Runtime: 97 minutes
Genre: Biography, Bisexual, Comedy, Drama, Historical, Lesbian, Romance
Shorter is not always sweeter as these illustrate. A little longer than many of pour past shorts allow for rich characters, devolved plot-lines and stories well told. FOLLOWED BY A POST-FILM HAPPY HOUR IN THE OUTSHINE LOUNGE
Sally Leapt Out Of A Window Last Night
Tracy Spottiswoode, 20 minutes, United Kingdom
Ireland 1778. Sally and Eleanor flout convention and scandalise society to escape the fate their families have planned for them. They elope. Inspired by the true story of the legendary ‘Ladies of Llangollen.’
Woman Meets Girl
Murry Peeters, 17 minutes, Canada
As cocktails lead to revealing conversation, chemistry builds between Annabelle, an awkward in her own skin, forty-two-year-old woman and Tessie, an extroverted, eighteen-year-old sex worker. A surprising moment soon introduces the possibility of deeper connection.
Fernando Reinaldos, 10 minutes, Spain, In Spanish with English subtitles
In the last years, Carmen has dedicated herself body and soul to caring for her wife Rosa, who suffers from Alzheimer's. In each gesture, Carmen maintains the hope that Rosa will look at her as she used to do when they were younger.
Lena Kaminsky, 14 minutes, USA
Betsy suddenly finds herself alone, packing up a houseful of memories. In order to move on, she must untangle her feelings of loss as she navigates a complicated and unexpected relationship with a mouse in her house.
Cecilia Gessa, 11 minutes, Spain, In Spanish with English subtitles
Maria and Ana are lovers. Together and after many years with their husbands they have discovered bisexuality together. Ana is a more conservative woman, she does not dare to take the final step... while María continues to suffer having to share the woman she loves.
Emma Gilbertson, 25 minutes, United Kingdom
Requiem is set in 1605, against the backdrop of the witch trials. It's a coming of age story, following Evelyn as she engages in a game of cat and mouse against her father, Minister Gilbert, in order to be with Mary, the woman she loves.