Animals

As Jordan settles into his new life in Los Angeles from the US Virgin Islands, an unexpected encounter with an LAPD officers transforms his perspective. His roommate Tyler’s attempt to fight oppression sparks escalating tensions. As the situation unfolds, Jordan faces targeted racism and dehumanization from Officer Phillips. Determined to navigate the encounter, Jordan’s choices lead to a pivotal moment that forever alters his perception of the American policing system

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Animals (2023)

Short (15mins) Narrative

Region:

Virgin Islands of the United States

Language:

English

Rating:

No Rating

Producer(s):

Xan Churchwell

Director(s):

Jordan K Paul

Writer(s):

Jordan K Paul

Showtimes:

Thu 21 Sep 2023, 1.00pm, The University of the West Indies

Fri 22 Sep 2023, 3.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 10

T+T Premiere, Caribbean Premiere


Jordan K Paul

Jordan K Paul

Jordan K Paul is a 31-year-old West Indian writer/director based in Los Angeles, California. Born and raised on St Croix, US Virgin Islands, Jordan from a young age gravitated toward visual storytelling, creating small plays and films with his older sisters. He was home-schooled by his mother where he was given the space and free time to watch and explore movies, mostly Star Wars, which sparked his passion for filmmaking.

Jordan moved to the mainland U.S. to hone his skills in filmmaking. He went on to complete a certificate from the New York Film Academy and received his bachelor’s degree in TV/Film Production from DeSales University. Upon moving to Los Angeles, he worked under industry professionals on music videos, TV shows, and feature films. Recently, Jordan has been exploring the live streaming space and has been featured in Entertainment Weekly and more for his content.

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