Smalltown Boy

Short Film, LGBT, Trans
Moby Longinotto
13 minutes



As a 15-year-old gay boy, he's always been shunned, bullied and rejected. But now David plans to show everyone in his village that he's proud of who he is. For over a hundred years, the small town has held an annual festival; this year, David plans to be the first ever gay male carnival queen. Much to the locals dismay, David will parade through the town in his dress, high heels and hairpiece as the queen of the village.


Moby Longinotto

Moby Longinotto studied at the National Film School in England where he made his graduation film Make Me Proud that was well received internationally at film festivals and won multiple awards.

Since then he has gone on to make strong narrative observational documentaries as well as television programs for British TV. Waiting For Khyron, a moving film about a young couple having a baby, was made for Channel 4, was screened in London and won an award in Austria. Bad Boy was a powerful piece made for the BBC and was screened in Brussels.


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