Hollywood Black Renaissance: Orion Classics Acquires Nijla Mu’min’s Feature Debut ‘Jinn’

Story by Ashley Turner

Orion Classics has acquired the North American and Latin American rights to distribute Nijla Mu’min’s feature debut Jinn. The film stars Zoe Renee (BET’s The Quad), Simone Missick (Netflix’s The Defenders), Kelvin Harrison, Jr. (Monsters and Men, Luce), Dorian Missick (Lucky Number Slevin), Hisham Tawfiq (NBC’s The Blacklist), Damien D. Smith (The Smile Man) and Kelly Jenrette (Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale).

Jinn won the Special Jury Award for writing at this year’s SXSW Film Festival, and also won awards at the American Black Film Festival for Best Screenplay and Best Actor (Zoe Renee), the Blackstar Film Festival for Best Feature Narrative and Audience Award, and Best Narrative Feature at the Roxbury Film Festival.

Orion Classics will release the film in theaters on November 15th and on VOD and Digital HD on November 16th.

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