The Canadian Stella MEGHIE was educated in screenwriting at the University of Westminster in London. The short film Recovering Undercover Over Lover (2012) was her directorial debut. Her first feature is Jean of the Joneses (2016), which won her Showtime’s Tony Cox Award in screenwriting.
Stella Meghie at IFFR
Jean of the Joneses
The return of a relative feared lost – and his death a few seconds later – forms the start of a difficult family reminiscence in this intelligent, promising debut about the lives of five outspoken women from a dysfunctional Jamaican-American family.