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Right Near The Beach

US Premiere

Director: Gibrey Allen

United States, Jamaica, 2019, 80 min

Shooting Format:Digital, Canon C500, Canon 1DC

Festival Year:2020

Category:Narrative Feature

Cast:Granville Allen, Gibrey Allen, Andrew Allen, Carem Baker, Anthony Allen, Sonia

Crew:Writer: Gibrey' Allen . Producer: Gibrey Allen.


When prominent Jamaican sprinter Jeffrey Jacobs is brutally murdered, rumors about the secret life he may have lived create public uproar, causing obstacles to the murder investigation and for Jeffrey's father, who simply wants justice for his son. Filmed on location with a cast of local Jamaicans, this film is an authentic case study of a country that continues to face the consequences of its turbulent past while trying to confront the new realities of sexuality and equality.

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