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Why Does God Hate Me?



Why Does God Hate Me? is a short film comedy about Matthew, a 14-year-old boy living in a very religious town, whose best friend Ester tries to 'cure' him of being gay.

  • Director Joel Ashton McCarthy
  • Starring Dakota Daulby & Nina Winkler
  • Cinematography Marshall Whitlock
  • Editor Danny MacDonald
  • Writer Joel Ashton McCarthy
  • Producers Krista McMillan & Lana Otoya

Winner, Best Director - LGBT Short - New York City International Film Festival 2011
Winner, Best Student film - Vancouver Short Film Festival 2012
Winner, Best Screenplay - Vancouver Short Film Festival 2012
Winner, Audience Choice - Living Skies Student Film Festival 2013