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Jamila J. Brown

Director, Writer, Producer

 

Jamila J. Brown was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated with a degree in communications and creative writing from Manhattanville College. Jamila has always had a passion for telling stories, however it wasn't until her senior year in college when she won the Dan Patterson screenwriting award that she knew filmmaking was a world she needed to be a part of. In the summer of 2014 she made her first debut as a director, writer, and producer of GoFish, a short film inspired by her neighborhood. For Jamila creating films gives her the chance to not just exist in the world, but to make an impact while existing.  

GoFish (2015)

A short film about an interracial friendship between two young girls who meet over a game of go fish and become friends shortly after the Crown Heights riot of 1991.

 

 

 

NYC the Movie (2016)

 A manhood tale about a boy name Ryan who learns what it means to be a man of ethics in the streets of New York City.  He juggles a life of rap and crime and discovers that one must go. 

 

 

 

PREVIOUS (2017)

A neo noir film about a man who loses his memory in an accident.

 

 

 

 Short Film Explores Racial Tension In 1991: http://brooklyn.news12.com/news/short-film-by-bk-native-jamila-j-brown-explores-1991-racial-tensions-leading-to-crown-heights-riot-1.10423745

 

 Short Film "GoFish": http://onefilmfan.com/short-film-review-gofish/

 

Barriers Can Be Broken: http://www.caribbeanlifenews.com/stories/2016/1/2016-01-08-ao-gofish-cl.html

 

GoFish Featured On MovieMaker Magazine: https://www.instagram.com/p/_4tt0frQOV/