A young Filipino-American man is lured into the world of backyard boxing in order to save his mother’s life. This is a coming of age story that also looks at the intersection of Filipino and Mexican culture. Director’s Statement After spending my entire life disappointed with the cinematic representations of[…]
A coming of age story that explores the dynamics of age-appropriate behavior between a preteen girl and her unruly neighbor. Intrigued by an older woman’s lifestyle and the mysteries of her adult world, the young girl quietly begins the transitional process of abandoning her prepubescent understandings. As the young girl’s[…]
A gruesome coming of age story about a vintner son’s disobedience and desire to care for his ailing mother.
At the end of the 90s the Internet comes to Northern Norway and coincides with the sexual awakening of young Mads (12). The introduction of porno into his life complicates his relationship to his parents, and their house becomes a minefield filled with uncomfortable interactions. Part of a series of[…]
A drug-riddled coming of age story told backwards and forwards at the same time. James and Monty, two best friends, have a wild night full of crime, partying, and parallel universes.
Set in the early 90’s, Pillow Talk is a short coming of age film about the changing friendship between 14 year old Cara and her childhood best friend Lucy. Lucy suspects that Cara has feelings for girls rather than boys and she is determined to get the truth out of[…]
A Muslim American teenager struggles to reconcile desire with family obligations. Striking the chords of taboo storytelling, ‘Hala’ is an inspiring story about a sixteen-year old Muslim teenager with a rich and complex inner world, which serves as an escape from her socially conservative home. When she meets Jesse, a[…]
Plenty of mischief turns to plotted murder as Bamber struggles not to be forgotten by Belle. Belle and Bamber is the story of Belle; a 10 year old girl with a thirst for adventure and Bamber; her fuzzy, blue imaginary friend who spend their days exploring and getting into mischief.[…]
BEING KEEGAN is a psychologically driven, coming of age short film spanning three decades in Liverpool. Starring BAFTA nominated Stephen Graham (THIS IS ENGLAND, BOARDWALK EMPIRE, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN), the film is from Kenneth Branagh Drama Award winning playwright Jilly Gardiner and award winning and BAFTA shortlisted Director/Producer Stephanie[…]
When a same-sex family’s teenage son invites a friend to stay overnight, the family’s elaborate plans to appear “in the closet” backfire, and they discover the key to a good lie is in its details. SPARE ROOMS takes the classic coming-of-age story to an almost forgotten world: the height of[…]