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In the early sixties, a sexually conflicted teenager finds faith and acceptance after escaping the tortures of electrotherapeutic conversion therapy.


DISCLAIMER: This film contains graphic sex-related scenes that some viewers may find disturbing or uncomfortable.


Benjamin Howard is an Emmy award-winning writer, director, and producer. Recipient of the New Filmmaker Award at the 2018 San Diego Film Awards, Benjamin’s narrative projects have enjoyed several successful runs in the festival circuit.

Benjamin is a graduate of San Diego State University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Television, Film and New Media. His undergraduate thesis film “”Deviant”” was programmed at Outfest Los Angeles last summer and has been screened at other festivals around the world, including HollyShorts, Cleveland International, and Nashville Film Festival.

Benjamin is currently enrolled in the Film Production / Directing M.F.A. at UCLA. He lives in Westwood, CA.

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Drama Block: Not Your Everyday Story

This selection of shorts include projects that are made by or star military / veterans and local films.

Dates & Times


Museum of Photographic Arts

Fri, Sep 27
6:15 pm