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Dolls

©2008

Narrative, HD Video, 10 minutes

 

LOGLINE:

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

 

SYNOPSIS:

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.

 

Distribution:

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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