ARE YOU HUNGRY?

SHORT – TEEMU NIUKKANEN

Year: 2019
Length: 12min
Original Title: Onko sulla nälkä?
Genre: comedy
Screenwriter: Antti Toivonen, Teemu Niukkanen

World Premiere: Toronto International Film Festival 2019
U.S. Premiere: Sundance Film Festival 2020
Jussi Awards 2019: Nomination Best Short Film
Tampere Film Festival 2020: National Competition Special Prize
Vilnius Short Film Festival 2020: Special Mention
Oslo Fusion International Film Festival 2020: Best Short Film
Queersicht Festival Bern 2020: Most Controversial Award

A single mother struggles to connect with her adopted teenage son, who she believes is gay. Worried that the vulnerable boy will fall victim to older men preying on young boys online, she takes it upon herself to guide him safely through this period of self-exploration by setting him up on a date.