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Ekaj

2015-11-01 | Drama
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EKAJ is a love story between two drifters, a naive teenager and a hustler. Ekaj meets Mecca who takes him under his care. Mecca has AIDS and multiple problems of his own. He is high all day but still manages to be the only voice of reason in Ekaj’s hopeless world. They cruise the city together looking for money and places to stay. Although Ekaj makes some money as a prostitute, he finds himself discarded, and lacking what it takes to survive in the city. Their mutual loneliness leads to genuine friendship.
Director: Cati Gonzalez
Stars: Jake Mestre, Badd Idea

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10 wins 27 nominations
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  • Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes

    Best Feature Film

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  • Amarcord Chicago Arthouse Film Awards

    Best Screenplay

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Ekaj won 2018 Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes, 2017 Amarcord Chicago Arthouse Film Awards, 2017 Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema, 2017 Macabre Faire Film Festival, 2016 FILM @ Downtown Urban Arts Festival, 2016 Fort Worth Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival, 2016 I Filmmaker International Film Festival, 2016 Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, US.
The genre of Ekaj is Drama.
EKAJ is a love story between two drifters, a naive teenager and a hustler. Ekaj meets Mecca who takes him under his care. Mecca has AIDS and multiple problems of his own. He is high all day but still manages to be the only voice of reason in Ekaj’s hopeless world. They cruise the city together looking for money and places to stay. Although Ekaj makes some money as a prostitute, he finds himself discarded, and lacking what it takes to survive in the city. Their mutual loneliness leads to genuine friendship..
The director of Ekaj is Cati Gonzalez.
On October 07, 2021, there were 4065 public reaction to Ekaj including gritty realistic, raw and gritty, unpolished production, completely absorbing, unfiltered.
The casts of Ekaj are Jake Mestre starring as EKAJ, Badd Idea starring as Mecca, Scooter LaForge starring as Johnny.
The release date of Ekaj is November 01, 2015.
The full version of Ekaj is provided by Tubi TV , Amazon Prime Video , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu
On October 07, 2021, the IMDB rating of Ekaj is 6.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 100/100, Metacritic rating is 0/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.