Narrative, HD Video, 10 minutes



When a garage sale turns violent, a mother is forced to come to terms with her teenage son’s sexuality.



When teenager Thomas rediscovers his dolls in the attic, his mother demands they sell them.  She insists that Thomas work the annual garage sale where a devilish ten-year-old boy defaces Thomas's toys.  As Thomas struggles to save his dolls, his mother begins to see the part of her son she always overlooked.






Awards: Best Men’s Short Film, Q Cinema Film Festival, Fort Worth, TX, 2008.

              Best Gay Short Film, Great Lakes Independent Film Festival, PA, 2008.


Click here for a great shout-out from Liz Pesch, Frameline Board of Directors, who made Dolls a "Board & Staff Pick" in 2014.



Alexander Street Press, Online Streaming, Educational Resource, 2013-Present.

Frameline Voices, Online Distributor, San Francisco, CA, 2011-Present.

Frameline, North American Distributor, San Francisco, CA, 2008-Present.

TLA Entertainment Group, TLA Video on Demand, Philadelphia, PA. 2010-2011.

Bildkraft, Schuljungs 3: Short Film DVD Compilation, Berlin, Germany, 2009.


Screening History:

Dolls played in over forty international film festivals from 2008-2012.  It also has been distributed in North America by Frameline and distributed in Germany by Bildekraft.


For a complete list of screenings, please click here.





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