“Jinn” Trailer Shows Meshing of Religion and Coming of Age

A young woman’s life changes forever when her mother converts to Islam in the first trailer to Jinn, selected for the SXSW Festival.


Summer is a 17-year old carefree black girl, whose world is turned upside down when her mother, a popular meteorologist named Jade Jennings, abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a different person, prompting Summer to reevaluate her identity.

Zoe Renee, Simone Missick, Kelvin Harrison Jr., and Dorian Missick star in the film, written and directed by Nijla Mu’min.

Orion Classics has set a November 15th release date in theaters followed by a VOD and Digital HD release the following day.

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