THE ONE YOU NEVER FORGET
2019 // Short Film // 8min
AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER - BEST SHORT FILM - SIDEWALK FILM FEST
AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER - OUT HERE NOW KANSAS CITY
JURY AWARD WINNER - BEST LGBTQ SHORT FILM - OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL
AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER - BEST SHORT FILM - OUTSHINE MIAMI
JURY AWARD WINNER - RUNNER-UP BEST SHORT FILM - OUTSHINE MIAMI
JURY AWARD WINNER - BEST SHORT FILM - OUTWEST FILM FEST
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Frameline43, InsideOut Toronto, Iris Prize, DC Shorts, Reeling Chicago, Nashville Film Fest, Oslo Fusion, Sidewalk Film Fest, aGLIFF, North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Fest, Dallas International Film Fest, OutOnFilm Atlanta LGBT Film Fest, Tampa Bay International LGBT Film Fest, OUTShine Miami, Manhattan Film Fest, 12°N61°W Grenadian Film Festival, Outfest Peru, Kansas City LGBT Film Fest, North Carolina LGBT Film Fest, OutWest Film Fest, Oxford Film Fest.
14 year Carey nervously prepares for his first dance as his parents reminisce about their own. When Carey's mother (Tasha Smith, EMPIRE) tasks Carey's father (Malik Whitfield, THE TEMPTATIONS) with getting the perfect picture of Carey and his date, a moment of tension arrises as Carey becomes elusive.
Written & Directed by Morgan Jon Fox
Starring Tasha Smith, Charles Malik Whitfield, London Curtis, and Owen D Stone.
Executive Producer Adam Hohenberg Producers Katori Hall, Craig Brewer & Erin freeman
Director of Photography Ashley Connor - Original score Emil Friis - Prod Designer Darian Corley - Costume Designer - Augusta Campbell - Gaffer Jordan Danelz - Key GripPatrick Durkin - Makeup & Hair Stephanie Brown - UPM May Todd - 1st AD Billie Worley
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