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Review | Jahar (Short Film) | Tribeca Film Festival 2016


No one could have ever imagined that two brothers would plot to detonate a bomb at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

But imagine that you live through the event and realize that your friends  was one of the people who did the bombing? Now what?  Well that’s what Jahar is about. An emotional ride in the mind of four friends and what tears then apart when their friend is one of the bombers.

Some divide, some stand with him, but at the end of the day it’s always a personal reflection of the person they knew as Jizz

Grade: B

Director: Henry Hayes
Screenwriter: Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Henry Hayes
Producer: Lizzie Shapiro
Editor: Henry Hayes
Cinematographer: Leo Purman
Composer: Justin Schornstein
Co-Producer: Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Jeffrey Douyon
Production Designer: Rachel Zabala
Assistant Director: Michael Sheptock
Cast: Devante Lawrence, Andre Ozim, Andrew Raia, Alberto Rosende