The Inspection

In the age of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," homeless youth Ellis French joins the Marine Corps in a last ditch attempt to change his life, but must conceal his attraction for his drill instructor in order to survive bootcamp.

Elegance Bratton Elegance Bratton
Director, Co-Screenwriter

Elegance served in the United States Marine Corps as a combat cameraman, after overcoming years of homelessness due to his sexuality. His documentary film PIER KIDS, which follows three homeless, gay... more»

Chester Algernal Chester Algernal

The films that Chester has produced have played in over one hundred and twenty festivals worldwide including Outfest, Reykjavik International Film Festival, and the New Orleans Film Festival. This... more»

Valerie Steinberg Valerie Steinberg

Valerie has produced a dozen short films including HAIR WOLF (dir. Mariama Diallo; 2018 Sundance Jury Award winner for US Fiction Short Film; presently on HBO), FRY DAY (dir. Laura Moss; world... more»

Additional Credits

Kim Coleman (Casting Director)
Andrew Long (Co-Writer)

Photo Credit: Bobby Yarbroug

Genre: Scripted, Military Romance