Benny and Christopher, college freshmen, meet playing football and begin a relationship, with the support of their family and friends. As their love for each other grows, a past tragic event involving their mothers comes to light, testing their relationship and threatening to divide Benny’s close-knit family. With the beauty of rural Ohio as its backdrop, Benny’s emotional journey examines his own feelings and his family’s ability to come to terms with the past. AKRON is a sensitive and unique independent film that puts a progressive, Midwestern spin on a classic family drama.
Starring Joseph Melendez, Matthew Frias, Andrea Burns
Director Sasha King, Brian O'Donnell