Little Man

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Little Man DVD CoverLittle Man is lesbian filmmaker Nicole Conn's award-winning documentary about her micro-preemie son, Nicholas, born 100 days early, as he struggles for survival.

When Nicholas is born 100 days early, he weighs only one pound and faces impossible odds for survival. As he struggles for life, so struggle his two mothers: out lesbian filmmaker Nicole Conn (Elena Undone, A Perfect Ending) and political activist Gwen Baba, to keep their family from disintegrating under the unrelenting stress and chaos of hospitals, emergency medical crises and a crushing blow to trust.

The winner of 12 Best Documentary awards at film festivals across the country, little man explores the core of the human spirit as a family realizes that they are capable of enduring what they never thought possible.

Release date
01 January 2005
Nicole Conn
Running time
113 minutes


Best Documentary Audience Award — Los Angeles OutFest; Best Documentary Jury Award - New York NewFest

Best Documentary Audience Award — San Diego Film Festival; Best Documentary Jury Award - Chicago Indiefest

Best Feature HBO Audience Award — Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival; Best Documentary Jury Award - Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Fest

Best of the Fest Award — Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival

Best Documentary Audience Award — Reel Affirmations, Washington, D.C.

Best Documentary Audience Award — Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Best Documentary — Glitter Awards

2006 Courageous Beginnings Award — Presented by Good Beginnings (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center)