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Dog Movie

A passive-aggressive tenderqueer couple sends their household into a quiet tailspin when they adopt an elderly dog with the same name as the unemployed couch surfer they just can’t seem to confront.

  • Henry Hanson
  • Marten Katze
    Key Cast
  • Jesi Gaston
    Key Cast
  • Milo Talwani
    Key Cast
  • Blue
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Director Biography - Henry Hanson

Henry is a filmmaker and programmer based in Chicago. His self-produced, self-distributed directorial debut “Bros Before” screened at dozens of venues internationally while gaining notoriety as an online cult hit, garnering several reviews deeming it “viral” and landing the highest Letterboxd rating of any short film with a 2022 festival premiere. When they're not hosting gay little screening events around town, they continue to make low-budget work inspired by the queer underground.

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Director Statement

After a rough cut screening of this film, someone told me they were inspired to finally ask their roommate to do the dishes.