"The movie - the first directed by a 'out' black lesbian in US - follows Cheryl, played by Dunye, an aspiring black lesbian filmmaker working in a video store as she attempts to make a documentary about Faye Richards, better known as the Watermelon Woman: a gay, black 1930s actress whose roles as mammies and housemaids did not do justice to her elusive and complex life. In the process Cheryl experiences an upheaval in her own life"
"Este filme retrata a história verídica de Elisa Sanchez Loriga e Marcela Gracias Ibeas, duas professoras espanholas que se tornaram o primeiro casal gay a contrair matrimónio no país, mais de cem anos antes da sua aprovação em 2005 - a 8 de Junho de 1901 depois de Elisa se disfarçar de homem e inventar uma identidade falsa, assim elas conseguiram enganar o padre"
"In early 90s Montana, orphaned teen Cameron Post is discovered making out with her best friend in the back seat of a car. In an attempt to exorcise her “SSA” (“same-sex attraction”), Cameron is sent by her evangelical aunt to God’s Promise – a religious conversion camp that is supposed to “cure” homosexuality"
[Na rubrica de hoje uma dona de casa aborrecida vive aventuras inesperadas pelas ruas de Nova York; a filha de um bizarro casal de vigaristas descobre a alegria contida numa pilha de pequeninas panquecas e uma imigrante filipina luta para se manter na América]
"Lingua Franca follows an undocumented Filipina trans woman Olivia after she has secured a job as a live-in caregiver for Olga, an elderly Russian woman in Brooklyn. Olivia’s main priority is to secure a green card to stay in America. But when she unexpectedly becomes romantically involved with Olga’s adult grandson, issues around identity, civil rights and immigration threaten her very existence"
Isabel Sandoval foi a primeira mulher transgénero de cor a ter um filme em competição no Festival de Veneza
"Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline “Desperately Seeking Susan” proposes a rendezvous. Roberta goes too, and in a series of events involving amnesia and mistaken identity, steps into Susan’s life"
O guião deste filme esteve no limbo por anos porque quando era apresentado a estúdios apenas mulheres e gays gostavam. Foi inteiramente realizado, escrito e produzido por mulheres
"Two con-artists have spent twenty six years training their only daughter, Old Dolio, to swindle, scam and steal at every opportunity. During a desperate and hastily conceived heist, they charm a stranger into joining them, only to have their entire world turned upside down"
"Eva Khatchadourian,a travel writer, puts her career aside to give birth to Kevin. The relationship between mother and son is difficult from the very first years. Two days before his sixteenth birthday, Kevin does something unforgiveable (...) After the event, Eva grapples with her own feelings of grief and responsibility: how much of what Kevin did was her fault?"
"Alice Lowe is the writer, director and star of Prevenge, a slasher comedy about pregnancy: Ruth is 7 months pregnant and on top of mood swings, nausea and struggling to roll over in bed she now must deal with something far worse. Grief…And a murderous misanthropic foetus telling Ruth to kill those responsible for the death of her partner."
"After the death of her husband, Amelia struggles to discipline her out-of-control six-year-old, Samuel – a son she finds difficult to love. One night Samuel asks Amelia to read him a book he finds on a shelf, called MisterBabadook. Amelia finds the book disturbing, and quickly burns it. However, the story isn’t over as she soon discovers a sinister presence lurking in the house."
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