By Brian O'DONNELL, Sasha KING


LGBT - Completed 2015

& Awards

Kansas International Film Festival 2015
Audience Award, Runner-Up
MiFo Ft. Lauderdale 2015
Audience Award, Runner-Up
St. Louis International Film Festival 2015
Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2015
Out on Film Festival 2015
Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 2015
Paris Independent Film Festival 2015
Eichelberger FilmDayton Festival 2015
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • LGBT, Drama, Romance
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 88 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Brian O'DONNELL, Sasha KING
    • Writer(s)
    • Brian O'DONNELL
    • Producer(s)
    • Sasha KING (Towpath Productions), Brian O'DONNELL (Towpath Productions), Ellen KOLLAR (Towpath Productions)
    • Synopsis
    • Benny and Christopher, college freshmen, meet playing football and begin a relationship. They fall in love supported by their family and friends. As their love for each other grows, a past tragic event involving their mothers comes to light. This revelation tests their own love and Benny’s close-knit family.

      Throughout this reflective love story, with the beauty of rural Ohio as its backdrop, Benny travels an emotional journey that examines both his own feelings and his family’s ability to come to terms with the past. AKRON is a sensitive and unique independent film that puts a progressive, Midwestern spin on a classic family drama.
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