CAST: Simone Missick, Zoe Renee, Hisham Tawfiq DIRECTOR: Nijla Mumin TCC Diversity Film Series
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.
Jinn holds several beautiful elements, especially in its central mother-daughter story.Monica Castillo, RogerEbert.com
Demonstrating that identity is multifaceted and not as singular as society or religion paints it to be, Jinn is a wonderfully layered coming-of-age tale.Courtney Small, Cinema Axis
Jinn quivers with joy and uncertainty, confidence and shame, delivering exactly what makes independent cinema exciting: a bright new voice with a bold vision.Soraya Nadia McDonald, The Undefeated