Private Project

Pull Your Pants Up

Educator and humanitarian, Tracy Jenkins voices his views on the sagging pants issue, the style of dress defined by the Urban Dictionary as:
Hip-hop and gangster cultural fashion:
Wearing one's pants below the level of the waist, sometimes below the level of the buttocks, with one's boxer shorts showing.

  • Tracy Jenkins
  • Tracy Jenkins
  • Tracy Jenkins
  • Tracy Jenkins
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Television
  • Runtime:
    30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 1, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • San Francisco Black Film Festival
    San Francisco, CA
    United States
    June 14, 2015
  • LA Black Film Festival
    Hollywood, CA
    November 7, 2015
  • 6th Annual Charlotte Black Film Festival
    Charlotte, NC
    April 8, 2016
  • Oklahoma Urban Cinema Festival 2016
    Oklahoma City, OK
    April 9, 2016
  • BLOW-UP · International Arthouse FILM FEST
    Chicago, IL
    United States
    September 1, 2016
  • Orlando Urban Film Festival (OUFF)
    Orlando, FL
    United States
    November 19, 2016
    GRAND JURY PRIZE, Documentary Narrative
    La Jolla, CA
    United States
    February 1, 2017
  • Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival (PTAFF)
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    November 3, 2017
  • African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    January 12, 2018
Director Biography - Tracy Jenkins

Tracy Jenkins was born in Gary, IN and moved to Emeryville, CA at an early age. Tracy comes from an education-grounded background, having two sisters and a brother who are all college graduates. While studying Sociology at San Jose State University, his interest in film started when he worked in the Audio Visual Department setting up film screenings and lectures across campus. After graduating from San Jose State, Tracy worked at numerous Silicon Valley companies before becoming an educator in Oakland, CA in 2003. Tracy volunteered at several film festivals where he learned how to craft his first documentary film “Pull Your Pants Up!!”

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Director Statement

"Be true to yourself"