KING OF KINGS : Chasing Edward Jones

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  • DIRECTOR : Harriet Marin Jones
  • PRODUCER : ABELART PRODUCTION
  • DATE : 2024
  • FORMAT : HD
  • DURATION : 1xTRAILER, 1x90'

SYNOPSIS

Family tale meets US History  Love, success, violence, revenge, mafia, murder, betrayal, prison, kidnapping. . . Edward Jones’ story holds all the best ingredients of gangster movies. 

Add segregation and you have a very explosive cocktail! 

Discover the Rise and Fall of Edward Jones, descendant of slaves who helped shape Chicago’s destiny in the 30’s and 40’s. He became one of the richest men in the US thanks to Policy, an illegal numbers game, which would become the State Lottery. 

But in these times of segregation, his success and unfailing support to the African American community are a problem. In conflict with both the mob and Feds he is forced into a life on the run.  Gangster or Hero? This award-winning film revisits 60 years of American History in search for the truth uncovering an untold page of Black History, through the eyes of his granddaughter, Harriet.

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