All Ages Short Slot
Sat Feb 29, 2020 – 5:00 pm | Bagels & More
The Lost Boyz of Chicago
Directed by Justin Jarrett
USA | 16 min | 2019
FROM THE AWARD-WINNING TEAM that brought you “For Aaron: The Documentary” comes the inspiring true story of the Lost Boyz of Chicago – a youth baseball league playing to reclaim their community from gang violence within one of the of the most violent neighborhoods in America.
Justin is an award-winning writer, director and creative entrepreneur who’s visionary storytelling style has manifested itself in the form of JTWO over the past ten years. He has directed both original and branded features, commercials and documentaries on four different continents in addition to collaborating with clients such as ESPN, Comcast, NFL Films, Under Armor, University of Pennsylvania and the United Nations while guiding the creative direction and growth of JTWO, which he co-founded in 2009.
A creative chameleon, Justin’s directing style is unique in that he has the ability to seamlessly weave in and out of genres, because he stays true to his personal mantra – the story is everything. This has proven invaluable time and time again throughout his career as he continues to hone his directorial skill set whether he is filming an emotional human interest piece or collaborating with actors or athletes.