American Milkshake (2013)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Coming-of-Age, Period Film  |   Release Date - Sep 6, 2013 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 82 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Filmmakers Mariko Munro and David Andalman team to write and direct this dark coming of age comedy set in the 1990s, and exploring the subjects of adolescent racial and sexual identity through the eyes of Al Jolson's great-great grandson Jolie (Tyler Ross), who takes the first step toward realizing his dream of being like the cool black teens in the Maple Avenue projects by joining his high-school basketball team.

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basketball, sexual-identity