MY BODY (1998)

 

Director, Screenwriter, Actor: 

Joel Moffett

 

Short Film (30 minutes)

 

Producer: Matthias Visser

 

Synopsis: Charlie, a repressed gay man, has anal sex for the first time in his life. As a result, he falls victim to a new and rare disease called Sexually Repressed Shedding Disorder, which leads to the strange duplication of
his body. Charlie discovers that he
only has twenty-four hours to “re-integrate” his new body back into his old in order to continue his safe closeted existence. 

Awards:

 

Student Academy Award

 

Student Emmy Award

 

The AFI Franklin J. Schaffner

Directing Award

 

The AFI Amy Rose Birch 

Directing Award

 

Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival

 

Uppsala International Short Film Festival

 

Cinequest

 

Cannes (Emerging Film-maker)

 

Los Angeles International Film Festival

 

Columbus International Film Festival

 

Reel Affirmations Gay and Lesbian

Film Festival

 

Austin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

 

Palm Springs International Film Festival

 

Aspen Shortsfest

 

Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival

 

Vancouver Internationa Film Festival

 

Nashville International Film Festival

 

Humboldt International Film Festival

 

Cindy Award – Gold

 

Chris Award

 

New Haven International Film Festival

 

Carolina Film and Video Festival

 

 

Festival Screenings:

 

Clermont-Ferrand International
Short Film Festival

 

Cinequest

 

San Francisco International
LGBT Film Festival – Frameline

 

Los Angeles International
Film Festival

 

Carolina Film and Video Festival

 

Outfest Los Angeles

 

Palm Springs International
Short Film Festival

 

Austin Gay and Lesbian
International Film Festival

 

Mill Valley Film Festival

 

Reel Affirmations Film Festival 

 

Nashville Film Festival

 

Image+Nation: Montreal
Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

 

Fresno Reel Pride Gay and Lesbian
Film Festival

 

British Shorts Film Festival

 

Uppsala International Short Film Festival

 

Florida Pride Fest

 

World Fest Houston

 

Portland Queer Film Festival

 

USA Film Festival

 

Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival

 

New Haven International
Film Festival

 

Out Takes: New Zealand
Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

 

Sydney Mardi Gras Film Festival

 

Verzaubert International
Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

 

London Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

 

Inside Out: Toronto LGBT
Film Festival

 

Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay
Film Festival

 

Torino Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

 

New York Gay and Lesbian
Film Festival

 

Vancouver International Film Festival

 

Columbus International Film Festival

 

Texas International Film Festival

 

Newport Beach International

Film Festival

 

Victoria Independent Film Festival

 

Humboldt International Film Festival

 

Atlanta Film Festival

 

Cannes Emerging Filmmaker

 

Charlotte Film Festival

 

Toronto International Short
Film Festival

 

San Diego International Film Festival

 

Tel Aviv International Film Festival

 

1 Reel Film Festival

 

Ann Arbor Film Festival

 

 

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