Get your tissues handy – you’re going to need them after watching In a Heartbeat. It’s a new animated short film made by students that is absolutely breaking the Internet, and it’s so necessary in today’s climate of intolerance and hate.
A young boy struggling to come to terms with his feelings for a handsome peer, a topic never previously explored by animated film, it features an adorable jumping heart that is just begging to be made into a new Pixar mascot. In just 4 minutes, it captures the coming out experience of countless LGBTQ youth and shows them that there’s nothing to be afraid of.
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