TEST

Directed By : Chris Mason Johnson

USA / 2014 / 89 min

Technical Details :

Cast :

Scott Marlowe, Matthew Risch, Kristoffer Cusick, Rory Hohenstein, Damon Sperber, James Sofranko

Produced By :

Serious Productions

Music By :

Ceiri Torjussen

Language :

English

Festivals & Awards :

Festivals :
  • Seattle International Film Festival : World Premiere
  • Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
  • Outfest Los Angeles
  • Inside Out: Toronto LGBT Film Festival
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival
  • Berlinale IFF – Official Selection Panorama
  • The New York LGBT Film
  • Fresno Reel Pride Film Festival Sep
  • Hong Kong Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
  • Eau Queer Film Festival
  • Polari Film Festival (Austin)
  • Out on Film: Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Oct
  • Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Oct
  • Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
  • Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
  • Brattleboro Film Festival
  • Rehoboth Beach Film Festival
  • Chicago Reeling
  • Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
  • Toronto LGBT Film and Video
  • Palm Springs International
  • Berlin International Film Festival
  • Queer Screen Sydney
  • Ifistanbul Film Festival Turkey
  • Guadalajara Film Festival
  • Roze Filmdagen
  • Melbourne Queer Film Festival
  • Cleveland International Film Festival
  • Brisbane Queer Film Festival
  • Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival
  • Boston LGBT Film Festival
  • Nashville Film Festival
  • Singapore Love and Pride Film Festival
  • Gay Charlotte Film Fest
  • Prishtina International Film Festival
  • Zagreb Festival of Tolerance
  • Out Takes New Zealand
  • Fairy Tales Presentation Society
  • TLVFest: Tel Aviv GLBT Film Festival
  • Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival

AWARDS:

  • Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival – Winner: Emerging Filmmaker Award
  • Outfest Los Angeles  – Winner : 2 Grand Jury Prizes: Outstanding Screenwriting & Outstanding U.S. Dramatic Feature

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Synopsis :

Frankie is the newest member of San Francisco’s most exciting contemporary dance company. It is 1985 and the AIDS epidemic is spreading. Mocked by the other male dancers, he stands on the sidelines. Todd, a veteran dancer in the company becomes Frankie’s friend. When one of the male dancers is injured Frankie must perform in his place. It is the classic test of skill and character. Outside of work, Frankie and Todd’s friendship deepens – Todd’s wild persona turns out to be something of an act and Frankie is less naive than he seems – and they each face a different kind of test: the newly-named disease is spreading fast and no one seems to know anything about it, except who it targets. Together the friends navigate a world full of risk that is also, now and then, full of promise.

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