In Katrina’s Wake

HEART OF THE CITY – KATRINA FIVE YEARS LATER The story of a community filled with broken promises, abandoned homes and disrupted lives. Five years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans Ninth Ward is a documentary about the spirit of perseverance powered by hope. A BET/NEWS prime time documentary special airing […]

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Check out Jaffa Films new weblog for the feature length documentary project, ‘Blessed are the Meek’ We look forward to sharing this project with you, along with our hopes for the revival and resurgence of Haiti. As collective artists and activists, we will explore the challenges and triumphs of […]

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Scenes from Jaffa Films historical documentary, ‘Rediscovering Kate Carew’. (1) Actors: Dolores Gonzalez as Mary Williams/Kate Carew; William Rogers, as Harrie Kellett Chambers. Circa 1898. (2) Animated storyboard: Kate Carew’s first drawings for the New York World documented the world of  stage, cabaret, dance halls, and movie houses. Actor, John […]

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Port au Prince, Haiti Photo courtesy, Christopher Porche West “Blessed are the Meek” …Jaffa Films documentary project. Director/Producer: Barnard Jaffier Editor: Lewis Erskine Colorist/Finisher: Patrick Inhofer Executive Producer:  Samuel Pollard Fiscal Sponsor: City Lore Legal Counsel: John  Ives ** For project news & updates join us on Facebook/or  our weblog […]

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It’s that time again..

The Tribeca Film Festival, April 20th-May 1st. Celebrate the spirit of independent film. Films big and small, encompassing documentaries and feature narratives from around the world.

In the edit suite..

Award winning  filmmaker and multimedia artist Laia Cabrera. Ms. Cabrera edits Jaffa Films’ upcoming feature documentary, ‘Rediscovering Kate Carew”. Stay tuned for project updates.

Documentaries Get Even Harder to Define..

  Producer/Director, Barnard Jaffier, interviews Principal/CEO, Dr. Doris Hicks. Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School. New Orleans, LA New York Times article.. Photo courtesy: Darren Wallace


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