The life of Nikki - nerdy and nearly invisible math student - consists entirely of numbers and theories. To combat this, her therapist advises Nikki to enroll in a university sports class to exercise social interaction in a playful way. American football is the only class that‘s not full, she finds herself on the field of the Mermaids. As she struggles through her training sessions, Nikki become friends with her teammate Leo and starts to fancy the stunning quarterback Tina. Leo encourages Nikki to support the team with her tactical talent, but when Nikki suggests new strategies to coach Jessi, she soon realizes that she‘d better keep out of Jessi‘s way.
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A thirty-something well-to-do architect who finds her life turned upside down when she unexpectedly falls in love with the free-spirited Frida. The two women meet at an engagement party in the country — Frida’s mother is about to marry Mia’s father — and discover an instant attraction that immediately calls into question Mia’s engagement to her longtime boyfriend Tim. Notable for its sumptuous and sensual love scenes, Kiss Me deftly portrays the ecstasy of true undeniable lesbian love entwined with the angst of coming out.
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Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon were partners in love and political struggle for over fifty years. With incisive interviews, rare archival images and warmhearted humor, No Secret Anymore reveals their inspiring public work, as well as their charming private relationship. It is a delightful way to meet these legendary lesbians, known as the founders of the modern lesbian civil rights movement. When they courageously launched the Daughters of Bilitis in 1955, it became the first public organization for lesbians in America. This documentary follows Martin and Lyon's story through half a century, tracing the emergence of lesbians from the fear of discovery to an expectation of equality.
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Riot Acts is a ‘trans-fabulous’ rockumentary representing the multi-faceted lives of transgender and gender variant musicians. A first-hand perspective of the intersections between gender performance and stage performance, Riot Acts suggests that identities and bodies are undeniably political, and the journey within a trans experience isn't always one of tragedy, but one of creativity and joy.
Director: Madsen Minax
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Based on recently discovered archive material, this first-ever documentary about Annemarie Schwarzenbach is the portrait of a woman from one of the biggest fortunes of Zurich - a family with open inclinations towards the Nazi order.
A writer, journalist, and photographer, Schwarzenbach travelled the world denouncing European fascism and the exploitation of American workers. A complex woman, she lead an unending quest for identity, struggled with drug addiction, and lived a bohemian life in Berlin in the twenties and thirties. Filmmaker Carole Bonstein reveals the fascinating story of a lesbian political radical, a romantic deceiver and an adverturer who rejected her prescribed role in life.
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two girls and their lust for love: a sexy and desperate story.
This short film is about an alternate universe where homosexuality is the social norm.
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