Short of the Week

Logline: It's 1994 and there's no Internet. So 14-year-old Jack Hoffman sets off on a quest to find and retrieve a stash of gay porn from across town before anyone finds out.

SPECIAL NOTE: If you like the film, PLEASE put something in the TIP JAR (BELOW) - $1, $5, or more. All the money raised will go towards developing the feature version of Jackpot, which was workshopped at the Outfest Screenwriting Lab in 2010!

"A fun (and beautifully shot) flight of fancy." - Boyculture.com

Winner - Best Short Film - 2013 Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
2013 Reykjavik International Film Festival - Golden Egg Competition
2012 Iris Prize Festival
2013 Frameline: San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival
2012 Outfest: The Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival
2013 Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
2012 NewFest: The NY LGBT Film Festival
2012 Seattle Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
2013 Puerto Rico Queer Film Fest
2013 Toronto Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
2013 Philadelphia QFest
2012 Kahshish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival
2013 Outflix Film Festival (Memphis)
2013 Amsterdam Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
2012 Skieve Filmer (Oslo)
2013 Dayton LGBT Film Festival
2013 Fresno Reel Pride
2013 image+nation Montreal
2013 Tampa Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
2013 Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival

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Press coverage:
Huffington Post: huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/24/jackpot-adam-baran_n_4317935.html?utm_hp_ref=gay-voices
Queerty: queerty.com/short-film-jackpot-makes-us-nostalgic-for-pre-internet-porn-20131115/
Towleroad: towleroad.com/2013/11/jackpot.html
NewNowNext: newnownext.com/short-film-jackpot-explores-90s-teens-quest-for-porn-watch/11/2013/
The Sword: thesword.com/jackpot-a-short-film-about-a-gay-teen-who-finds-a-treasure-trove-of-porn-mags.html

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