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Beautiful Boi - The Documentary

Beautiful Boi Synopsis

How do you love yourself when you’ve never been taught how?


“Undoubtedly, we become what we envision” - Claude M. Bristol


This quote sits on my bathroom shelf, where I can see it multiple times daily. What happens when you have the strength to liberate yourself from the suffocating grip of imposter syndrome, shed the burdensome weight of labels and preconceived notions, and embark on a journey of self-discovery through various therapeutic avenues? What happens when you find the courage to pick up the shattered pieces of your heart after losing the one you loved most, all while grappling with the darkness of your mind, the darkness that pushed you to the edge nine times before? And what happens when, against all odds, you muster the bravery to embrace your true self and embark on a remarkable transformation at the age of fifty, defying societal expectations and norms?


Beautiful Boi is a poignant and evocative experimental documentary that mesmerizes with its fusion of reality and imagination. Within the fabric of this extraordinary film, one strives to unravel a complex question that resonates with many souls: How do you learn to love yourself when you have never been taught how? With every frame, every word, and every emotion, the audience is invited on a profound voyage of self-acceptance and self-compassion.


Beautiful Boi inspires us to push our limits and confront our insecurities and painful experiences. My narrative aims to showcase the transformative power of unconditional love.


In the realm of Beautiful Boi, the boundaries between reality and fiction blur, creating a dreamscape where vulnerability blossoms and true healing begins. It is a testament to the indomitable human spirit and the indescribable beauty that emerges when we allow ourselves to be seen, truly seen, in all our flawed yet magnificent glory. In a word, this film is about Love.

Production Team:

PRODUCERS: Atlas O Phoenix & Senay Matewos

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Deidre Hamlar, Celeste Grant, & Emma Muelbauer


DIRECTOR, WRITER, & 1st DP: Atlas O Phoenix


Instagram and Facebook: @beautiful_boi_atlas_phoenix


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