Little Potato

Little Potato

An autobiographical doc that tells the story of Little Potato's journey growing up gay in the Soviet Union before and after the fall of communism, his mother's struggles to create a better life for them both, and their eventual escape to America via her becoming a mail-order bride.



Directors:  Wes Hurley, Nathan M. Miller
Producer:  Mischa Jakupcak, Mel Eslyn, Lacey Leavitt
Screenwriter: Wes Hurley
Cinematographer: Nathan M. Miller
Editor: Parsnip Millhouse
Production Designer: Christopher Balder
Sound Designer: Kristen Quebe
Music: Robyn Miller
Principal Cast: Wes Hurley, Elena Bridges, Benjamin Jakupcak, Matthew Cotner, Darlene Sellers
Additional Credits: Sound Mixer: Tara Neuman, PA: Keisuke Kobayashi, Gaffer: Mike Astle, Stills Photographer: Bronwen Houck, Wardrobe Designer: Harmony Arnold


Public Film Contact
Wes Hurley
Potato Dreams, LLC
Publicity Contact
Mischa Jakupcak
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year:  2017
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre:  Biography, Comedy, Documentary, Drama
Screening Section: Documentary Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Documentary Short
Country: United States
Runtime: 13 mins