Rainbow Party 2015

Rainbow Party 2015

Rainbow Party 2015
R | 15min | Short, Drama | 29 July 2015 (Iceland)

Storyline:

Rainbow Party tells the story of Sofia, who realizes that if you can’t beat them, well then you better join them. In her quest to be accepted by the popular girls in her class, Sofia finds herself sacrificing her true friendships and morals. Whoever said that teenage girls were innocent – well, they were so wrong.

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Mrs McCutcheon 2017

Mrs McCutcheon 2017

Mrs McCutcheon 2017
Not Rated | 17min | Short, Comedy, Drama | 10 June 2018 (USA)

Storyline:

Having always felt he was born in the wrong body, 10-year-old Tom chooses the name Mrs McCutcheon rather than the name he was given at birth; he also prefers the flow of a dress rather than the cut of a pant. Now at his third school Tom is having trouble settling in and finding acceptance from his newfound peers – except for Trevor, a tough little charmer who also suffers prejudice due to his Aboriginal heritage. With the school dance only days away Tom is thrust on a journey of self-discovery and sacrifices to find his place in the world. Be prepared for a courageous ending that might just revolutionize the school dances forever.

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The Confession 2016

The Confession 2016

The Confession 2016
25min | Short, Drama |

Synopsis:

Yan-Ming and Shao-An are best friends that shares a very different personalities yet complement each other. One weak and the other one strong, one quiet and the other one active. They have a strong bonding although they are not blood related. At the age where they explore love for the first time, Shao-An fell in love with a girl—Yu-Xuan. When Yan-Ming found out, he was jealous and didn’t want to share Shao-An to anyone. He decided to play a prank, made Yu-Xuan gone mad and dislike Shao-An. On the other hand, Shao-An gets really mad of what Yan-Ming’s prank as well. This leads to their brotherhood into an unprecedented challenge.
When friendship is no longer as simple as that, what would they choose?

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Beat Beat Beat 2013

Beat Beat Beat 2013

Beat Beat Beat 2013
Jetzt Jetzt Jetzt (original title)
30min | Short, Drama | TV Short 23 April 2013

Storyline:

Late summer in Berlin. The city is pulsating and friends Fabian, Bene, and Richard are wandering aimlessly through the big urban jungle. Against Fabian’s quiet protest, the friends ridicule outsider Jakob. The aggression escalates when one night the boys make their way into Jakob’s room and bully Borschwitz lights Jakob’s mother’s car on fire. Fabian can no longer repress his attachment to Jakob and confronts his friends – perhaps too late.

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And Then I Go 2017

And Then I Go 2017

And Then I Go 2017
1h 39min | Drama | 16 June 2017 (USA)

Storyline:

In the cruel world of junior high, Edwin suffers in a state of anxiety and alienation alongside his only friend, Flake. Misunderstood by their families and demoralized at school daily, their fury simmers quietly until an idea for vengeance offers them a terrifying release. Based on the acclaimed novel “Project X” by Jim Shepard, this unflinching look at adolescence explores how the powerful bonds of childhood friendship and search for belonging can become a matter of life or death.

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De tasjesdief 1995

De tasjesdief 1995

De tasjesdief 1995
1h 36min | Drama, Family, Thriller | 6 April 1995 (Netherlands)

Storyline:

Alex is very close to his elderly grandmother partly because his busy parents seem to have little or no time for him. One day he surprises two boys from his school leaving her house and is shocked to find her tied up inside – they have robbed her! Alex is sworn to secrecy as his gran is worried that her daughter will think her incompetent. This secret leads Alex into trouble as the two boys accost him in the street and bully him into becoming a “bagsnatcher” (tasjesdief) for them, mugging old ladies. Alex learns how to deal with this situation in the end.

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If I Had Wings 2013

If I Had Wings 2013

If I Had Wings 2013
PG | 1h 29min | Drama, Family, Sport | December 2013 (Canada)

Storyline:

Seventeen-year-old Alex Taylor dreams of running for his high school’s cross-country team, a dream that’s a bit out of reach for this gifted runner as Alex has been blind since the age of two. Determined to run, he practices with his father, Probation Officer Geoff Taylor. Geoff, with additional girth and age working against him, finds he no longer can keep up with his son. He must find a running partner at the school who’s fast enough to help Alex make the cross-country team. This help comes from the unlikeliest of sources. Brad Coleman, a schoolmate of Alex’s, spends most of his time running from the law. Caught in a pathetic daytime robbery attempt, Brad faces incarceration for repeat offenses. To keep Brad out of jail and in school, Geoff makes a deal and pairs the two boys, opposite in many ways. Despite a rocky start over their many differences, an unlikely friendship forms.

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