2019 // Short Film // 8min0s
JURY AWARD WINNER 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, Dallas International 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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