Birthday Boy

Birthday Boy

A transgender boy, Alex, experiences bullying at a private all girls school. He lives a double life in online games, where he feels that he can express his true identity. Alex has planned a digital... More
20m UK 2021
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Tags
Queer Transgender Bully LGBTQ-Child Europe Shorts

Synopsis

A transgender boy, Alex, experiences bullying at a private all girls school. He lives a double life in online games, where he feels that he can express his true identity. Alex has planned a digital birthday party, however, on the day of his birthday, the bullying takes a violent turn for the worse.

☆ Even though it's online, I can still feel your warmth...
☆ This stirring short brought to life by an LGBTQ+ filming crew won the Audience Choice Award at the 2021 Iris Prize.

Details

Country
UK
Language
English
Director
Leo LeBeau James Bell
Cast
Sebastian Emmerson Ted Reilly Selma Alkaff
Awards & Selections
2021 Iris Prize

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