THE AUDITION TAPE
2003 | 8 minutes | English and Russian
Gay white male, 5'11", 155 lbs, 29 years old, good singing voice and co-ordination, desperately seeks job as performer in the Russian girl pop group, TATU.
History, sexuality and identity collide in a musical monologue inspired by outtakes from American idol competitions.
Festival Première: Inside Out Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Toronto, 2003
(Winner of the festival's Colin Campbell Memorial Prize)
Links to versions subtitled in French, German, Italian and Spanish are below.