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A Man's Man

Jacob Robinson
United States, 2022, 11 min.

In English.
Includes violence and adult language.

Following a suicide attempt, two brothers battle their own masculinity as they try to understand and communicate each other’s pain.

Director's Statement

Jacob Robinson is a Mexican-American born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. Jacob found his love of storytelling at a young age, with the goal of becoming a professional filmmaker. Following his suicide attempt in 2020, Jacob’s creative focus turned to highlighting mental health awareness and health care. His goal is to destigmatize mental health issues, especially in males, who tend to struggle in honest and open communication.

Category: Short.
Themes: Family, Suicide.

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