Our 2017 Film Line Up
Sunday films are open to everyone. All other festival film viewings and events are Women’s Safe Space – Women Only
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Films start at 7:00 pm
Doors open at 12:30 pm
Films start at 1:00 pm
Doors open at 1:30 pm
Films start at 2:00 pm
11 Life Lessons From An Awesome Old Dyke
Written, Directed and Produced by Allison Khoury
The trials, tribulations and titillations of a badass named Dorothy.
USA, 2015, 9 Minutes
Lucy and Josephine have been together for a long time. To keep their love intact, they have their own special strategy.
France, 2016, 5 minutes (subtitled)
Director & Writer: Sarah Santamaria-Mertens
At the end of the summer holidays Louise a 20 years old blind girl is stuck with her mother and sister. Lost in a forest she reaches a nudist campsite where an unexpected encounter will shake up her habits
France, 2016, 29 minutes (subtitled)
Below Her Mouth
Director: April Mullen
A bold, uninhibited drama that begins with a passionate weekend affair between two women. Dallas, a roofer and Jasmine, a fashion editor, share a powerful and immediate connection that inevitably derails both of their lives.
Canada, 2016, 94 min
Director: Maura Anderson
A young Oklahoma artist, struggling with a recent death, finds escape in a reckless affair with her brother’s girlfriend.
USA, 2016, 100 minutes
Director: Dana Brawer
Two young women, still recovering from the end of their romantic relationship with each other, unknowingly see the same therapist years later and are forced to come to terms with what happened.
USA, 2016, 10 minutes
Director: Susan Jacobson
Rita is about to kick the bucket, but before she does she’s got one final job to do: drag her granddaughter out of the closet.
UK, 2015, 14 minutes
One night in Paris, I saw those two women dancing a tango. Music by Kovacs
France, 2016, 4 minutes
JOANI: Queen of the Paradiddle
Director & Writer: Tina Gordon
In 1935, at eight years old, Joani Hannan picked up a pair of drumsticks and beat her path in entertainment history. Joani was a pioneering female jazz drummer who traveled the world in the USO and played alongside Marilyn Monroe in “Some Like It Hot.”
USA, 2015, 31 minutes
Director: Amy Adler
Elliot can’t cry and he needs to. He’s recently been dumped by his ex- girlfriend, who has decided she wants to exclusively date “real” men. His mother is descending deeper and deeper into the progression of her Alzheimer’s disease. And the testosterone he takes regularly seems to have made his body forget how to grieve.
USA, 2016, 15 minutes
Director & Writer: Graham Cantwell
The film tells the story of Lily, a girl with a secret, on the cusp of becoming a young woman.
Ireland, 2016, 22 minutes
Director: Charles F Dye
Two secrets tear a 12-year-old girl’s life apart. One she’s never told a soul. The other her entire family’s never told her. Tonight they crash. A powerful coming-of-age film with a shocking ending that challenges us to become our true selves.
USA, 2015, 22 Minutes
Sydney and Cameron are a happily engaged couple looking forward to their big day. There’s one obstacle… Sydney is still married to Lisa and as their home state won’t recognize their marriage, a divorce is impossible!
USA, 2015, 12 Minutes
Director: Rob Lucas
The tragic story of Stella Walsh, the greatest female athlete in the world, her murder, and the gender controversy that followed
USA, 2014, 15 Minutes
Director & Writer: Mayur Katariya
Love prevails, despite our genders and my dementia. As a dementia sufferer drifts in and out of her previous lives, she feels the pain and pleasure of her past and current relationships. Either she has lost touch with the reality or she is closer to the reality than we think.
Australia, 2015, 8 minutes
Tales From Pussy Willow – Parents Chat
Down in Pussy Willow a challenging conversation is happening between two generations.