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How to Fold a Fitted Sheet Review

How to Fold a Fitted Sheet Review

How To Fold a Fitted Sheet Comedy, 8 min 46 sec Bellamy’s having a bad day. Watch her make it worse   If you’ve ever spent time on hold with a customer service agent (who hasn’t!) you’ll appreciate the finely observed comic and romantic meanderings Normally I...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Turning review

Turning review

Turning Animation, mental health, 1 min 51 sec Voices in a crowd stir violent emotions and microaggressions bring up past traumas. Then a turning shifts the emotional landscape…   animation meets poetry to inspire change in a challenging world TURNING is a short...

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Children Alike review

Children Alike review

Children Alike Comedy, 5 min Johannes introduces his new girlfriend Wilma to his sister Hanna. However, Wilma and Hanna are everything but strangers.  What happens when a brother and sister both like the same girl? CHILDREN ALIKE is a short film from writer and...

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The Half Wall review

The Half Wall review

The Half Wall Comedy, Short, 7 min When the topic of renovation comes up, a gay couple find themselves in a heated and deeply serious discussion over something stupid as a bathroom wall.   An interesting perspective on how you visualise what your partner is...

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J.T. LeRoy review

J.T. LeRoy review

Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy (aka J.T. LeRoy) Biography, Drama, 1 h 48 min A young woman named Savannah Knoop spends six years pretending to be the celebrated author JT LeRoy, the made-up literary persona of her sister-in-law.   Exploring the blurred lines between...

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Jas review

Jas review

Jas Drama, 12 min Jas is the story of a young, English-Iranian girl, and her unlikely meeting with a racist war veteran. It is a story of the desire to escape, and the impossibility of escaping oneself.   Finding yourself and your place in life isn't always easy...

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2 in the Bush: A Love Story review

2 in the Bush: A Love Story review

Two in the Bush: A Love Story Comedy, Drama, Polyamory, 1 h 37 min TWO IN THE BUSH is an unconventional romantic comedy about dungeons, a fish named Archimedes, and the many forms that love takes.     This may just be the first bi-poly sex dungeon rom-com...

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They Found Her in a Field review

They Found Her in a Field review

They Found Her in a Field Drama, 6 min Haunted by the death of her classmate and first love, Martha returns, ten years on, to their old meeting place. But as the memories of their relationship come flooding back, she must confront the tragic mystery that put an end to...

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Monica – Loose on a Cruise review

Monica – Loose on a Cruise review

Monica Loose on a Cruise Documentary, 13 mins Monica takes the trip of a lifetime with younger friends Jai and Lyla. Random encounters and reflections on life, love and lesbians under the Caribbean sun.    Monica charms the birds from the trees in her epic...

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Snapshots review

Snapshots review

Snapshots Drama, 1 h 35 m Let me teach you to be bold    Sometimes the past catches up to us and sets us free Based on a true story, this film looks at the relationships between three generations of a family as they spend a weekend together at the...

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Call Her Ganda review

Call Her Ganda review

Call Her Ganda Documentary, 1 h 33 min How One Life Galvanized a Nation     A powerful, moving insight of a mother’s, friend’s and nations loss Call Her Ganda is a documentary by PJ Raval about Jennifer Laude, a Filipino transwoman who is found brutally...

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Night Comes On review

Night Comes On review

 Night Comes On Drama, 1 h 26 min Angel LaMere is released from juvenile detention on the eve of her 18th birthday. Haunted by her past, she embarks on a journey with her 10 year-old sister that could destroy their future.   Revenge doesn't always lead you where...

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Treacle review

Treacle review

Treacle Comedy, 18 mins When friends Jessie and Belle go away for the weekend and drunkenly hook up, what seems like an awkward slip up to a firmly heterosexual Jessie is in fact an incredible betrayal to bisexual Belle.    a bisexual girl's relationship...

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Maybe Today review

Maybe Today review

Maybe Today Drama, 3 mins The lines between reality and fantasy become blurred, when a woman who has feelings for her best friend imagines what their relationship could be if she acted on them.   An inspiring tale or what you can achieve if you put yourself out...

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Little Miss Westie review

Little Miss Westie review

Little Miss Westie Documentary Documentary, 1 h 15 m Facing the judges wearing her brother’s hand-me-downs     Meet the McCarthys, a truly open and inspiring American family Little Miss Westie is a documentary from Joy E Reed and Dan Hunt following siblings...

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The Date review

The Date review

The Date Romantic comedy, 15 m After swiping right, Lizzy and Olivia hit it off almost immediately but there’s still one thing left to do…meet.    A clever insight into the challenges of dating in the lesbian and bisexual community The Date is a short film...

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First Day review

First Day review

First Day Live Action Narrative Fiction, 17m 42s It’s Hannah’s first day of high school and the first day she’ll present at school as female.    Inspiring the next generation to be confident and happy as whoever they may be First Day is written and directed...

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Tell it to the Bees review

Tell it to the Bees review

Tell it to the BeesDrama, Romance, Adaptation 1 h 46 m In 1950s small town Britain, a doctor develops a relationship with her young patient's mother.     a bee-eautful story of how love can give you strength in the toughest of times Tell it to the Bees is a...

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Fear of Water review

Fear of Water review

Fear of Water Drama, Romance, LGBT (1h 40m) Log line: The Summer that changed everything   the decision to fall in love is out of our hands This film follows Eleanor and Alexia; two very different teenage girls who meet each other in North London. They have very...

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