About this submission

A brief lyrical work of visual poetry that captures a newly out young Mexican gay man as he muses on his internal war with religion and identity.

(Director Jacob Charton used this short film as a way to come out to his parents, family, and friends.)

Official Selection at OUTFEST Fusion Film Festival 2020.

jacobcharton.com -- @jacobcharton

Los Angeles, CA, USA
JACOB CHARTON is a 24-year-old queer Mexican Jewish filmmaker and photographer in Los Angeles. Jacob directs, writes, and edits. His films are soft, emotional portraits exploring identity, love, and heritage. His photographs are of LA artists, shot on 35mm film. He adores Xavier Dolan’s "Mommy", Sofia Coppola, Beach House, stickers, and neon lights. His short film "TRUE TO YOU" was official selection and premiered at OUTFEST Fusion Film Festival 2020. Jacob is currently participating in OUTFEST's OutSet 6month conservatory film program. more...

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