Viral Painting of Black Jesus and BLM Contextualized in Film

My Brother Jesus by Jarrett Lee Conaway is a short film presented by Film Independent x Netflix Film.

After an unorthodox painting of Jesus goes viral, the artist and his muse discuss its significance in the wake of BLM protests in Richmond, Virginia.

The artist and subject of the doc is Stanley Rayfield. Written, directed, and edited by Jarrett Lee Conaway.

Conaway holds an MFA in Film Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. His feature directing debut, the teen comedy Mono, was released on Netflix in 2016. Conaway directed the horror comedy web series Bite Me, which earned three Streamy Award nominations and was viewed over thirty-five million times.

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