The Man That Got Away

Download Press Kit

A musical documentary that tells the true life story of Trevor’s great-uncle Jimmy in six original songs.

Watch the film on Vimeo.

Written and Directed by Trevor Anderson Original Music by Bryce Kulak Produced by Katie Weekley and Trevor Anderson

The film stars Bryce Kulak, Noam Gagnon, and Aryn McConnell as Jimmy; and Connie Champagne as Judy Garland.

The film is produced with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton Arts Council, Bravo!FACT, National Film Board of Canada, the City of Edmonton, and the Film and Video Arts Society - Alberta (FAVA).

A complete list of cast and crew is on IMDb.

The soundtrack to the movie is now available worldwide, including bonus remixes by Chad VanGaalen, Cadence Weapon, Bebop Cortez, Cameron Sound, Jered Stuffco (DVAS) and Lyle Bell (Shout Out Out Out Out, The Wet Secrets, Whitey Houston).

Digital download of the soundtrack is available through iTunes:

The Man That Got Away - Bryce Kulak & Trevor Anderson

Soundtrack CDs are available by mail order or digital download through CD Baby:

Bryce Kulak & Trevor Anderson: The Man That Got Away

2012 / 25 minutes

Awards

  • DAAD Short Film Prize
    2012 - Berlin International Film Festival
  • Best Short Film
    2012 - Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
  • Alberta Spirit Award for Best Short
    2012 - Calgary International Film Festival
  • Edmonton Film Prize
    2012 - shared with "The Perfect Runner", Niobe Thompson, Clearwater Documentary, awarded by the Edmonton Film Commission and Edmonton Arts Council
  • Outstanding Documentary Film or Video Under 40 Minutes
    2013 - FAVA Awards of Excellence

Past Screenings

  • Berlin International Film Festival
    2012 - Berlin, Germany
  • Cast and Crew Screening
    2012 - Edmonton, Alberta
  • SXSW
    2012 - Austin, Texas
  • Kiev International Short Film Festival
    2012 - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival
    2012 - Toronto, Ontario
  • Pink Apple Film Festival
    2012 - Z├╝rich, Switzerland
  • Freiburg Gay Film Festival
    2012 - Freiburg, Germany
  • DOXA Documentary Film Festival
    2012 - Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Cinema Queer: Stockholm International Queer Film Festival
    2012 - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival
    2012 - Toronto, Ontario
  • London International Documentary Festival
    2012 - London, UK
  • Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival
    2012 - Calgary, Alberta
  • Mix Mexico
    2012 - Mexico City, Mexico
  • Krakow Film Festival
    2012 - Krakow, Poland
  • Belfast Film Festival
    2012 - Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
    2012 - Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Cinema Jove Valencia International Film Festival
    2012 - Valencia, Spain
  • Mix Milano
    2012 - Milan, Italy
  • Rio Gay Film Festival
    2012 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Sarajevo Film Festival
    2012 - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Outfest Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
    2012 - Los Angeles, California
  • Guanajuato International Film Festival
    2012 - Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Two Riversides Film and Art Festival
    2012 - Kazimierz Dolny, Poland
  • Melbourne International Film Festival
    2012 - Melbourne, Australia
  • Beach Pride Uganda 2012
    2012 - an undisclosed location in Uganda
  • Starigrad Paklenica Film Festival
    2012 - Starigrad Paklenica, Croatia
  • InDPanda International Short Film Festival
    2012 - Hong Kong, China
  • espressofilm
    2012 - Vienna, Austria
  • Atlantic Film Festival
    2012 - Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Calgary International Film Festival
    2012 - Calgary, Alberta
  • Queer Lisboa: Lisbon Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
    2012 - Lisbon, Portugal
  • Edmonton International Film Festival
    2012 - Edmonton, Alberta
  • Fluid Movement Arts Festival: ContainR
    2012 - Calgary, Alberta
  • ImageOUT: Rochester LGBT Film and Video Festival
    2012 - Rochester, New York
  • Milwaukee LGBT Film and Video Festival
    2012 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Homochrom
    2012 - Dortmund, Germany
  • Mezipatra Queer Film Festival
    2012 - Prague and Brno, Czech Republic
  • Outburst: Belfast Queer Arts Festival
    2012 - Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Inside Out: Ottawa LGBT Film Festival
    2012 - Ottawa, Ontario
  • Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival
    2012 - Bucharest, Romania
  • Izmir International Short Film Festival
    2012 - Izmir, Turkey
  • Dialogues: Calcutta LGBT Film and Video Festival
    2012 - Calcutta, India
  • Queer Streak: Regensburg Queer Film Week
    2012 - Regensburg, Germany
  • Moscow Short Film Festival
    2012 - Moscow, Russia
  • Personal Visions: The Stories and Confessions from Canadian Autocinema
    2012 - Toronto, Ontario
  • Out in the Desert: Tucson International LGBT Film Festival
    2013 - Tucson, Arizona
  • Metro Cinema at the Garneau
    2013 - Edmonton, Alberta
  • Akbank Short Film Festival
    2013 - Istanbul, Turkey
  • FAVA Fest
    2013 - Edmonton, Alberta
  • Dawson City International Short Film Festival
    2013 - Dawson City, Yukon
  • Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art
    2013 - Edmonton, Alberta
  • CMG Short Film Festival
    2013 - West Hollywood, California
  • Frameline San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival
    2013 - San Francisco, California
  • Berlinale Shorts at the Strelka Institute
    2013 - Moscow, Russia
  • Blink Parkade Party
    2013 - Edmonton, Alberta
  • Spokane LGBT Film Festival
    2013 - Spokane, Washington
  • Berlinale Shorts Online
    2014 - Berlin, Germany
  • Dirt City Rock Fantasy: The Films and Music of Trevor Anderson
    2016 - Toronto, Ontario
  • Gimme Some Truth Documentary Festival
    2016 - Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • The Queer Side of Life: Votiv Kino
    2016 - Vienna, Austria