MMF

A Film by Leonard Garner

Synopsis

A pair of thirtysomethings picks up a young, attractive black man for a threesome. As they review the experience, they probe each other, masking their own insecurities with hipster irony and provocation, including homophobic and racist jokes. Soon the situation turns very embarrassing for them.

Director

  • Picture of Leonard Garner © Leonard Garner

    Leonard Garner

    Born 1984 in Berlin, Germany, he interned with Detlev Buck. Apart from making shorts, he acted on stage, and fronted Rock & Roll bands in Manchester, UK. His stage plays for Alexander zu Schaumburg-Lippe received positive media attention, especially "Queen's Pride" (2012) and "Der Baron Ochs auf Lerchenau" (2014). He is now looking for the best way to fuse film and theater with live music.

Awards + Festivals

  • 5th LA FÊTE DU SLIP GENDER & SEXUALITY FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lausanne, Switzerland)March 3, 2017
  • 10th CINÉGLOBE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AT CERN (Official Selection, Meyrin, Switzerland)March 21, 2017
  • *WINNER BEST LIGTHING*
    1st CREATION INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Imagine Cinemas Ottawa, Canada)March 26, 2017
  • 23rd PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST AND FILM MARKET (Film Market, Palm Springs, CA, USA)June 20, 2017
  • 7th ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (Competition, Oderaue, Germany)June 23, 2017
  • 12th SAN FRANCISCO FROZEN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, San Francisco, California, USA)July 20, 2017
  • 5th ANNUAL SKYLINE INDIE FILM FEST (Official Selection, Winchester, VA, USA)September 7, 2017
  • 5th INDIAN CINE FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Mumbai, India)September 10, 2017
  • SHNIT WORLDWIDE SHORTFILMFESTIVAL (International Competition, Bern, Switzerland)October 18, 2017
  • 17th BARCELONA INT'L LGTIB FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Spain)October 20, 2017
  • 3rd PARKFLIMMERN - FÜRSTENWALDER FILMTAGE 2017 (Official Selection, Germany)October 21, 2017
  • 4th SAN FRANCISCO INT'L NEW CONCEPT FILM FESTIVAL October 25, 2017
  • 6th WINCHESTER SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Winchester, U.K.)November 3, 2017
  • 2nd CUCIF - CUZCO UNDERGROUND CINEMA FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cuzco, Peru)November 8, 2017
  • NAHIA FILM FEST: INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL ABOUT SEX, GENDER AND EROTICISM (Official Selection, Granada, Spain)November 12, 2017
  • 3rd SIFW - SIERRA INT'L FILM WEEKEND (Official Selection, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia)November 17, 2017
  • 1st OUR CITY FILM PROJECT (Official Selection, Cape Town, South Africa)November 18, 2017
  • I FILMMAKER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Malaga, Spain)February 20, 2018
  • 3rd FINDECOIN - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Anzoátegui, Venezuela)February 23, 2018
  • 15th CINEKINK (Official Selection, New York, USA)March 14, 2018
  • *1ST AUDIENCE AWARD*, *BEST LGBT SHORT FILM, HONORABLE MENTION - LEAD ACTOR, HONORABLE MENTION - LEAD ACTRESS, HONORABLE MENTION - CINEMATOGRAPHY, BEST LIGHTING, HONORABLE MENTION - EDITING*
    THE SOUTH FILM AND ARTS ACADEMY FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Chile)March 16, 2018
  • 5th TURIN UNDERGOUND CINEFEST (Official Selection, Turin, Italy)March 25, 2018
  • *BEST SHORT*
    41st GRENZLAND-FILMTAGE (Official Selection, Selb, Germany)April 5, 2018
  • *HIFF AWARD*
    6th HEADLINE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Canada)April 18, 2018
  • 15th RIVER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Padova, Italy)June 15, 2018
  • *BEST LGBT SHORT FILM*
    2nd BERLIN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)June 28, 2018
  • 21st CALIFORNIA INDIE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Danville, CA, USA)August 24, 2018
  • 5th FICLAPAZ - LA PAZ INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, La Paz, Bolivia)September 5, 2018
  • 8th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE FINE ARTS (Official Selection, Miramar, Puerto Rico)October 4, 2018
  • 3rd ADIRONDACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Glens Falls, NY, USA)October 18, 2018
  • 1st CAPITAL FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL BERLIN (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)December 6, 2018
  • *BEST LGBT SHORT FILM*
    4th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF THE CARIBBEAN SEA (Official Selection, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela)February 14, 2019
  • *BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR* *BEST LEAD ACTRESS*
    1st SOUTH EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FUSION ISFF (Official Selection, Valencia, Spain)February 16, 2019
  • *BEST LEAD ACTRESS SHORT FILM*
    1st NORTH EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FUSION ISFF (Official Selection, London, United Kingdom)February 19, 2019
  • 10th BANGALORE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bangalore, India)August 1, 2019
  • 1st WEST EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FUSION ISFF (Official Selection, Brussels, Belgium)August 17, 2019
  • 3rd MANIFESTO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)September 6, 2019

Crew

Screenplay
Rebekka Kricheldorf, Leonard Garner, Hannah Fissenebert
Producer
Leonard Garner
Director
Leonard Garner
Director fo Photography
Manuel Ruge
Art Direction
Leonard Garner & Marie Rieger
Costume Design
Marie Rieger
Sound
Mario Janad
Editor
Bernhard Strubel
Sound Design
Franziska Lehmann
Music
Manuel Collado Noriega

Details

Running Time
10 mins
Shooting Format
MOV (H.264) 1920x1080, 25 fps
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
Cinemascope
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

aug&ohr medien
Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstraße 21
D-10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY & DIRECTOR

Garner Produktion
Leonard Garner
Kreutzigerstraße 14-15
10247 Berlin, Germany

leonard-garner@web.de