IN FRANCE MICHELLE IS A MAN’S NAME Short Film Competition

IN FRANCE MICHELLE IS A MAN’S NAME

Following the program, AFI Festivals Programmer Eric Moore leads a conversation between filmmakers Yi Tang (BLACK GOAT), Em Weinstein (IN FRANCE MICHELLE IS A MAN’S NAME), Seungee Kim (TIGER & OX), Erica Tremblay (LITTLE CHIEF), Inès Girihiwe (BREAKING GROUND), Johnson Cheng (LONELY BLUE NIGHT), Kimi Howl Lee (CHILD OF LAND).

Michael, a young trans man, returns home to the rural American West after years of estrangement from his parents.

Screens as part of SHORTS PROGRAM 3

Em Weinstein is a writer-director for stage and screen. They have written, directed and developed work with companies such as Rattlestick Theater, Shakespeare & Company, Two River Theater, New York Theater Workshop and Imagine Entertainment. Weinstein is a member of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women Class of 2021.

Em Weinstein
em@emweinstein.com

Details

Country: USA

Year: 2020

Director: Em Weinstein

Screenwriter: Em Weinstein

Producers: Alix Masters, Rachel Shuey, Claire Tuft

Director of Photography: Alexa Wolf

Editor: Lizzy Graham

Production Designer: Jade Harris

Music: Jacob Masters

Cast/Featuring: Ari Damasco, Jerry Carlton, Olga Sanchez, Tim Blough, Miss Prys

Running Time (minutes): 13

Language: English

Accessibility: Closed Captions

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