Freedom

What does freedom mean to you? Four teenagers from Austin, Texas answer that question with the unique influence of their artistic abilities. Xavier Stewart, a long time dancer, explains his struggle dealing with anxiety. The constant worry of the expectations other people have of you. Natalia Murillo, an illustrator and musician, reveals the resistance they experienced trying to win homecoming court for being queer. Alex Zhou, a music producer and founder of clothing brand "sazosmind", speaks on how his parent's pursuit of freedom carried into his own lifestyle and creative endeavors. And lastly, Jeremiah Sudarmanto, who opens up about the difficulty of trying to account for everyone.

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Film Screenings

Mar 13, 9:00am CDT – Mar 21, 9:00am CDT
9:00am10:30am
Availability:United States

Credits

Director:

Jeremiah Sudarmanto

Executive Producer:

Jeremiah Sudarmanto

Producer:

Jeremiah Sudarmanto

Screenwriter:

Jeremiah Sudarmanto

Cinematographer:

Jeremiah Sudarmanto

Editor:

Jeremiah Sudarmanto

Sound Designer:

Jeremiah Sudarmanto

Music:

Epidemic Sound

Principal Cast:

Xavier Stewart, Natalia Murillo, Alex Zhou, Jonathan Sudarmanto

Contact

Publicity Contact:

Jeremiah Sudarmanto
jeremiahsudarmanto@gmail.com
7378438338

Details

Primary Entry:
Platinum Badge
Film Badge
Secondary Entry:
Music Badge
Interactive Badge
Film Festival Wristband
Year:

2021

Genre:

Documentary, LGBTQ

Screening in:

Texas High School Shorts Program

Screening Section:

Texas High School Shorts Competition presented by IMDbPro

Screening Category:

Texas High School

Country:

United States

Runtime:

3 mins