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Alex (Danes) and Greg (Parsons) have always known that their four-year-old son, Jake, was more interested in fairy tales than toy cars, but when preschool director Judy points out that his gender nonconforming play may be more than a phase, they are forced to rethink their roles as parents and even as a couple. A KID LIKE JAKE premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and will be released theatrically by IFC FILMS on June 1st with a national-roll out to follow.



RT: 87 Minutes

Directed by Silas Howard

Written by Daniel Pearle

Produced by Jim Parsons, Todd Spiewak, Eric Norsoph, Paul Bernon, Rachel Song

Starring Claire Danes, Jim Parsons, Octavia Spencer, Priyanka Chopra, Ann Dowd, Amy Landecker

About Director Silas Howard

Silas Howard is an award-winning director and writer, with a longtime focus in telling honest, boundary-shattering narratives filled with groundbreaking characters, as evident in his recent work directing episodes of Amazon’s Emmy award-winning-Transparent, NBC’s Emmy award-winning-This Is Us, Freeform’s The Fosters, MTV’s Faking It, and FX's upcoming Pose.

Howard began his career crafting stories that challenged society’s conventional boundaries, and was right away met with praise. His first feature film, By Hook or By Crook was a Sundance Film Festival premiere and five-time Best Feature winner.

After this success, Howard diversified into directing documentaries, music videos, web series, and television – never straying from his strength in showcasing revolutionary stories and voices. His documentary, What I Love About Dying, premiered at Sundance and played festivals world-wide. His second feature, Sunset Stories, premiered at SXSW and was awarded best ensemble cast by the LA Asian Pacific Film Festival, and best director at CAAM Festival.

His music video, Golden Age of Hustlers, starring Tony-nominated performer, Justin Vivian Bond, screened during the 2014 Whitney Biennial. His documentary, Sticks & Stones, based on the legendary San Francisco transgender chanteuse Bambi Lake, was a recipient of the Horizon Completion grant and is currently playing film festivals internationally.

San Francisco Film Society, in partnership with the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, awarded Howard their 2015 Filmmaking Grant, to produce his upcoming feature film, The Lusty, about the world’s first exotic dancers’ union.

Silas Howard received his MFA at UCLA in directing and is a Film Independent Directors Lab Fellow, Nantucket Screenwriting Colony Fellow, the 2014-15 Arthur Levitt Fellow at Williams College and a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow.

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