It's Not About Jimmy Keene


Institute History

  • 2019 Sundance Film Festival


The police shooting of an unarmed black teen causes friction within a mixed-race Los Angeles family. Ivan, the youngest sibling, is stalked by visions of Jimmy Keene’s floating corpse. Torn between the opposing worldviews of his two older sisters, Ivan searches for his voice while the family divisions heighten after the parents take sides. Director and star Caleb Jaffe has an original and authentic new voice that is highlighted in this premiere episode.

Screens with Indie Episodic Program 2

— A.M.

Screening Details

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