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Headlock

Partner: USC – University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts

Headlock is a coming-of-age drama about an introverted Latinx high school wrestler who must stand up to his father and come to terms with himself after his secret sexual identity is exposed.

Details

Duration: 16 min.

Country: United States of America (USA)

Language: English

Year: 2020

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Coming of age, Hispanic, LGBTQ, Love, Relationship, Romance, Sexuality, Social, Society, Teen love, Youth, Youth/Teen

Cast & Crew

Director: Damon Laguna

Producer: University of Southern California

Writer: Damon Laguna

Cinematographer: Andrea Gonzalez Mereles

Editor: Rommel Villa

Actors: Alejandro Akara (Diego) , Eduardo Alexis Pena (Travis) , Alberto Manquero (Carlos) , Sam Delossantos (Roberts) , Wrestlers: Devin Acevedo , Ugo Cardone , Brian Coons , Seth Frase , Steven Friedman , Darren Keilan , Hector De Leon , Tyler Morris , Aarron Noori , Zachary Ortiz , Awath Shalluf , Justin Walsh , Wrestling Match Attendees: Joseph Davis , Erik Donovan , Bryce Fisher , Eileen Gizara , Victoria Goodson , Mario Juarez , Jun Lee , Sasha Nicholas , Brenda North-Hearn , Crisbel Ortiz , Kyle Pearson , Neil Phelps , Edward Stasik , Marvin Williams , Natacska Xai , Lorenzo Young , High School Party Guests: Ugo Cardone , Joseph Davis , Seth Frase , Steven Friedman , Victoria Goodson , Jean-Yves Joseph , Giovanna Martinez , Kyle Pearson , Justin Walsh

Festivals & Awards

2020

Dances with Films

Urbanworld Film Festival

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