In a Heartbeat is a short animated film that’s gone viral online. And if you watch it you’ll quickly see why it has captured the imagination of the internet.
Media showing representations of the LGBT community often fall into the trap of only appealing to that community. In a Heartbeat pushes the boundaries.
Essentially, In a Heartbeat depicts what it’s like to have a crush on someone as a teenager. It just so happens the characters in the film are gay.
The animation is superb, the literal depiction of heartbreak is fantastic, and the whole leaves you feeling all warm and fuzzy.