Alex Moratto

Matt Smith, an openly gay young man in rural South Carolina, reflects on his first relationship with a man and its tragic end. This documentary examines the difficulties of being gay in rural America, the strength it takes to overcome profound trauma, and the healing power of acceptance. Directed by Alex Moratto and produced by Ramin Bahrani and Rachel Webster.

Awards & Official Selections:
// 2015 Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
// 2015 The Huffington Post
// 2015 Spotlight Film Awards: Silver Award Winner
// 2015 Indie Grits Film Festival
// 2015 Huesca International Film Festival
// 2015 International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra
// 2015 Atlanta Shortsfest
// 2015 Cucalorus Film Festival
// 2015 OUT @ the Movies Fest

Directed & Edited by | Alex Moratto
Produced by | Alex Moratto & Rachel Webster
Executive Producer | Ramin Bahrani
Director of Photography | Matthew Nauser
Music by | M.Lo
Featuring | Matt Smith

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Alex Moratto is a filmmaker known for his award-winning short films. Among his honors are the Film Independent Directing Lab Fellowship and the North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship.
Email: alexmoratto (at) gmail (dot) com
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Alex Moratto is a filmmaker known for his award-winning short films. Among his honors are the Film Independent Directing Lab Fellowship and the North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship.
Email: alexmoratto (at) gmail (dot) com
Instagram: alexmoratto
Twitter: alexmorattofilm

 

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