Jackson Tisi’s ‘LEON’ Receives Gold Young Director Award & Vimeo Staff Pick

Jackson Tisi’s short documentary ‘LEON’ has won a Gold Screen Young Director Award. The prestigious award comes shortly after the powerful film was names a Vimeo Staff Pick. ‘LEON’ tells the moving story about the journey and life of Leon Ford. After surviving a traumatic encounter with police in November of 2012, Leon determines not to let himself become consumed by negativity, focusing instead on therapy and community outreach to heal from the past.