After a traumatic incident at school, Beckett, a bright and charming twelve-year-old, sets out to make his father's dinner date with his new boyfriend unforgettable, so that his dad will agree to home school him. Beckett's father, however, is unaware of his son's goal. Beckett wants to keep it a secret that he is relentlessly bullied at school because of his father's sexual orientation. Brave depicts the dilemma of a child trapped between his love for his parents and his difficulty in being understood by them and by the world at large.
Bravery comes in all sizes