If you liked G.B.F., Struck by Lightning, or Geography Club, then you’re going to love our world premiere screening of Something Like Summer.
Adapted from Jay Bell’s successful young adult novel, Something Like Summer follows student Ben (Grant Davis), who bravely comes out at school. While he tolerates some taunting, Ben draws the line at pursuing his passion for singing, despite the coaxing of his BFF, Allison (Ajiona Alexus).
Ben is crushing on (and borderline stalking) a handsome fellow student, Tim (Davi Santos, Power Rangers) and is bowled over when the popular jock – who has a girlfriend – reciprocates. Like Ben, Tim has a creative side that he doesn’t let the world see, dabbling in painting. Their secret romance heats up until things almost bubble over and Tim, scared of being outed, ends the relationship.
Years later the two are reunited. Tim is finally out and proud but Ben is living happily with Jace (Ben Baur), his seemingly perfect boyfriend. Something’s gotta give and it does.
Featuring original and classic songs performed by Davis and paintings by the film’s production designer, Kyle Joseph Johnson, the film is beautifully made. Something Like Summer is something special.
Screens with: A Song for Your Mixtape
A young man struggles with the loss of his boyfriend and the complicated feelings that surround his grief.
Classification (Feature and Short Film): Over 15
Please Note: These films contain nudity, coarse language and adult content
Dates & Times:
Saturday 1 April 8pm
If you are a Queer Screen Member please the visit the Box Office or call them on 8839 3399 to receive your special ticket price of $15.
Feature Film – Something Like Summer
Director: David Berry
Producer: J.T. Tepnapa, Carlos Pedraza, Tom Ly, Hunter Arnold, Christopher Toyne
Cast: Grant Davis, Davi Santos, Ajiona Alexus
Company Credits: Production Company: Blue Seraph Productions, Jade Knight Productions
Short Film – A Song for Your Mixtape
Director: Brandon Zuck