Category
Film

Songs for Alexis

DIRECTOR: ELVIRA LIND
GENRE: DOCUMENTARY
LENGTH: 74 min
TARGET GROUP: 15+ years
PRODUCTION YEAR: 2014
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH AND DANISH SUBTITLED
TECHNIQUE: LIVE ACTION

Songs for Alexis is a classic coming of age love story about two passionate teenagers stuck in American suburbia.

18-year-old Ryan is a talented musician and transgender, and began his transition from girl to boy 4 years earlier. He is wildly in love with the beautiful and enigmatic 16-year-old Alexis, but her parents’ disapproval of Ryan forces her to choose between her family and an unsafe future with the man she loves.

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS AND AWARDS:
Amsterdam IDFA

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
DOC NYC Film Festival
CPH: DOX

Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival
Raindance Film Festival