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Right Near the Beach

A father picks up the pieces after the death of his son, a Jamaican star sprinter

Right Near the Beach

Jamaica | Narrative Feature | 2020 | 80 mins

When prominent Jamaican sprinter Jeffrey Jacobs is brutally murdered, rumors about the secret life he may have lived create public uproar, causing obstacles to the murder investigation and for Jeffrey's father, who simply wants justice for his son. Filmed on location with a cast of local Jamaicans, this film is an authentic case study of a country that continues to face the consequences of its turbulent past while trying to confront the new realities of sexuality and equality.

Right Near the Beach

Directed by

Gibrey Allen

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