“Protect Me from What I Want”
Who Am I?
Dominic Leclerc’s short film “Protect Me from What I Want” is about Saleem (Naveed Choudhry), an Indian student living in Leeds with his parents. He meets Daz (Elliott Titensor) at a gay cruising spot, and they have a night of mutually enjoyable sex. However, Saleem is ashamed of what he has done but, on leaving the next day, does turn round to smile at Daz.
What Daz and Saleem are looking for are very different, as while Daz hopes this can become something more, Saleem is merely looking to satisfy his lust before disappearing back into the closet. Here is the twist— can the Indian student completely deny there could be something more between them? This is a very sweet little movie that will leave you smiling.