Slaying Dragons (in production)
As a gay, Christian, Latino, American, surfing, bullfighting, flamenco dancing young man, the protagonist of Slaying Dragons often struggles to balance the many facets of his complex identity.
In a society where rigid identity categories have become central to how we understand who we are, Slaying Dragons is a documentary that quietly asks us to see all of the deep complexity inherent in a single person’s life.
Slaying Dragons is currently in post-production.
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About the Director
Slaying Dragons is directed by Jared Callahan. An inaugural fellow of the 2016 filmmaker-in-residence program of the Atlanta Film Society, Jared has produced, directed, and crewed over forty film projects in the last ten years. He completed his undergraduate work in Media Communications and Production at Point Loma Nazarene University. He worked as First Assistant Director on “Short Term 12,” which won the Sundance Grand Jury Prize for Short Filmmaking in 2009, and the feature “I Am Not A Hipster,” which premiered at Sundance in 2012. Jared‘s directorial debut, “Janey Makes a Play,” was picked up by Uncork’d entertainment and was released theatrically in June 2016. To see more of Jared’s work, check out his website.