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This Australian comedy follows 17-year-old Ellie’s coming out journey. Bookish and the school captain, Ellie is hilariously awkward and obsessed with Abbie, her longstanding crush. When she makes the decision to come out to her mother and ask Abbie to their high school’s dance, Ellie is visited by her queer aunt Tara, who died in the 80s but has come back to help her navigate life as a young lesbian. The film explores Ellie and Abbie’s blossoming romance alongside the intergenerational connection shared between Tara and Ellie, as well as the tensions and misunderstandings that arise from their age and cultural differences. Ellie and Abbie celebrates young queer love alongside the importance of family and what can be learned from openly discussing personal histories.
A teenager is sent to a gay conversion therapy camp after she is caught kissing her best friend.
14+ years 91 mins
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A closeted gay teenager strikes up an online relationship with one of his peers, helping both towards coming out to their friends and families.
11–16 years 110 mins
The joys and heartbreaks of growing up are beautifully handled in this captivating coming-of-age story that balances emotion with humour.
11–16 years 98 mins
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