Cast: Max Bartos, David Winning, Lisa Haas
A 14-year-old boy escapes from modern and historical traumas to a glittering, musical dreamworld.
Max Rifkind-Barron is a queer, Jewish filmmaker from Los Angeles. He wrote and produced the short ﬁlm Pipe Dream, an unconventional coming-of-age story, which was acquired by Warner Brothers Television and is in development as a digital series. He produced Madeleine Olnek’s Wild Nights with Emily, a feature-length comedy starring Molly Shannon as the poet Emily Dickinson, now in theaters nationwide. He currently works as a staff writer at Bazelevs Company, producers of Unfriended and Searching. He holds an MFA and BA in Film from Columbia University.
The next generation of LGBTQ folks foster community in spaces beyond the bars, finding strength in visibility while…