A young man struggles to untangle his sexuality and complicated relationship with his martial arts coach in this intense short by New York City-based filmmaker Daniel Antebi (previously featured here). Watch above and check out some behind-the-scenes images from the shoot below!

Content Warning: This video contains themes and situations relating to sexual assault that some viewers may find triggering. Call 1.800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a sexual assault service provider in your area.


Josh Lerner
Benicio Francqui
Alex Kramer
Griffin Santopietro

Writer, Director & Editor: Daniel Antebi
Executive Producer: Andrew Hutcheson | Voyager
Producers: Casey Bader, Reid Hannaford, Danielle Sheli Levy, Nicole Quintero Ochoa
Post-Producer: Nathan Niamehr
Color Producer: Megan Rumph

Director Of Photography: Matthew Ballard
Production Designer: Griffin Stoddard
Casting Director: Joey Montenarello
Sound Designer: Bobb Barito
Colorist: Damien Van Der Cruyssen

1st AD: Ramsee Chand
1st AC: Q Rodriguez
2nd AC: Jeremy Herron
Loaders: Alyssa Junco, Devin Altobello
Gaffer: Seth Margolies
Key Grip: Alex Lu
Swing: Jeffery Soffer
Rain Technician: George Fernandez
Sound Mixer: Richard Baldomero
Makeup Artist: Justine Sierakowski
Script Supervisors: Sarah Nocquet, Ruth Geye
Art Assistant: Megan Nishiyama
Key PA: James Panetta
PA: Adrian Miranda
Assistant Editors: Elliot Farinaro, Simon Irvin-vitela

Special Thanks: Maria-Teresa De Mata, Marc Gilly y Pilar Enrich, Gabriel Sod, Magda Benuzillo y Nathan Baran, and the Manjarrez Family.

And: Meredith Lavitt, Toby Brooks, Malik Vithal, Andrew Ahn, Taylor Levy, Gyula Gazdag, Jake Oleson, Anthony Asaro, Jacques, Susie and Michelle Antebi, David Campbell, Kacie Paganelli, and Teresita Galarce Crain







Daniel Antebi’s Website

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