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I AM LEO
Twelve-year-old Leo is spending the autumn break with big sister Noémie and cousin Emil on their grandmother’s idyllic farm. Caught unawares by what their grandma calls terrific news, Leo faces a serious identity crisis.
- Duration: 18 min.
Meet the director
Tajo Hurrle studied film at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences until 2021, with a personal focus on screenwriting and directing as well as working with children and youth. The director’s graduation film, I AM LEO, follows short films that have been screened at international film festivals and have received various awards. A scholar of the Academy for Children’s Media as well as of HessenFilm’s STEP program, Hurrle is a non-binary person who advocates for queer representation in films and series.