LGBT Best Scene Reading of The Girl in the Navy Blue Sweater by Laura Carrione

In this decade-spanning coming of age story that highlights sexuality, parental/societal/religious pressure, and the fine line between dreams and reality, Haylee Padovano has learned to leave before she is left. But when she returns home to help her sick mother, a mysterious murder prompts her to stick around.


Receptionist – 3 – Pip Dwyer
Rachel – 2 – Vanessa Burns
Narration – Russell Batcher
Haylee – 17 – Sydney Addison-Rudat
Voldemort – 10 – Luke Robinson

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Producer: Matthew Toffolo

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox


By lgbttorontofilmfestival

Festival occurring twice a year. In Toronto in June. And in Los Angeles in September. Showcasing the best of LGBT Short Films and Screenplays from around the world.

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