17-year-old Damien never realized that the only man he's ever looked up to might not be the best example of what it means to be a man. Explore a young man's coming of age in a harsh, sometimes cruel world.

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Damien
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Alisha
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Allen
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Sylvia
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James
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Gordon (as Elliot C. Hill)
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In "Be the Man," 17-year-old Damien never realized that the only man he's ever looked up to might not be the best example of what it means to be a man. Damien's verbally abusive father has taught him to be strong, but that tough shell means trouble when Damien starts to treat his girlfriend the same way he's seen his parents interact. "Be the Man" dramatically explores a young man's coming of age in a harsh, sometimes cruel world. Written by Anonymous

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"I want you to toughen up. Be a man. 'Cause I ain't raised any girls. You understand?"

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11 June 2006 (USA)  »

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$2,500 (estimated)
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This film is dedicated to my dad, James Elliott. He has shown me what a real man is supposed to be. His guidance and support made not only this film possible, but my passion for filmmaking. - Matthew Jones See more »

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Not Perfect
Written by Craig A. Dossman Jr. & Justin Wilson
Performed by Evelyn Harrigan
Courtesy of Craig A. Dossman Jr.
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