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Pull Up Your Pants

"Pull Up Your Pants", an award-winning short documentary, tells the comedic story of a mother and her son who don't see eye to eye on the street popular fashion trend of pant sagging. An assortment of unique streeters, a wise doctor, and international comedian "TRIXX" tag along highlighting the pros, cons, and myths of the fashionable fad.

  • Adrian Wallace
  • Adrian Wallace
  • Brandon Singh
  • Angela Ramsaroop
    Key Cast
  • Andrew Ramsaroop
    Key Cast
  • Frankie "Trixx" Agyemang
    Key Cast
  • Edwin Galeano
    Key Cast
  • Kimmel Stephenson
    Director of Photography
  • Ryan Justin Bannag
    Picture Editor
  • Steve Galeano
    Sound Recordist
  • Paul Olszewski
    Camera Operator
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Factual, Urban, Satire, Lifestyle, Environmental, Fashion, Culture, Family, Social Issue, Black Comedy, Documentary, African American, Youth, Teen, Health, Fitness
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 20, 2014
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    Digital, HD
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  • Student Project:
  • Reel Black Men Showcase
    Los Angeles
    United States
    April 27, 2018
  • TrueDoc Film Festival
    Buda, Texas
    United States
    September 8, 2016
    Official Selection
  • Canada International Film Festival
    April 11, 2015
    Royal Reel Film Award
  • Montreal World Film Festival
    August 24, 2014
    North American Premiere
    Best Student Documentary Film
Director Biography - Adrian Wallace

Adrian Wallace is an award-winning director, screenwriter and actor from Toronto, Ontario. As a grad-student of a vast array of creative fields in post-secondary from comedy writing, dramatic arts, acting for film and television, and film and television production, Adrian strives to tell stories through multiple art forms. His debut film, a short comedic doc titled Pull Up Your Pants screened at the 2014 Montreal World Film Festival and won 'Best Student Documentary'. Since then, Adrian's post-work has seen the eyes of festivals internationally. As the creator, writer, director and co-lead in the web series Courtside, it has notched six official selections to date, and took home 'Best Web Series' at the 2018 Toronto Nollywood International Film Festival. Currently, Adrian is premiering his second documentary film, Black Sun, and is developing season two of Courtside, his debut feature, and a TV original.

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Director Statement

"It may not always win an award, but if I can provoke just one person in an audience to laugh, cry, or think differently after watching a piece of my work, that piece of work was a success..."
-Adrian Wallace