After being bullied and beaten at school for dressing like a boy, Sam escapes into the fields surrounding her house. When she can’t find her way out, she’s forced to spend the night there and choose between who she is and who society thinks she should be. Official Selection: Outfest: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Provincetown International Film Festival, HollyShorts Film Festival.
THE HUFFINGTON POST: “A subtle, moving film.”
Official trailer for “Sam,” a short film by Sal Bardo. Original music by Jeff Mercel. Like us on Facebook for updates on screenings, festivals, etc.: facebook.com/pages/Sam-A-Short-Film/150745744997380
Alienated from his conservative Jewish family and community, a promising, young, gay schoolteacher seeks solace in New York’s barebacking scene. Official Selection: Palm Springs International ShortFest, Brooklyn Film Festival, Provincetown International Film Festival.
INTERVIEW MAGAZINE: “A resolutely humanistic approach that leaves an impression not easily forgotten.”
WILLIAMSBURG GREENPOINT NEWS: “The best of what short films should be; thought-provoking, eye-opening and reflective of the community we live in.”
Yael Staav’s poignant and emotional interpretation of Dallas Clayton’s celebrated storybook, An Awesome Book of Love, shows us that love is truly humanity’s greatest gift.
Yael Staav is represented by Furlined
Director: Yael Staav
Adapted from the book: “An Awesome Book of Love”
Author: Dallas Clayton
Screen adaptation: Dallas Clayton, Anthony Frattolillo, Yael Staav
A Love Child Collaboration
Executive Producer: Yael Staav
Director of Photography: Jonathan Staav
Editor: Ross Birchall
Production: Soft Citizen / The Lift
Music: Elias / Koool G Murder
Wristwatch “Saint Seiya Sanctuary Gold”
Price: 39800 yen
Limited Edition (only 1200 pieces)
official website: http://iei.jp/9166/