“Jeen-Yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy” Filmmakers Reveal How The Project Came Together

Written by on January 24, 2022

Coodie Simmons and Chike Ozah, the 2 filmmakers behind jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy, premiered the movie at Sundance Movie Competition over the weekend. The 2 mentioned engaged on the venture with The Hollywood Reporter, explaining the difficulties they’d getting the venture made in a bit printed on Sunday. 

“When it got here down to creating it, I needed to let him know to make this movie genuine, he needed to step again,” Simmons instructed the outlet. “I needed to take management of this narrative that God created — we didn’t create this. And he stated he trusted I’d do job on it.”

Kanye West, Jeen-Yuhs
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Ozah added that the story is not unique to Kanye, and as a substitute is about overcoming adversity.

“For us, the story isn’t about Kanye. It isn’t about Coodie. It’s simply utilizing them as vessels to have the ability to unlock your ardour,” he defined.

In addition they mentioned the issue to find an ending for a person whose life continues to make headlines, seemingly on daily basis.

“We really feel like all the pieces occurs in God’s time. Whereas we have been [filming], we saved considering, ‘That is the ending,’ after which it was like, ‘No, it’s not,’” says Simmons of the ever-growing narrative. “Subsequent factor you realize, he’s operating for president, and I seize the digicam, and I’m there.”

jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy is hitting Netflix on Feb. 16.


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