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Geography Club (2013)

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At Goodkind High School, a group of students with varying sexual orientations form an after-school club as a discreet way to share their feelings and experiences.

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Mr. Kaplan
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Gunnar
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Min
Teo Olivares ...
Brian Bund
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Kimberly
Jake DuPree ...
Fey Young Man
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Skins Team Member #1
Troy Hatt ...
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Jared Sharp
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Nolan Lockwood
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Ike
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"GEOGRAPHY CLUB" is based on Brent Hartinger's best-selling critically acclaimed novel: "What am I looking for?" asks 16-year old Russell Middlebrook of himself as he heads off on his newest adventure. Russell is still going on dates with girls, while Kevin will do anything to prevent his football teammates from finding out what he is concealing, Min and Terese tell everyone they're really just good friends, and Ike can't figure out who he is or what he wants to be. But the truth is too hard to hide - at least from each other - so they form the Geography Club. Nobody else will discover the truth about them as no other students in their right minds would ever join a club that sounds so boring. Their secrets will be safe from classmates. But are they? "Geography Club" is a smart, fast, moving and funny account of contemporary teenagers as they discover their own sexual identities, dreams and values and not merely live out their parents' desires and ambitions. Russell, Kevin, Min, Terese... Written by Edmund Entin

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They formed a club they thought nobody would join...

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving sexuality and bullying, sexual content including references, language, and teen drinking | See all certifications »
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5 February 2014 (Philippines)  »

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Clube de Geografia  »

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$6,400,000 (estimated)
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Kimberly: I really like you, Russell. I-I mean, I only got with Gunnar just so that we could chill.
Russell: This is so messed up.
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Followed by The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know (2015) See more »

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Written by Jessica Penner, Kevin Penner, Daniel Roberts
Performed by We Cry Diamonds
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Geography Club: A Film of the Present and Inspiration for the Future
15 November 2013 | by See all my reviews

Geography Club is a colorful film that challenges societal norms and simultaneously calls attention to the stereotypes that weigh on humanity. It tells a story of a group of students struggling with their identity and their journey to find their own sense of belonging. The difficulties of identifying as a homosexual are shown through the intense pressure from friends, family, and bullies that are received by individuals of the film at all ends. It exercises the powerful idea that how someone sexually identifies, does not determine who you are as a person. Heart rendering and delightful, this film is one that opens the door to a new era of acceptance and equality where people have the freedom of expression. The wonderfully done humor really balances the seriousness of the subject and gives it a positive tone throughout. It is a fantastic film that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, races, and sexualities and, I believe, will inspire for years to come.


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