The Film Jamesy Boy

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The film, Jamesy Boy (2014) is about a young gang member, James Burns overcoming a life of crime and incarnation during his teenage years and reinventing himself into a college-educated poet. Thanks to the help from a convicted murderer, Conrad who served as James’ mentor. The opening scene starts with James lying face-down on the pavement outside a prison bus while a corrections officer beats him for picking a fight. Then the film flashes back three years earlier, when James was only 14 years old wearing ankle monitoring bracelet. James’ single mother tries to place him in a public school, but the school’s administrators find him too much of a risk because of his long rap sheet. Very soon, James is using drugs daily, staying out late and
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