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An abstract take on gender dysphoria narrated ith a mixture of direct representation & multimedia art. The film follows two days in the life of an FTM high school student. Interspersed with scenes from his life, we see scenes of dance, poetry, drawing & painting expressing the ups & downs of his emotional state.

  • Jackie Moffitt
  • Gabbi Mercogliano
  • Riley Hert
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  • Genres:
    experimental, gender, gender dysphoria, art, painting, high school, student, poetry, drama
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 27 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 18, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
    Seattle, WA
    October 18, 2014
    World Premiere
Director Biography - Jackie Moffitt, Gabbi Mercogliano, Riley Hert

Jackie Moffitt (18 at the time of filming) has been participating in Reel Queer Youth for two years. He has been interested in filmmaking since age 16 and is also an aspiring musician. His many interests and hobbies include linguistics, D&D, and kicking dope rhymes.

Gabbi is a seventeen-year-old queer who enjoyed all the ups and downs of Reel Queer Youth 2014, even the two+ hour commute they made.

Riley is a seventeen-year-old sarcastic nerd who loved meeting everyone at Reel Queer Youth 2014. They also love pizza and sleeping.

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Danny Tayara
Program Manager
Reel Queer Youth