Congrats to my son Collin Kriner (film editor) and Director/Writer Nijla Mu'min's team for being selected to premiere this sweet film at SxSW and winning the Narrative Feature Award.
Director/Screenwriter: Nijla Mu’min
Summer is a 17-year old carefree black girl, whose world is turned upside down when her mother, a popular meteorologist named Jade Jennings, abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a different person, prompting Summer to reevaluate her identity.
Cast: Zoe Renee, Simone Missick, Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Hisham Tawfiq, Kelly Jenrette, Dorian Missick, Ashlei Foushee, Maya Morales, Damien D. Smith (World Premiere)
Watch it on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Jinn-Zoe-Renee/dp/B07KLMD4HH
Other Awards & Recognition:SXSW Winner- Special Jury Recognition Award for Writing.American Black Film Festival-ABFF: Best Screenplay Award. NBC Spotlight Actor Award-Zoe Renee.Blackstar Film Festival- Best Narrative Film & Audience Award- Narrative FeatureRoxbury Film Festival- Best Narrative Feature - DramaBronzelens Film Festival- Best Feature & Best of the FestivalIndie Memphis Film Festival- Best Screenplay AwardBarbados Independent Film Festival - Best Narrative FeatureShadow & Act Rising “Creator” AwardMPAC- Hollywood Bureau Media Award for Courage and Conscience 2019Black Reel Award- Best Independent Film 2018Official Selection- BFI London Film Festival 2018 (International Premiere)
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