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Alkali, Iowa

Directed by Mark Christopher
United States, 1995


On his family’s farm in rural Iowa, a young man wrestles with his sexual identity, not an easy thing to do in the macho world of the Midwest. But things become clearer when he discovers that his father, killed in Vietnam, led a double life down on the farm.

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Alkali, Iowa Directed by Mark Christopher

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1996 | Winner: Best Short Film (Teddy)

Chicago International Film Festival

1995 | Winner: Silver Hugo

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