AWI Short Film Competition

Queer Fear

Queer Fear is a short film that will take you through Carla’s 28 year journey of struggling to accept her sexual identity. An emotional breakdown followed by a global pandemic, forced her to sit in isolation with her thoughts after years of avoiding them.

Content heads-up: mention of childhood sexual abuse, implied self harm ideation

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Director: Carla Hernandez

Carla Hernandez is a passionate storyteller behind the camera lens. Carla’s inspiration to tell stories comes from every person with a struggle story, whether she can relate to it or not. As Carla is a member of the LGBTQ+ and Latinx community, she is driven to bring awareness, education and support through her art to give back.

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