Leviathan is an experiential meditation on the violent and dehumanizing origin of the African-American identity, materialized through the images and sounds of the James River, and the inhabitants of its underbelly.

  • Jalen Adams
  • Jalen Adams
  • Jalen Adams
    Score/Sound Design
  • Jalen Adams
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 39 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 15, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Jalen Adams
  • Afrikana Independent Film Festival
    Richmond, VA
    United States
    Official Selection
Director Biography

Jalen Adams is a filmmaker from Dover, DE. When he isn't stressin' over his graduate studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, you can catch him at the gym hittin' the row machine, at the bowling alley working on his game, or in his home kitchen cookin' something crazy.

Add Director Biography