(AND NEITHER ARE YOU)
After being sexually assaulted by a stranger and quietly dealing with the consequences, a gay man begins to document his recovery. But when his mental health reaches a suicidal breaking point, he realizes how much his trauma is affecting the mental health of his partner.
After going through a traumatic sexual assault by an unknown man and quietly dealing with the consequences to his mental health, documentary filmmaker Drama Del Rosario begins to document his recovery process. But when his facade of happiness reaches a suicidal breaking point, he realizes how much his own mental health has affected the mental health of his boyfriend Chris.
This rare personal documentary follows Drama's year-long journey of sexual assault recovery—from confronting a witness of the sexual assault, to coming out about his sexual assault experience to his Catholic parents in the Philippines. It is an honest and unspoken story about rape culture from the perspective of a young gay couple.
I'm Okay (And Neither Are You) is the winner of the inaugural BAFTA-GSA Commissioning Grant in 2019.
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WINNER: BAFTA-GSA COMMISSIONING GRANT
I'm Okay (And Neither Are You) is the winner of the inaugural BAFTA-GSA Commissioning Grant presented by The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and Global Student Accommodation (GSA). The award was formally received by Drama Del Rosario at the annual BAFTA Student Film Awards held at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, California on July 9, 2019.