“release,” an experimental short inspired by Cedric’s poem, was selected for Queer 2 Queer Fest, BiteSize Film Festival and received an Honorable Mention at the London Seasonal Short Film Festival. “Release” has won Best NYC Film at the NYC Downtown Film Festival, the Gold Award at the Hollywood Gold Awards, Best Experimental Short at the Fargo Moorhead LGBT Film Festival and Best Experimental Short at the Uruvatti International Film Festival.