

FESTIVALS/AWARDS

Official Selection, Chicago LGBT International Film Festival,2014; Official Selection -The San Francisco Black Film Festival; Prison Profiteers Series, LA Webfest - Best Writing & Best Documentary/Reality Series; The String, 1st Place - The University Film Alliance's Jump Cut Film 

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Brittany Washington

Brittany is a multimedia producer and filmmaker for Open Society Foundations, which funds a range of civil society groups around the world, with a stated aim of advancing justice, education, public health and independent media. As director of engagement for The Video Consortium, she works to find new voices and perspectives to grow the 'VC' family. Brittany has a B.S. in Directing & Editing from the University of Texas at Austin. She lives in Brooklyn and works extensively across the globe, including recent journeys to Hungary, South Africa, Greece, Liberia, Algeria, Mexico City, and throughout the United States.

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