Projects

Heart of the City: Katrina Five Years Later

Heart of the City: Katrina Five Years Later

Watch the full-length, award-winning documentary, Heart of the City: Katrina Five Years Later below. Director/Producer: Barnard Jaffier Editor: Patrick Inhofer Cinematographer: Bob Perrin Associate Producer: Cindy Birch BET News: Host/Talent: Jurnee Smollett Publisher: BET NEWS/VIACOM Date(s) Published: August 22, 2010 – September 23, 2010 Awarded: 2011 NYABJ (New York Association […]

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African American in Prison

Yarde Bird

Yarde Bird is a British gangster tale steeped in the alchemy of London’s crime world during the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. On the eve of his release from London’s notorious Hammersmith Prison, Emmanuel Yarde examines the last 25 years of his life in confinement… after a botched robbery attempt […]

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Cecelia’s Chapel

Cecelia’s Chapel

One man’s attempt to find his place on an island country vastly different from the one he lives on. In his mother’s homeland, he embarks on a romantic search for the island and its people that he heard countless tales of as a child. A place–which reveals to an outsider–a […]

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Cross Roads

Cross Roads

A film set in the turbulent 1970’s busing crisis in Boston, Massachusetts. A newly arrived immigrant family, finds itself at odds, embattled by external and internal force,; which threatens the sanctity of their home. A long-lost relative takes up refuge in the family’s home, only to find fantastical challenges in […]

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Rookie Year

Rookie Year

The real-life docu-drama series, “Rookie Year” will chart the journey of fledgling police cadets to newly commissioned officers. Rookie Year Teaser from JaffaFilms on Vimeo.

A Journey Home to Harlem

A Journey Home to Harlem

A Journey Home to Harlem is a tribute to this legendary New York neighborhood’s vitality and spirit. The five-part documentary series will examine the cultural, economic and political roots and dynamics of Harlem. The series is an epic journey through the voices of Harlem’s past, present and hopeful future.