Jay is a tone poem about the unspoken effects of a deteriorating union between a boy’s mother and father and how it impacts his own journey in becoming a man.

Shot on 35mm film

Directed by Angela Chen & Ayinde Anderson
Produced by David Starks & Rachel Day
Cinematography by Ayinde Anderson
Production Designed by Harshita Reddy
Costume Designed by Alex Pepel
Edited by Benjamin Tolentino

Na’Jae Green as Jay at 7
Jabbar Lewis as Jay at 16
Aaron D. Alexander as Dad
Ashley Williams as Mom
Brinnen Thompson as Her


BTS Stills Photographer: Michael Chan