The Things You Think I’m Thinking

A gay burn-survivor and amputee goes on a date with a regularly-abled man.

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Meet the Filmmaker

Named as The Hollywood Reporter’s 2018 Canada’s Rising Stars, Sherren Lee is a 2014 alumnu of the CFC Directors’ Lab and was selected as one of Women In View’s ‘Five in Focus’ Directors in 2017. She is the award-winning director of short film BENJAMIN (2015) and web series SOMEONE NOT THERE (2014). Her latest short, THE THINGS YOU THINK I’M THINKING (2017) has screened at over seventy film festivals across the globe, has won a dozen awards including the Oscar-qualifying Grand Jury Prize for Best International Narrative Short Film at Outfest 2018 and was selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere for its world wide online release in November 2019.

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How does the film change your perspective on what addiction can look like? When nothing outwardly seems wrong, how can we check-in with friends and family to make sure they’re coping and have someone to confide in?

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1 Comment

  1. sarah

    this was a powerful film that opened up a whole new perspective on how hard dating is – no matter who you are, but particularly with visible differences and abilities. i did love how the gay aspect was just a fact in the film and not a point of conflict at all – it’s refreshing to see.


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