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Shelter

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Shelter

Released in 2007 and directed by Jonah Markowitz, Shelter is about a gay man whose dreams are held back by the burden of far too many responsibilities in his personal life. The film received the award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release from the GLAAD Media Awards. Shot in Los Angeles, USA, Trevor Wright and Brad Rowe also star.

Trevor Wright

Essential Film Stars, Trevor Wright

Born August 23, 1982, Trevor Christopher Wright is a Los Angeles based actor and model best known for his award-winning role as Zach in the movie Shelter, written and directed by Jonah Markowitz.  This defining role earned Wright the Best Male Lead award at the Dallas Out Takes festival, as well as Best Actor and Audience Award at the Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

Essential Film Directors, Jonah Markowitz

A graduate of Emerson College in Boston, MA, Jonah Markowitz has spent over 12 years working in art direction and production design for feature films and commercial work. Markowitz is best known for his focus on the character as the strongest storytelling tool, often referencing traditional portraiture as inspiration for his design and direction.

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