Jessica Q. Moore has made and studied films all over the world, starting with studying Film at Syracuse University. She studied abroad at FAMU in Prague, Czech Republic and Bologna, Italy, where she focused on European cinema and the link between image and sound. Her BFA thesis made it into 2016 Altfest, an LGBQT film festival and showed at the Anthology Film Archive. She’s currently studying to get her MFA in filmmaking at CCNY.


Tyshawn, an Afro-Caribbean descended 12 year old boy, living in a changing Bed-Stuy enjoys living with his grandma and dad. Everything change when his father is arrested and he faults the Caucasian neighbors. Then he plots for revenge.


Writer/Director: Jessica Q. Moore
Producers: John Patrick- Hayden, Maggie Kamal
Associate Producer: Charles Sweeney
Director of Photography: Robert Orlowski
Camera Assistant: Justin Filpes
Editor: Jessica Q. Moore
Sound Designer: Jack Flachsbart
Gaffer: Yibin Su
Grip: Warut Snidvongs
Production Designer: Hannah Filippino
Make-up: Sadiya Bilal
Wardrobe: Farida Mokhtar
Production Assistant: Giuliana Bartucci
Associate Producer - Muhammad Bilal


Felix Alexis as "Tyshawn"
Carl Ellis Grant as "Shawn"
Patricia Reed (Grandma) as "Grandma"
Turbo Berry as "Turbo"
Megan Smith as "Lucy"
Sylvain Panet-Raymond as "James"
Knowlej Ra as "Darius"
Frederick Amison as "Daryl"


2020 FILMS

  • Sky Colored Grass
  • The Saltiest Chips
  • Las Quitapenas
  • Off Book
  • Mokshyam
  • A Little Holiday
  • It Happened In August
  • Hard of Hearing
  • Find Me at the Dinner Table
  • The Crossbow
  • Urpi
  • Pink Yellow
  • Good Health
  • Transparensea
  • Yesterday, I Dreamt About
  • Claiming Edge
  • Forever Twins
  • A Basket of Love
  • Singing in the Lifeboat
  • Bodega Nights
  • Dear Audrey Still
  • El Chuzalongo Still
  • Marcel the Muscle Man Still
  • Couscous, Hand-Rolled, With Olives Still
  • The Monk and The Rebel Still
  • Cuanacaquilitl Still
  • Ava Still
  • Forever Twins Still
  • A Coalfield Christmas still
  • The (Other) 700 Club
  • The Baton
  • Bastards still photo
  • Film: The Wealthiest Man in the World
  • Film: One Day
  • Who Was Lee Edwards?
  • Film: Right to Exit
  • Film: The 2020 Unmasked
  • Film: Burial
  • Film: The Coolest Club
  • Film: Love Me, Love Me Not
  • To Drown
  • Film: The Backpack
  • Film: Pasaj
  • Film: Breathe
  • I'm Home
  • Film: Amend
  • One Last Deal
  • Film: The Blue Cave
  • A Month of Sitting In
  • Microbus
  • Remember Who We Are
  • Last Summer on Bainbridge Street
  • We Talkin' Practice
  • Who's on Your List
  • The Vow
  • Whales Don't Come Here Anymore
  • Film: I Am Yours
  • Ni Aquí/Ni Allá
  • Film: Dry Rain
  • Film: A Way Back Home
  • Come Find Me
  • Don't Lose the Lesson
  • Film: It's Worth It