Kingston Canadian Film Festival | Jean of the Joneses
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Jean of the Joneses

Category
Features, Friday, Saturday

Jean of the Joneses

Director: Stella Meghie

Featuring: François Arnaut, Shailyn Pierre-Dixon, Gloria Reuben, Anna Hopkins, Sherri Shepherd

Language: English

Runtime: 82 Minutes

Rating: PG

Local Short Friday: FLOOD BROTHERS

dir. Anastasia Szymanski, Lucas Meadows, David Vassos, Alice Adam, Chloe Sincerbox

Local Short Saturday: TERROR ON THE OCEAN

dir. Jesse Macmillan

Friday, March 3

9:05 pm

Baby Grand

Saturday, March 4

10:10 am

Baby Grand

Presented with support from

Synopsis

The lives of 25-year-old Jean Jones and her multi-generational, middle-class Jamaican-American family of strong-minded, stubborn yet loving women, come to an arresting stop when an estranged grandfather dies on the doorstep of the family’s brownstone during a Sunday dinner. Tensions rise and old conflicts come to a boil as Jean uncovers the family’s buried secrets. The Jones women face their divorces, infidelities, and past transgressions, while Jean faces the tough truths of her failing career and her crippling ability to move on from a past relationship to the love staring her right in the face.