Something Like Summer
New York Premiere
Dir: David Berry, US, 2017, 115 mins
Audience Award, Best First Narrative Feature, FilmOut San Diego
Benjamin is an out-of-the-closet theater kid, while Tim is the hunky town jock. When Benjamin discovers his attraction to Tim is reciprocated, this delightfully musical tale takes off. The boys’ relationship spans years, encapsulating all of the delirious highs and painful lows of young love. This crowd-pleaser brings a beloved series of YA novels to life as these two young men explore the complex lines between being friends, lovers, and strangers.
Writer: Carlos Pedraza
Cast: Grant Davis, Davi Santos, Ben Baur, Ajiona Alexus
Q&A with filmmaker and select cast to follow