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5 Buffy the Vampire episodes made for lesbians

5 Buffy the Vampire episodes made for lesbians

If you’ve not seen Buffy the Vampire Slayer before, here’s what you need to know. “In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer.” But right now, we’re not talking about...

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Planet Love Review

Planet Love Review

Planet Love Musical short, 3 min A bored shop assistant has her day turned upside down when she is rocketed to Planet Love.  Our main characters are not even given names, yet it is exactly the universal sense of escapism that makes the short so relatable At less...

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Which Batwoman would you like to see?

Which Batwoman would you like to see?

Have you seen the news over on the Twitterverse? Ruby Rose has quit Batwoman. Half of the lesbian world is upset; and half rejoicing. However, everyone seems to have been empowered with hope and influence suddenly available. Yes, the show's creators has committed to...

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Once upon a Zipper Review

Once upon a Zipper Review

Once Upon a Zipper Comedy, 26 min Rachel can’t stop herself from falling in love with Paulie, the woman who helps her try on wedding gowns.  an entertaining and eye-catching lesbian film Once Upon a Zipper, starring Kate Gorney & Jillian Leigh caught my...

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Good Kisser Review

Good Kisser Review

Good Kisser Romance, 1 hr 14 min Log line: Careful what you wish for   a sexy romp that seduces and entertains from beginning to end Good Kisser is written and directed by Wendy Jo Carlton, the director/producer of “Hannah Free”, “Jamie & Jessie are Not...

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The Fortnight Review

The Fortnight Review

The Fortnight (Webseries) Romance, 16 episodes/10-23mins What if you met the one that got away ten years later? You'd be ten years smarter...right?   True love is just about finding that person that you choose over other people to endure all of the hard times...

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Passage Review

Passage Review

Passage: The Series Sci-Fi Webseries, 6 episodes/6-8 minutes Passage is an episodic paranormal sci-fi drama centered around Janus Agent Ali Prader. This queer mom is a top paranormal operative for a secret division called Caelus within the government. Ali is able to...

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Role of a Lifetime Review

Role of a Lifetime Review

Role of a Lifetime Thriller short, 13 min Her future was going to be a dream. Then, the past woke her up.  Role of a Lifetime is a fun take on the classic cheesy horror short Role of a Lifetime is the quintessential, if slightly clunky, early-career horror flick,...

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Lesflicks Spotlight: An interview with Nicole Conn

Lesflicks Spotlight: An interview with Nicole Conn

A SPECIAL INTERVIEW WITH NICOLE CONN - BY NICOLE DE MENESESNicole Conn has made her career telling passionate, inspirational stories. She has gone from her debut feature exploring sexual identity in Claire of the Moon to her deeply personal documentary Little Man,...

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Appropriate Behaviour Review

Appropriate Behaviour Review

Appropriate Behaviour Black Comedy, 1h 30m A secretly bisexual Brooklynite from a traditional Persian family struggles with her identity and the disintegration of her relationship with her girlfriend.   Carried by a sarcastic levity, the film dances around some...

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Bonnie & Bonnie Review

Bonnie & Bonnie Review

Bonnie & Bonnie Romance, 1h 30m Two girls who have to leave everything behind for their love to have a chance – just like their cinematic role models Bonnie and Clyde.  You'll sit on the edge of your seat and even be biting your nails, so prepare to just...

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The Half of It Review

The Half of It Review

The Half of It Coming of age comedy drama, 1 h 46min A different kind of love story.  All three leads hold the viewer's attention, as well as the connection between them Something to think about: the lead character in this movie asks: “How many people find their...

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Free Content to View on Lesflicks

Free Content to View on Lesflicks

Lesflicks prides itself on its awesome content. From shorts, to series to feature length flms, we have something for everyone, in whatever mood you are in. What you may not have seen, is the wonderful free content that Lesflicks showcases. Currently on Lesflicks there...

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Rafiki Review

Rafiki Review

Rafiki Drama, 1hr 23min “Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives,” but Kena and Ziki long for something more  It offers audiences a glorious glimpse into what a queer, AfroBubbleGum-infused world could look like   Rafiki (2018) marks the beginning of...

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Seven Films to Watch on Lesbian Day of Visibility

Seven Films to Watch on Lesbian Day of Visibility

What better way to celebrate Lesbian Day of Visibility in these uncertain times than settling in and watching some quality women loving women content?  Obviously, there isn’t.  Here is a list of five...no, seven... of the best lesbian movies to watch to celebrate our...

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Holiday Help Desk Review

Holiday Help Desk Review

Holiday Help Desk Holiday short, 15 min When Lauren gets stuck working her IT job on Christmas Eve, a simple call for technical help turns into holiday magic   A story that shows the beauty of connecting during lonely times.   Holiday Help Desk tells the...

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Maricruz Review

Maricruz Review

Maricruz Horror Short, 17 min When her devoutly Catholic mother walks in on her and her girlfriend, a 15-year-old girl is sent to the local church to undergo conversion therapy.   A tense genre short that delivers a unique take on conversion therapy  Maricruz...

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Lone Wolf Review

Lone Wolf Review

Lone Wolf Short, 7 min A sleepover at her crush’s house leads to some strange discoveries for Sam.   A relatable story with an unexpected twist   Lone Wolf opens with teenager Sam being (ever so coolly) dropped off by her mother, around the corner from her...

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Knowingly Unknown Review

Knowingly Unknown Review

Knowingly Unknown Short, 28 min A single mother accepts her daughter isn’t just going through a phase.   A beautifully intimate insight into the difficulty of opening up to your family Ye-shin is a typical teenager, being raised by her single mother, a school...

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Room for Two Review

Room for Two Review

Room For Two Short, 15 min Suspecting her partner of an affair, Helena goes to extreme lengths to discover the truth.   A beautiful neo-noir short that lets its silence do the talking   One commonly-cited criticism of lesbian film is the lack of genre films...

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I Know Her Review

I Know Her Review

I Know Her Short, 3 min] In the afterglow of a seemingly fated hookup, two women realize that perhaps they have a little too much in common.   [It] is extraordinarily simple, but completely successful in capturing an essence of awkwardness that is specific to...

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Girl, Sweetvoiced Review

Girl, Sweetvoiced Review

Girl, Sweetvoiced Short, 9 min A sapphic short film, in fragments.  [This] solidification of Sappho’s memory in the 21st Century is what makes this film irrevocably special It goes without saying that the pinnacle of lesbian historical thought is Sappho. Our...

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Disclosure Review

Disclosure Review

Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen Documentary, 1 h 40 min An in-depth look at Hollywood's depiction of transgender people and the impact of those stories on transgender lives and American culture.   As spectators, it becomes evident how the media has consistently...

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Atomic Love Review

Atomic Love Review

Atomic Love Drama, 10 min Fall in love. Put it on tape.   The single-take format also lends itself to making Atomic Love appear like a fragment suspended in time   Imogen McClusky’s Atomic Love is a step back in time to 1988, as Aleea (Maddy McWilliam) and...

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3 Films to Celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility

3 Films to Celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility

International Transgender Day of Visibility is an annual event occurring on 31 March which is dedicated to celebrating transgender people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide, as well as a celebration of their contributions to...

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Five Films for Freedom from BFI Flare

Five Films for Freedom from BFI Flare

134 (IRELAND) Directed by Sarah-Jane Drummey Jack prepares to take the stage at an Irish dancing competition as family members come to terms with their feelings around their child's gender identity. Watch an interview with director Sarah-Jane Drummey AFTER THAT PARTY...

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Something In The Closet Review

Something In The Closet Review

Something In The Closet Short, 14 min A queer teenager struggles with her sexuality, as desires manifest their way from the depths of her eerie closet into reality.  In reality, one of the biggest steps toward adulthood is facing your fears on your own. Something...

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Anne+ Review

Anne+ Review

Anne+ Comedic Webseries, 6 episodes A girl dating girls in Amsterdam.  The thing most striking about Anne+ is the way the series handles each of Anne’s relationships healthily   Anne+ started out as a Dutch webseries, which follows the life of Anne (Hanna...

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Knives and Skin Review

Knives and Skin Review

Knives and Skin Psychological Thriller, 1 hr 51 min A mystical teen noir that follows a young girl's disappearance in the rural Midwest and its effect on teens and parents.  Prepare yourself for a film unlike anything you’ve ever seen before Knives and Skin...

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Flawless (HaNeshef) Review

Flawless (HaNeshef) Review

Flawless (HaNeshef) Drama, 1 hr 37 min A rich high-school teen trio bite off more than they can chew in the quest for conventional beauty.   Granit and Maymon have produced a touching and heartening film, neatly introducing issues of gender identity and body...

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Sleeping Longing (Dormir Désir) Review

Sleeping Longing (Dormir Désir) Review

Sleeping Longing (Dormir Désir) Drama, 13 min It's my father's funeral. I want steak frites. I want to jump into the pool. I want to fuck. I want to sleep. I don't want to sleep.  This short shows how loss can be all-consuming, but exists in everyday practice...

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Batwoman is finally coming to the UK on e4!

Batwoman is finally coming to the UK on e4!

Batwoman is coming to the UK in 2020 - and on E4! LAUNCHING SUNDAY 29 MARCH 2020, 9pm GMT https://www.channel4.com/programmes/batwoman Scroll to the bottom for how to watch and also to watch the trailer! By now I think we're getting used to getting TV content later...

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Five Films for Freedom from BFI Flare

Five Films for Freedom from BFI Flare

The world's widest-reaching digital celebration of LGBTIQ+ themed film returns from 18 - 29 March 2020. Five Films For Freedom is a global, online short film programme in support of LGBTIQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer) rights. BFI Flare...

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A Battle in Waterloo Review

A Battle in Waterloo Review

A Battle in Waterloo  Action History Short, 11 min  During the Battle of Waterloo, Ellen searches for her missing husband in the nearby forest and resorts to desperate measures to survive.    A visually beautiful short that manages to capture a whole romance...

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My Fiona Review

My Fiona Review

My fiona Romance, 1 hr 26 min Following the suicide of her best friend, Jane finds purpose in helping her friend's wife with their child. In doing so, she becomes inadvertently drawn into an intimate relationship bound by grief that's potentially catastrophic to the...

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Feel Good review

Feel Good review

Feel Good Dark Comedy, six 30 min episodes Brand new comedy about love and addiction. Stand-up Mae (Mae Martin) is single, in recovery, and sleeping on a friend’s sofa. When she meets previously heterosexual George (Charlotte Ritchie), they embark on a whirlwind...

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A Luv Tale Review

A Luv Tale Review

A Luv Tale Drama,  1 hr 17 min Forget your fears… follow your heart   successful social mobile lesbian women of colour, having fun and living their best life A Luv Tale (2018) is a eight part mini TV series from Sidra Smith and picks up where the 1999 film, of...

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Queer Genius Review

Queer Genius Review

Queer Genius Documentary, 1 h 55 min “Queer Genius” is a cinematic exploration of four visionary queer artists breaking down barriers in their creative fields as they confront fame, failure, censorship, family, gender, and sexuality.    A multi-faceted look at...

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Our Recommendations For ClexaCon FIlm Festival 2020

Our Recommendations For ClexaCon FIlm Festival 2020

Clexacon Film Festival returns with a virtual programme in 2020! The world-famous Clexacon offers a smattering of films each year. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the directors of the festival have been quick to adapt - and have launched Clexacon's first...

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From A to Q Crowdfunder

From A to Q Crowdfunder

Crowdfunder: From A to Q PROGRESS: This crowdfunder is now live Overview From A to Q is the story of Alex, a 17 year old girl who's forced to deal with her sexuality through a series of dreams. Once awake, she seeks help from the internet whilst trying desperately...

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Alto review

Alto review

Alto Comedy, 1 h 41 min Two girls. One gun. The Mob. Because coming out to family is hard. But coming out to "family" is funny.  A multi-layered, yet light-hearted comedy, that is both easy-to-watch and outlandishly funny Alto (2015, Del Monico) tells the story...

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Spilt Milk review

Spilt Milk review

Spilt Milk Drama, 18 mins Single mom Ximena juggles the demands of her job while struggling to care for her young son. After an encounter with her former lover, Lena, whom she conceived her son with via sperm donor, old wounds are reopened and finally addressed. ...

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The Bra Mitzvah Review

The Bra Mitzvah Review

The Bra Mitzvah Short Comedy, 9 min The Bra Mitzvah is a comedic short about growing into adulthood, one bra at a time. One can’t really go wrong with this nugget of comedic genius I find it quite difficult to really connect with short films, especially comedic ones....

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More Beautiful for having been broken review

More Beautiful for having been broken review

More Beautiful for Having Been Broken Drama, 1h 51m More Beautiful is the story of three women whose lives intersect at Lakeside resort and are further changed by the love of a special needs boy.  An achingly beautiful and inspired love story…where the broken...

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BIFL review

BIFL review

BIFL Comedy, Drama, 1 h 0 min BIFL is expectations, different shades of intimacy, and what it really means to love someone. Blood family versus found family and how toxic relationships can both manifest and disguise themselves. How identities intersect, how labels can...

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CineQ LGBT Film Festival 2020

CineQ LGBT Film Festival 2020

CineQ returns to Birmingham 26-29 March 2020 CineQ is a queer film exhibition organisation that prioritises queer, trans and intersex people of colour Starting out as a community cinema operating bi-monthly events primarily in Birmingham, U.K. CineQ has grown into a 4...

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London Independent Film Festival 2020

London Independent Film Festival 2020

London Independent Film Festival The London Independent Film Festival (LIFF) is the premier event for first and second-time film-makers, micro-budget and no-budget films in the UK. LIFF offers a fantastic opportunity for indie filmmakers to showcase their...

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Free film screenings for LGBT History Month

Free film screenings for LGBT History Month

For LGBT History Month 2020 LesFlicks has curated 2 programmes of short films showcasing lesbian and bisexual representation We’ve finished compiling our film collection – in fact it was so successful with so many great film submissions that we ended up with 2...

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LGBT History Month 2020

LGBT History Month 2020

LGBT History Month 2020 LGBT History Month is celebrated throughout the UK in February. Up and down the country, libraries get involved and often put on screenings of LGBT films through their license with Filmbank Media/PPL PRS music license. However the films...

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7 lesbian films to look out for in 2020

7 lesbian films to look out for in 2020

2019 was an amazing year for lesbian film with some amazing films appearing in the cinema. We're hoping 2020 will offer another bolster selection. We highlight a few of the known future releases in 2020. 2019 started of as the year of the biography with an amazing...

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Lesbian films that stood out in the last decade

Lesbian films that stood out in the last decade

The end of a decade is something to be marked. So we decided to pull together a top 10 list of lesbian films from the last decade... the thing is we really struggled. How can you pick just 10? Well we couldn't! We do appreciate a list like this as it helps us to...

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9 months of lesbian film in 2019!

9 months of lesbian film in 2019!

Thank you so much to every single one of you for making 2019 awesome! I mean it, LesFlicks could not be the success that it is without every single one of you. I (Naomi, founder) took the idea of a film website to BFI Flare in March to see what filmmakers and film...

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The L Word ratings are in…

The L Word ratings are in…

The first episode of the L-Word has now graced screens across the world (albeit in not many countries) and the first data is now available on how well the show is doing. The first thing to note is that publicly available ratings (provided by Nielsen Ratings) only...

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Hi Pretty Film

Hi Pretty Film

Crowdfunder: Hi Pretty Film UPDATE: This crowdfunder has now ended. Overview Hi, Pretty is a modern day Romeo and Juliet-esque film set in Texas during the mid 2000s. Our story, is a true story that revolves around Lee Dawn Hershey who plays Joey, a queer...

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Road of Bygones review

Road of Bygones review

Road of Bygones Drama, 1 h 14 min A glimpse into the reality of a lesbian D/s relationship and the search for acceptance from those who we adore  One of a kind and deliciously dark Recluse Films’s Road of Bygones (2019) dir. Astrid Ovalles is a kinky, dark comedy...

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Season of Love review

Season of Love review

Season of Love Romantic Comedy, 1 h 43 min The queer women’s holiday story you’ve been waiting for!  Finally, a Christmas film you can relate to! It goes without saying that cinema lacks adequate representation of lesbians at Christmas time. Of course, there’s...

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How to access The L Word Generation Q using a VPN

How to access The L Word Generation Q using a VPN

How to... watch The L Word using a VPN For many of us, the realisation that we can't watch The L Word in our country is just becoming apparent. Whilst we understand the need to see it by any means necessary, it is essential that this series is viewed via an official...

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The Sympathy Card review

The Sympathy Card review

The Sympathy Card Comedy, Romance, 1 hr 34 min When Emma’s cancer takes  a turn for the worse, she presents her new wife Josie a deathbed order: find someone new while Emma is still around to approve of her choice.  Guaranteed to make you laugh and cry. Honest,...

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The L Word: Generation Q – Episode Guide

The L Word: Generation Q – Episode Guide

The L Word: Generation Q Episode Guide Warning: Synopsis' contain spoilers Groundbreaking drama series The L Word® revolutionized a generation. This fall the highly anticipated sequel The L Word®: Generation Q debuts. Ten years after the previous events, the original...

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Butch Pal For the Straight Gal

Butch Pal For the Straight Gal

Crowdfunder: Butch Pal for the Straight Gal UPDATE: This project is now complete and the webseries is now live. Watch the trailer: Overview If you’re reading this right now, chances are you’ve heard of the show Queer Eye. But have you asked the question “Why has a...

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QFW Northampton Festival

QFW Northampton Festival

Queer Film Weekender Film Festival 2019 Q-Film Weekender returns to Northampton  from 8-10 November 2019 The brilliant Northampton Filmhouse is a terrific independent cinema, and it’s got a weekend of LGBTQIA+ cinema coming up, for which tickets are now on sale. It’s...

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Fringe Film Festival 2019

Fringe Film Festival 2019

Fringe! Film Festival 2019 Fringe! Film Festival returns to London from 12 to 17 November 2019. With 25 feature films, and a broad range of short films, the 2019 edition of Fringe! Film Festival offers a great selection to choose from - and choose you will have to do...

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5 lesbian films to watch this Halloween

5 lesbian films to watch this Halloween

Five lesbian films to watch this Halloween You'd be forgiven for thinking that all films showing women loving women are romcoms... well think again! In 2018, just 8% of the mainstream UK cinema was comedy/romcoms; that doesn't give much chance of a independent...

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Collaboration with Queer Cinema returns!

Collaboration with Queer Cinema returns!

Collaborating with Queer Cinema Again!! We're delighted to announce that following our sell out and hugely successful first collaboration with Queer Cinema back in September (missed it, take a look here), we've been asked to return again in November - this time at a...

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Delta & Daisy webseries

Delta & Daisy webseries

Crowdfunder: Delta & Daisy UPDATE: This crowdfunder is now finished, filming is scheduled for April 2020. Overview This digital series follows New Orleans locals and married couple, Delta Delaney (Mandahla Rose) and Daisy Peltier (Nicole Pacent). Delta and Daisy...

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5 things we saw in the new L Word Generation Q trailer

5 things we saw in the new L Word Generation Q trailer

Drop everything, the new L Word: Generation Q teaser just dropped! The lesbian event of the year is happening in the US in December... the rest of the world has no idea what is going on but because the internet is global we're caught up in it even though we really...

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LesFlicks Cinema at LFEST 2019

LesFlicks Cinema at LFEST 2019

LesFlicks Cinema at LFEST Official Programme 2019 Welcome to the LFEST Cinema 2019 programme, curated and hosted by LesFlicks. We've got a real delight in store for you this year, with a selection of shorts and features from 1913 through to present day. Entry is free,...

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LesFlicks to host the cinema at LFEST

LesFlicks to host the cinema at LFEST

We're delighted to announce that LesFlicks will be curating to hosting the cinema at LFEST in 2019! The cinema returns following a year off and will be the first time it has popped up in the current location in Llandudno, Wales. It will also be having an upgrade and...

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Time & Again review

Time & Again review

Time & Again Drama, 28 min Eleanor and Isabelle meet again, sixty years after their relationship break up...   A love story that lasted a life time Rachel Dax writes and directs this masterpiece of our time. Time and Again is a story of two former lovers,...

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90s series Tales of the City to return on Netflix

90s series Tales of the City to return on Netflix

Netflix has announced Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City as a Working Title Television and NBCUniversal International studios production for Netflix. For those of you over 30, Tales of the City may ring a bell. For those of you who are younger, you're probably...

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Panel discussion on LGBTQ+ representation on screen

Panel discussion on LGBTQ+ representation on screen

A panel discussion took place at the Genesis Cinema in London as part of the Independent Film Festival on Sunday 7 April 2019. Watch below to see the first 30 minutes of the panel discussion. Panel host: Helen OakleighPanel participants (from left to right in the...

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Pioneering Bollywood lesbian romance released in India

Pioneering Bollywood lesbian romance released in India

A pioneering new Bollywood film, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga (Ek Ladki), the debut film of the writer-director Shelly Chopra Dhar. which opened in India, and is thought to be the first mainstream film to show an Indian family coming to terms with their daughter...

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Fragments Festival – now accepting submissions

Fragments Festival – now accepting submissions

Created by the team at London’s award-winning, independent Genesis Cinema, the first edition of Fragments Festival is coming to London’s East End this June 7th to 15th. As a London-based festival, it is vital for them to express solidarity and unity within the film...

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When Abbie Met Emmy review

When Abbie Met Emmy review

When Abbie Met Emmy Silent Romantic Comedy, 10 min 14 sec When an offbeat young woman encounters her perfect match in a movie theatre, she must summon the courage to win her dream girl’s heart.  Showcasing the power of cinema in uniting strangers WHEN ABBIE MET...

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The Ground Beneath My Feet review

The Ground Beneath My Feet review

The Ground Beneath My Feet Drama, 1 h 48 min Not yet 30, Lola controls her personal life with the same ruthless efficiency she uses to optimize profits in her job as a high-powered business consultant. No one knows about her older sister Conny or her family's history...

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