The Outcoming (Short Film)

When 17-year-old Sam finally works up the courage to come out to her conservative parents, having ruminated over the consequences and expecting the worst, she is met with an unexpectedly positive reaction from her parents. Perhaps too positive to be true…

Directed, written, produced, edited by Maxim Varen
Co-producer: Michael Sasaki
Starring: Liz Richman, Rebecca Ritz, Danny McFarland and Alaska Renee
Director of Photography: Marco Marchiori
Assistant Director: Camila Villanueva
Boom Operator: John Richard
Music by Arthur Benson, Infinity Ripple, Hushed, Bonn Fields, Jon Björk
Special Thanks: Jerell Rosales, Pierrick Leurent, Nikky Kidd, Angie Botoulas