TELL-BY DATEDirected by Sarah Ball
Cast: Brian Michael Smith, Candice Marie Bennett, Emmett J. Lundberg, Brenda Crawley
Ryan wants to tell his son that he’s transgender and not his biological father, but fears it will change their relationship.
Sarah Ball is a British writer-director who splits her time between New York and the U.K. Ball has directed over 200 animated TV episodes, TV features, and various music videos, PSAs and interstitials. Her work has earned many accolades, including a BAFTA (British Academy Award). Ball’s last short film, Baggage, was shortlisted for Best British Short at the 2015 Iris Prize, won Best of Festival at Cinema Systers Film Festival 2016, and the Audience Choice Award (Altfest section) at New Filmmakers, New York 2016.
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