Billy and Aaron
New York Premiere

Billy and Aaron

Shorts in Competition: Narrative
| USA, Netherlands | 10 MINUTES | English

Billy and Aaron is a drama about African-American composer Billy Strayhorn and the personal and professional consequences of his decision to live as an openly gay man within the homophobic jazz milieu of the 1940s.

Cast & Credits
Directed by
Rodney Evans and Rodney Evans
Rodney Evans is the recipient of The Independent Feature Project's Gordon Parks Award for his screenplay Brother To Brother. The film won the Special Jury Prize at Sundance in 2004 and was nominated for four Independent Spirit Awards. He is currently developing his second narrative feature, Day Dream.
Directors of Photography
Adriana Montenegro, Susan Korda, Nicholas Verso
Rodney Evans, Sabine Hoffmann, Susan Korda
Sound Designer
Bill Toles
Rodney Evans
Rodney Evans
Musical Arranger
Aaron Diehl
Rodney Evans
Primary Cast
Brandon Delagraentiss, Ignaro Petronillia


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