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deadCenter 2020: LGBTQ+ roundup

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Breaking Fast

Available to stream in Oklahoma through June 16 at deadcenterfilm.org.

Director: Mike Mosallam
Screenwriter: Mike Mosallam
Producer: Seth Hauer, Sarah Bazzi, Bay Dariz, Alex Lampsos, Davin Michaels
Cast: Haaz Sleiman, Michael Cassidy, Amin El Gamal
Cinematographer: Anka Malatynska
Editor: Mike Hugo
Music: Omar Fadel

Practicing Muslim Mo is joined by All-American Kal for iftar, and they learn they have more in common than they thought.

breakingfastfilm.com

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Buck

Available to stream at deadcenterfilm.org.

Director: Elegance Bratton, Jovan James
Screenwriter: Elegance Bratton, Jovan James
Producer: Chester Algernal Gordon, Elegance Bratton, Jovan James, Valerie Steinberg
Executive Producer: Elegance Bratton, Jovan James, Simbi Kali
Co-Producer: Valerie Steinberg
Cast: Malik Shakur, Biko Eisen Martin, Simbi Khali, Bruce Jackson, Gabe Peyton, Antonio, Alex Egner
Editor: Kristan William Sprague
Production Design: Daniel Ornitz

Depressive Lynn embarks on a troubled quest for happiness.



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The Dilemma of Desire

Available to stream in Oklahoma through June 16 at deadcenterfilm.org.

Director: Maria Finitzo
Producer: Cynthia Kane, Diane Quon
Executive Producer: Gordon Quinn, Barbara Kopple, Jolene Pinder, Hugh Schulze
Cast: Sophia Wallace, Stacey Dutton, Lisa Diamond, Ti Chang, Rebecca, Umnia, Coriama, Jasmine, Yixin
Cinematographer: Adam Singer, Keith Walker, Hillary Bachelder, Bing Liu
Editor: Liz Kaar
Sound Design: BAM Studios
Music: Miriam Cutler

This film investigates the myths women have been told about sexual desire by following a conceptual artist, two scientists and an industrial designer.

dilemmaofdesiredoc.com

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Eat the Rainbow

Available to stream in Oklahoma as part of Adulting Shorts at deadcenterfilm.org.

Director: Brian Benson
Screenwriter: Brian Benson, H.P. Mendoza
Producer: Brian Benson, Michael Oberst
Cast: Cousin Wonderlette, H.P. Mendoza, Lady Bear, April Kidwell, Dolores Huerta, Dolores Huerta, Robert Caruso

Eat the Rainbow is a musical about Bayani, who is not welcomed when he moves into a conservative neighborhood.

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Fierce

Available to stream at deadcenterfilm.org.

Director: Imo Rolfe
Screenwriter: Imo Rolfe
Producer: The Ringling College of Art and Design
Cast: Keishen Lloyd, Darryl Johnson
Composer: Daniel Markovich
Sound Design: Bob Pepek

Fierce follows two dinosaurs with very different feelings about their feathers.

imorolfe.com/fierce-film

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How to Say I Love You at Night

Available to stream at deadcenterfilm.org.

Director: Andree Ljutica
Screenwriter: Andree Ljutica
Producer: Andree Ljutica, Maximillian Kurzweil
Cast: Mat Vario, Chris Petrovski
Cinematographer: Arseni Khachaturan
Sound Design: Eli Cohn
Music: Augustus Muller

Paul refuses to leave after what Benny thought was going to be a casual night.

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I Am Me

Available to stream at deadcenterfilm.org.

Director: Jazmine Smith
Screenwriter: Jazmine Smith, Quanah Style
Producer: Quanah Style, Emmet Walsh
Cast: Jazmine Smith, Spencer Smith, Rose Stiffarm

Jazmine, a Cree transgender woman, tells her story about finding herself.

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Immortal

Available to stream at deadcenterfilm.org.

Director: Natalie Metzger, Robert Allaire
Screenwriter: Natalie Metzger, Robert Allaire
Producer: Matt Miller, Natalie Metzger, Tina Carbone, Robert S. Beadle
Cast: Laura Coover, Meredith Casey, Doug Scroope

A scientific breakthrough by a geneticist could change life as we know it.


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Rehearsal

Available to stream at deadcenterfilm.org.

Director: Valentina Gordeeva
Screenwriter: Valentina Gordeeva
Producer: Kristina Asafeva, Valentina Gordeeva
Cast: Violet Verigo, Boo Miller, Maria Alexandrova
Cinematographer: Norbert Varjasi
Editor: Valentina Gordeeva
Sound Design: Eric Rasmusson
Music: Marčin Koška

Anna must tell her conservative mother that she’s marrying Emma so she can stay in London instead of returning to Russia after school.


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Wonder

Available to stream at deadcenterfilm.org.

Director: Javier Molina
Screenwriter: Gabriel Furman
Producer: Gabriel Furman, Javier Molina, Paolo Monico, Eva Minemar
Cast: Benji Seigel, Nico Bustamante, Gabriel Furman, Farrah Faucette, Aiveri Wells, Delissa Reynolds

An 11-year-old dreams of trick-or-treating as Wonder Woman.

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