SebastianAlex (James Fanizza) is an Argentinian student in Toronto for just one week. He meets Sebastian (Alex House) and initiates a fling, despite the fact that he has a boyfriend who also happens to be Sebastian’s cousin. The two know that the fling will end when Alex catches his flight back home, but the affair is irresistible.

Both boys feel bad about their love affair, but neither will consider not allowing it to continue. They’re falling for each other whether or not they say the words, and it’s the kind of relationship that changes them and unlocks things hidden deep inside (and who can resist a boy with a dark and unspoken past?).

According to, “The story takes on a beautifully romantic approach, leaving audiences truly touched.”

“It’s got promise and panache . . . and it DOES get steamy . . .,” claims Cinema Axis.

“Paints a nuanced portrait of 20-something queerness; that perpetual feeling of having what you want at the tip of your fingers, but not being sure if you really want to grab it,” says the

James Fanizza writes, directs and stars in Sebastian but does not, in fact, play him.

SEBASTIAN (James Fazizza, 2017, Canada 80 min). Image provided by TIGLFF

The film also stars KATYA from RuPaul’s Drag Race!

The film was featured at the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival in Canada and the Toronto LGBT Film Festival.

Don’t miss out on the August screening Sebastian this Wednesday evening, August 23, 2017, at the FreeFall Theater in St. Petersburg at 7:30 PM, hosted by TIGLFF.

For more details and to purchase your advance tickets, click here.

*Purchase your 2017 Passes/Memberships and get into this Film For FREE!  (Crown Circle and Above)


For a list of upcoming events hosted by TIGLFF, click here.

TIGLFF will also host their Launch Party on September 16, 2017. For more info, click here.