Girls On Film
GIRLS ON FILM: The First Date features some of the most provocative, engaging and beautiful filmmaking from around the world; featuring award winning lesbian short films.
The First Date7m
In this hilarious ode to ‘the first date’, two friends discuss the embarrassing events of the night before. But neither is aware of who could be listening in on their conversation.
Dir. Janella Lacson (USA)
Air Balloon is the sensual story of Julie, who carries around a box full of memories, which she desperately wants to forget. But when she meets a pretty redhead in skin tight jeans, forgetting the memories is the last thing on her mind.
Dir. Yenni Lee (Norway)
Fresh Air Therapy 216m
Their relationship is not the only problem. Kerstin and Petra, two women in the prime of their lives, return to couple’s therapy in this frighteningly hilarious sequel. For a role-play the couple’s therapist wants them to spend a night at a hotel but soon they find out they are not alone.
dir. Christoph Scheermann (Germany)
Days before deployment to Afghanistan, Joey returns to rural Pennsylvania for Christmas with big dreams of running away to Canada with her beautiful lover. But Joey learns that things don’t always end up as planned.
dir. Deb Shoval (USA)
What’s Your Sign?6m
Two friends hang out at an exclusive art gallery, judging the different women that walk by. But when the perfect woman walks into the gallery the pair find themselves in trouble as they are both caught checking her out. Quickly they learn that words aren’t the only way to communicate and it could bring these ladies together.
dir. Alex Siow (USA)
A family tries its best to get out of their driveway for a holiday break, but one of their daughters has decided it’s finally time to bring out the ‘real’ her in this London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival favourite.
dir. Lucy Asten Elliott (UK)
Hold On Tight13m
Holding hands or kissing in public isn’t for everyone. When it comes to same sex relationships, showing your love outside of the home is sometimes a complicated personal choice. This acclaimed documentary moves between the public and private spaces in which lesbian and gay couples live, and explores small gestures of human connectedness.
dir. Anna Rodgers (Ireland)
A mysterious but captivating 30-year-old American woman turns up at Chloe’s 18th birthday party in the South of France. Celebrating and surrounded by all her friends, this beautiful creature mesmerises Chloe and ensnares her in a sensual trance.
dir. Lauren Wolkstein (France)
As two lovers check into a hotel to steal some quality time together, Dream Date asks what would you do if you had just one night to act out your most sought after fantasy?
dir. Diana Juhr DeBenedetti & Andromeda Godfrey (UK)