Private Project

I Tried

”I Tried” tells a story of a lady named Rose who is currently at her breaking point. She battles with having to take care of her brothers’ son and carrying so much responsibility for him after the passing of both her parents. Rose and her brother Michael had a heated argument regarding the plans for Michael’s son which left her completely devasted. Rose’s close friend Agatha comes to visit her and is shocked to find Rose in a bad state.

  • Jamel Kennedy
  • Bathsheba Kabubi
  • Bathsheba Kabubi
  • Bathsheba Kabubi
    Key Cast
  • Emily Olum
    Key Cast
  • Jamel Kennedy
    Director of Photography
  • Edgar Payton
    Sound Recordist
  • Neal Parsons
  • Madeleine Hartley
  • Ella Wilkinson
  • Jamel Kennedy
  • Jasmine Ruhesi
    Script Supervisor
  • Bathsheba Kabubi
    First Assitant Director
  • Bathsheba Kabubi
    Casting Director
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  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 50 seconds
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Jamel Kennedy

Jamel Kennedy is a British Director and producer From South East London, Peckham.

He holds a deep passion for Film. He is constantly studying his major influncers such as; Speileberg, Carpenter, Craven(to name a few) and he tries to find his own unique way of telling a story through the lens and creating high quality productions.

Jamel also uses Jamaican, Ghanian and Nigerian heritage to influence his modern take on his projects thus far. His first short film Redundants (2015) about a couple living together who experience the consequences of letting secrets linger, was then followed by Suicide pool (2015)
base on an Epping forest tale. Jamel then branched out to Music Video projects as well as documentaries and a TV.

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