In this poetic coming-of-age short drama, Dembe struggles against Ugandan attitudes toward gender and identity as she comes out to her mother as transgender and navigates her identity in a society opposed to it. Directors Statement In 2009 Uganda proposed an anti-homosexuality bill that not only made “aggravated homosexuality” illegal[…]
In this poetic coming-of-age short drama, Dembe struggles against Ugandan attitudes toward gender and identity as she comes out to her mother as transgender and navigates her identity in a society opposed to it.
A coming of age story about a young boy, Kipp, growing old enough to realize his parents are alcoholics, as their behavior becomes more unpredictable.
Cheered on by her best friend, a teen confronts her greatest fear – tampons.
A coming of age film about best friends Cara and Lucy set in 1993. Lucy suspects that Cara has feelings for girls rather than boys and she is determined to get the truth out of her. Even at the risk of damaging their friendship.
When a prank goes wrong on a London estate – Sarah-Lee learns that it’s not all fun and games when it comes to growing up. With not much else to do apart from cause trouble on the block – Knock Down Ginger is a coming of age film that explores[…]
Left behind by the same loved one, two Asian American youth search for connection in their small Midwestern town. Director’s Statement The story was based on my experience trying to fit in when I was young, and I threw a friend of mine under the bus during some lunch table[…]
An orphan girl seeks to revenge her father’s death, with some unusual help. KIDDO is an action/adventure/thriller coming-of-age story about a young orphan girl named Kim (20s) and her two unusual buddies’ journey to find inner resolution and their place in the world.
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[…]