38,5 (2010)

38,5 (2010)

38,5 (2010)
10min | Documentary, Short | 28 April 2010 (Germany)

Storyline:

Mariusz is a 15-year-old Polish boy who is training as a competitive boxer. The title refers to his weight (38,5 kilos), which must be increased by 4 kilos to move up a weight class. We see him in class, getting a detailed physical exam, training with other youth, at home and wandering alone. While this is listed as a brief documentary, the editorial comment of the cinematography and its editing present the picture of an adolescent boy who has a pretty miserable life. He is berated by his coach for “moving in slow motion”. His friends seem hardly to know he is there. His mother complains at every step and only wants him to have a girlfriend so that there is someone to do his homework. If there is to be a good ending to his constrained life, in isn’t visible in this 10-minute slice.

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STUM (Tongue-Tied) 2018

STUM (Tongue-Tied) 2018

STUM (Tongue-Tied) 2018
Short, Drama | 14 February 2018 (UK)

Storyline:

In Stavanger, Norway, teenager Sondre decides it’s time to come out to his friends, as well as face the abandonment issues which have resurfaced following big news from his boyfriend. An uplifting LGBT Drama/Romance short about overcoming the obstacles life puts in your path.

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Stanley Beloved 1998

Stanley Beloved 1998

Stanley Beloved 1998
20min | Short | 5 June 1998 (USA)

Storyline:

James and Kevin are friends and live in Hong-Kong. When Kevin finds out that his Chinese father wants to send him away to England to study, he decides to spend a summer day with his friend James. Then something unexpected happens.

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