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Funny Boy | Official Trailer (World Premiere on CBC and CBC Gem on Friday, December 4 at 8/8:30NT)

World Premiere of Funny Boy on CBC and CBC Gem on Friday, December 4 at 8/8:30NT https://cbcgem.caAn adaptation of Shyam Selvadurai's 1994 novel Funny Boy, the film centres on the coming of age of Arjie Chelvaratnam, a young Tamil boy in Sri Lanka who is coming to terms with his homosexuality against the backdrop of the increased tensions between Tamil and Sinhalese people before the breakout of the Sri Lankan Civil War.Shot on location in Colombo, the film stars Arush Nand as Arjie in childhood and Brandon Ingram as Arjie in his teenage years, as well as Nimmi Harasgama, Ali Kazmi, Agam Darshi, Seema Biswas, Rehan Mudannayake and Shivantha Wijesinha. Its production was first announced in 2018. The film will have a theatrical release in Canada on CBC.➤ Stream full episodes, for free, on CBC Gem:https://watch.cbc.ca/➤ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/CBC-Subscribe---About CBC Gem:CBC Gem offers the full programming slate, from drama to documentaries and sports. Available for free as an app for iOS and Android devices and online at http://cbcgem.ca, and on television via Apple TV and Google Chromecast.---About CBC: Welcome to the official YouTube channel for CBC, Canada’s public broadcaster. CBC is dedicated to creating content with original voices that inspire and entertain. Watch sneak peeks and trailers, behind the scenes footage, original web series, digital-exclusives and more.Connect with CBC Online:Twitter: http://bit.ly/CBC-TwitterFacebook: http://bit.ly/CBC-FacebookInstagram: http://bit.ly/CBC-Instagram---We encourage thoughtful comments and respectful discussion. Before commenting, please review our community guidelines: http://www.cbc.ca/aboutcbc/discover/submissions.html