Lesflicks is excited to celebrate Lesbian Visibility Week, a week full of events focusing on lesbian representation on media and supporting womxn in the community, set to take place online between April 26th – May 2nd, starting on Lesbian Day of Visibility and culminating which finishes with a live Q&A with Denise Marsa to celebrate the release of The Pass, a musical autobiographical about her story in the music industry.

HOW DOES LESFLICKS CELEBRATE LESBIAN VISIBILITY WEEK?

Read on to find out what we have planned for Monday 26 April, Thursday 29 April, Friday 30 April, Saturday 1 May and Sunday 2 May – 1 week, 5 events!

Monday, April 26th

A Live Q&A with Rachel Dax, a writer & filmmaker based in Cardiff. Her award winning film Time & Again starring Dame Sian Phillips and Brigit Forsyth is available on Lesflicks VOD.

Thursday, April 29th

A Live Q&A with Jillian Armenante, an American TV and Film actress known for playing the role of Donna Kozlowski on the TV show Judging Amy, guest appearance on Grey’s Anatomy and Kittens in a Cage (queer musical web-series, is now available on Lesflicks VOD).

Friday, April 30th

WLW Film Industry Networking Event, a virtual networking event for all creators of WLW stories. Allowing women to come together and share experiences, challenges, barriers and to give feedback to help Lesflicks to build the best resources possible to support. Lesflicks will be launching new industry databases to further support lesbian & bisexual film and filmmakers which will be showcased at this event. Plus there will be information about a new plan to finance future lesbian series (and later on, films).

Are you a director, producer, screenwriter, actor or crew interesting in making films and series with wlw storylines? Get your ticket to this event today: https://www.lesflicks.com/event/wlw-networking-event-30042021

Saturday, May 1st – Sunday, May 2nd

A 24-hour Lesflicks Extravaganza, a safe space for womxn to come together and share their love of film and each other! 1 space; multiple rooms; fully accessible and open 24 hours!

We are putting on over 12 activities across 8 rooms! Across 24 hours we will be hosting bingo, quizzes, scavenger hunts, networking, a singles room, watch parties, fandom meets and more!

WHAT TO EXPECT!

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🕘SAT 9pm

👋MEET THE VOLUNTEERS BEHIND LESFLICKS
Lesflicks is independent, lesbian-owned and run by a fantastic team of volunteers. Find out more about the talented women behind Lesflicks, and find out what opportunities Lesflicks offers to learn new skills, find new friends, be part of a community and to create positive change when it comes to representation and the visibility of wlw stories in film and TV.

🕙SAT 10pm

💬 Networking – meet filmmakers and find out more about lesbian film

🕚SAT 11pm

🥰Fandom Hangout

Lena is hosting this room where we encourage existing fandoms to share the reasons they are huge fans of their shows and why their fandom is important to them. You never know, you might find a new fandom, or introduce some new women to your favourite fandom! We can’t wait to hear from you all as we know fandoms are essential in the awareness of positive representation on screen in film and TV.

🕛SAT midnight

🔍Scavenger Hunt

Join Molly on this fun hunt. You’ll be set challenges to find items from various lesbian films. See how many you can get and if you can find them first. There will be prizes as well as the obvious fun and chaos that goes with any scavenger hunt.

🕐SUN 1am

🎞️Film Screening: Forever Not Maybe
This debut feature from up and coming director, Christie Conochalla sees two women fight for what makes them happiest, they just can’t exactly distinguish if it’s each other or their careers. They only have time for one but they try to have it all. Forever Not Maybe offers fantastic representation of career-driven women, the challenges they come up against in wider society, and how long distance love can add both pleasure and pain.

🕒SUN 3am

🙋🏻‍♀️BINGO
Love bingo? You’ll love this. Our CEO and Founder is an expert when it comes to the stories on LesflicksVOD. In this digital bingo game, not only can you win prizes for a line, corners and full house – but you’ll also learn fun facts about the films as they get called out. See how many you have heard of and create a watch list whilst also having fun!

🕓SUN 4am

📝BIG GAY MOVIE QUIZ
If you love a good quiz, then you will love this! We’re putting together 5 quick fire rounds including a picture round and a ultimate fan round. There will be prizes for the winners. Come as a team of 4, or as an individual and we’ll pair you up with 3 new friends!  

🕗SUN 8am

👋MEET THE VOLUNTEERS BEHIND LESFLICKS
Lesflicks is independent, lesbian-owned and run by a fantastic team of volunteers. Find out more about the talented women behind Lesflicks, and find out what opportunities Lesflicks offers to learn new skills, find new friends, be part of a community and to create positive change when it comes to representation and the visibility of wlw stories in film and TV.

🕘SUN 9am

🎥 Film Screening: AESOP
AESOP is an award winning, indie film festival favorite, set in an alternative universe, where a world dominating company, AESOP, has developed a pill that ends the aging process. This means that people will not age nor die of old age. Unfortunately, there is only enough for 88% of the population, so they must decide who gets it and who doesn’t. Ruth works at AESOP, helping decide who gets the pill and who doesn’t. She meets and falls in love with Marie, and eventually learns that Marie will not be eligible for the pill. The two must then make the most difficult decisions of their lives.

🕛SUN 12pm

🔍Scavenger Hunt
Join Molly on this fun hunt. You’ll be set challenges to find items from various lesbian films. See how many you can get and if you can find them first. There will be prizes as well as the obvious fun and chaos that goes with any scavenger hunt.

🕑SUN 2pm

🥰Fandom Hangout
Lena is hosting this room where we encourage existing fandoms to share the reasons they are huge fans of their shows and why their fandom is important to them. You never know, you might find a new fandom, or introduce some new women to your favourite fandom! We can’t wait to hear from you all as we know fandoms are essential in the awareness of positive representation on screen in film and TV.

🕒SUN 3pm

🙋🏻‍♀️BINGO
Love bingo? You’ll love this. Our CEO and Founder is an expert when it comes to the stories on LesflicksVOD. In this digital bingo game, not only can you win prizes for a line, corners and full house – but you’ll also learn fun facts about the films as they get called out. See how many you have heard of and create a watch list whilst also having fun!

🕓SUN 4pm

📝BIG GAY MOVIE QUIZ
If you love a good quiz, then you will love this! We’re putting together 5 quick fire rounds including a picture round and a ultimate fan round. There will be prizes for the winners. Come as a team of 4, or as an individual and we’ll pair you up with 3 new friends!

🕔SUN 5pm

👋MEET THE VOLUNTEERS BEHIND LESFLICKS
Lesflicks is independent, lesbian-owned and run by a fantastic team of volunteers. Find out more about the talented women behind Lesflicks, and find out what opportunities Lesflicks offers to learn new skills, find new friends, be part of a community and to create positive change when it comes to representation and the visibility of wlw stories in film and TV.

🕕SUN 6pm

💬 Networking – meet filmmakers and find out more about lesbian film

🕖SUN 7pm

🎬Film Screening: The Pass – PREMIERE RELEASE ON LESFLICKSVOD!
‘The Pass’ is a compelling series of autobiographical vignettes incorporating songs and stories penned and performed by Denise Marsa, featuring Tracy Stark on piano and supporting vocals. Travel with Denise as she recounts her career towards the end of the 70s, through the highly volatile and emotional 80’s, continuing on through the start of the tech-driven 90s and on into the 21st century. Discover Denise the artist, explorer, innovator, raconteur and entrepreneur. She is a woman drenched in passion and tenacity; unwilling to play the game by any rules but her own. Marsa lays her soul bare as she weaves us through her struggles and accomplishments in the music industry.

🌈 OTHER ROOMS AVAILABLE TO DROP IN AND OUT OF AS YOU PLEASE

🕘SAT 9pm – 🕓SUN 4am

🎧 Music Room – Lesbian Film Soundtracks

🎼Music Room – Lesbian Musicians

🕘SAT 9pm – 🕓SUN 9pm

👩‍❤️‍👩 Singles room

👩🏻‍💻 Hangout room

📽 Film Trailers

Register your place here: https://www.lesflicks.com/event/lesflicks-extravaganza-1may2021/

Sunday, May 2nd

A Live Q&A with Denise Marsa, an award-winning singer, songwriter and producer, a hit singer for “Lucky Stars”. To celebrate the release of THE PASS on Lesflicks VOD, a musical autobiographical about Denise’s journey in the music industry from the end of the 70’s.

 

ALL THE Q&As WILL BE LIVE ON THE LESFLICKS VOD PLATFORM, YOUTUBE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK AND TWITCH