Family Shame is a tragic true story of an 11yr old boy looking for love in all the wrong places. Timmy finds himself in a dark lonely horrific world of child pornography.
While trying to survive physical and mental abuse he suffers by his mother Linda, who is constantly looking for ways to punish Timmy. Linda who was also abused as a child drinks and does drugs and is crazy with anger, and her youngest son is clearly in her way. Timmy’s father works out of town and is hardly at home and when he is, he wants nothing to do with his son Timmy.
When not being beaten at home, he is being tortured and forced to perform sexual acts on other boys and men and coerced into appearing in pornographic movies for a group of men who serve as his surrogate parents. The group of men shower Timmy with affection and gifts. However, the older Timmy gets the harder it becomes to control him, and the men revert to intimidation fear and black mail to keep control over Timmy.
Bill is a high-power lawyer and the leader within the group of men who has taken Timmy under his wing and winning the favor of Timmy’s parents. Bill showers Timmy with affection and gifts; he becomes the male role model Timmy’s needs and hunger for. Even so, Timmy is misguided and thinks sex means love, and money tells him how well he is, Making him the perfect victim.
When Timmy is found out by his father, he becomes the big family secret. Family Shame tells of a scary and lonely world of abuse and pornography and the effects these environments had on him as a child and an adult.