I think I'm going to promise myself to make it to a film festival in 2017. That's where new black and brown talent can be seen.
|Jean of Jones stars Taylour Paige, Sherri Shepherd, Gloria Reuben, Erica Ash, Michelle Hurst, Mamoudou Athie, and Francois Arnaud.|
In the film, chaos ensues after the estranged patriarch of the Jones family dies on their doorstep. When the paramedic who answers their 911 call tries to win over acerbic Jean Jones, his attempts are disrupted by old conflicts that come to a boil at the funeral.
- “Jean” made its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival in March of this year, where it received favorable reviews from critics and audiences alike.
- Following screenings at top tier festivals like SXSW in March, and the Los Angeles Film Festival last month, TV One has set a fall premiere date (Sunday, October 23 at 7 p.m. ET, with an encore at 9 p.m. ET) for writer/director Stella Meghie’s feature debut, the dramedy “Jean of the Joneses,”
|Director: Stella Meghie|