Directed by Jerell Rosales
Fearing he may have HIV after the condom breaks during sex with a stranger, a young gay Asian American unexpectedly befriends the condom company’s customer service rep over the phone as he waits for his HIV test results.
JERELL ROSALES is a Filipino-American film and television director and writer from Moreno Valley, California. Jerell’s feature film debut, HIGH SCHOOL LOVER, executive produced by and starring James Franco, premiered on the LIFETIME NETWORK in February of this year. Jerell is based in Los Angeles, receiving his MFA in Directing from the UCLA School of Theater, Film, & Television.
Producers: Aaron Edmonds, Travis Marshall
Director: Jerell Rosales
Writer: Jerell Rosales
Cinematographer: Matt Maio
Production Designer: Jennifer Hwang
Costume Designer: Brianna Quick
Composer: Stephen Spies
Cast: Mike Ball, Ben Warner
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