Little Potato is an autobiographical short documentary by out filmmaker Wes Hurley, about a young boy growing up gay in the former Soviet Union. It is rare for LGBT stories to surface from this period in history. It displays unlikely acceptance and a rare glimpse into gay life outside the United States.
This visually stunning film combines historical projections onto youthful bodies. Pairing those images with crisp and candid accounts of sexual self-discovery makes a compelling combination. Watch an exclusive clip from the film below.
Little Potato will premiere at SXSW Film Festival.
The film is co-directed with Nathan Miller, produced by Mischa Jakupcak, Mel Eslyn and Lacey Leavitt with music by Robyn Miller and animations by Clyde Peterson.