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Jamie Kastner

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B: 1972 in Toronto, Ontario

Jamie Kastner is a documentary filmmaker. He comes by his talent naturally. One uncle was the actor Peter Kastner and another is the four-time Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker, John Kastner. Jamaie Kastner’s 2016 film, The Skyjacker’s Tale is a documentary thriller about Ishmael Muslim Ali (né Labeet), one of the most wanted U.S. fugitives ever, who successfully hijacked a plane to Cuba after being convicted of murdering eight people on a golf course owned by the Rockefellers. His 2018 documentary, There Are No Fakes, had its World Premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. We list his credits as a director first.

Also see: Big Shots at Hot Docs.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Free Trade is Killing My Mother (2003)
Djangomania! (TV-2003)
Kike Like Me (TV-2007)

Recessionize! For Fun and Profit! (2010)
The Secret Disco Revolution (2011)
The Skyjacker’s Tale (2012)
There Are No Fakes (2018)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Ancestors in the Attic (2010)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Free Trade is Killing My Mother (2003)
Djangomania! (TV-2003)
Kike Like Me (TV-2007)

Recessionize! For Fun and Profit! (2010)
The Secret Disco Revolution (2011)
The Skyjacker’s Tale (2012)
There Are No Fakes (2018)

Credits as a Producer:
Free Trade is Killing My Mother (2003)
Djangomania! (TV-2003)
Kike Like Me (TV-2007)

Recessionize! For Fun and Profit! (2010)
The Secret Disco Revolution (2011)
The Skyjacker’s Tale (2012)
There Are No Fakes (2018)
(co-producer, 2018)

There Are No Fakes, movie, poster, Jamie Kastner,