Teen Dox

Straight With You

Daan Bol
Screening time  
28.02. / Saturday, 16:00 - 18:00 Theatre 3  
Eleven-year-old Melvin has a secret: he is not into girls.

Straight With You is a documentary about eleven-year-old Melvin, who has a secret: he is not into girls. Although his family knows, he's afraid to tell his schoolmates, as he thinks they might start bullying him. What should he do when the coolest girl in his class sends him a love letter?


Daan Bol

Daan Bol studied Audiovisual Media at the Utrecht School of Visual Arts, specializing in documentary film directing. Straight With You has being showed at film festivals worldwide and won several awards. Daan is currently working as researcher and director of documentaries. Recently he created the youth documentary series Tough Cookies awarded with the BANFF Rockie Award 2014.

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2013, 19', DCP

Directed by:
Daan Bol

Wilko van Oosterhout

Edited by:
Luuk van Stegeren

Rex Adriaansz, Joeri de Graaf

Randy Vermeulen

Produced by:
Vossen Films

Festivals & Awards:

Netherlands Filmfund – Documentary Wildcard Award
; VERS Awards 2013 – Jury Award, Audience Award; Guam International Film Festival 2013 – Grand Jury Award; Message to Man Film Festival – Special Jury Award; Sicilia Queer Fest 2013 – Premio Del Coordinamento Palermo Pride
; Barcelona LBTIB Film Festival 2014 – Best Short Film LGTIB Award
; Iris Prize Festival 2013 – Youth Award
; Sardinia Queer Short Film Festival 2014 – Special Mention, Audience Award, Jury Award
; Queer Film Festival Mezipatra 2013 – Special Mention; Side by Side LGBT Film Festival 2013 – Best Documentary Short; 
Festival International du Film de l'Etudiant 2013 – First Prize; FIFE Festival Casablanca 2013 – First Prize