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Looking for Cheyenne
rating:2.5

Looking for Cheyenne

2007Runtime:0 minutes
Sonia (Aurelia Petit) drifts from one affair to another, but the object of her affection has always been Cheyenne (Mila Dekker), who has dropped out of society to live a nomadic lifestyle. Desperate to find her, Sonia combs the countryside looking for her lost love. Unfortunately for the star-crossed pair, fate conspires to keep them apart. Malik Zidi and Guilaine Londez co-star in Valerie Minetto's fantasy-infused romance.

Directed by:

  • Valerie Minetto
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Girl Seeks Girl
    rating:2.5

    Girl Seeks Girl

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Culled from a Web-based series, this saucy Spanish soap follows the romantic entanglements of lesbian bartender Nines (Celia Freijeiro) and her circle of friends as they try to unravel the mysteries of same-sex love and lust. Torn between needy Monica (Cristina Pons) and Monica's supposedly straight roommate, Carmen (Sandra Collantes), Nines also contends with advances from high-spirited actress Ana (Almudena Gallego).

    Directed by:

  • Sonia Sebastian
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    29th & Gay
    rating:2.5

    29th & Gay

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    As he approaches the dreaded age of 30, James Sanchez (James Vasquez) -- an out-of-work actor with thinning hair, a growing stack of bills and, worst of all, no boyfriend -- is beginning to believe that life has passed him by. This engaging indie comedy chronicles a year in the life of the perpetual odd-man-out as he tries to find his niche with help from his two best friends, Roxy (Nicole Marcks) and Brandon (David McBean).

    Directed by:

  • Carrie Preston
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    She Likes Girls 4: Tomboys & Tough Girls
    rating:2.5

    She Likes Girls 4: Tomboys & Tough Girls

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    From awkward hilarity to heartwarming drama, this installment of the popular She Likes Girls series features a collection of short films that run the gamut of the lesbian experience. Entries include Claudia Morgado Escanilla's "No Bikini," about a young girl who decides to ditch her bikini top at swim camp and pass herself off as a boy, and Marcus Richardt's "Mars," about an unlikely romance between a gangster and a photographer.

    Directed by:

  • Pat Mills
  • Melanie McGraw
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Camrin Pitts
  • Carrie Schrader
  • Tricia Cooke
  • Marcus Richardt
  • Sarah Howard
  • Monica Palazzo
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Call to Witness
    rating:2.5

    Call to Witness

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Offering insight into the current struggles over sexuality within organized religion, Pam Walton's groundbreaking documentary tells the stories of three openly gay and lesbian Midwestern Lutheran pastors who have taken a stand against their own church. The film clearly and skillfully outlines the contradictions within a church that supposedly welcomes lesbians and gay men -- but at the same time condemns them.

    Directed by:

  • Pam Walton
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Girls' View
    rating:2.4

    Girls' View

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    In this collection of poignant and amusing award-winning shorts, diverse views of lesbian life expose the angst and joy of teen love, mother-daughter relationships, being different, monogamy and unrequited love. The films include "Sugared Peas" by Isabella Chan, "Open Studio" by Barbara Ryerson, "Unspoken" by Fei-Fei Wang and the comedies "Open" by Teale Failla and "Different" by Tyrrell Shaffner, starring Ben Hogestyn and Emily Brooke Hands.

    Directed by:

  • Tyrrell Shaffner
  • Isabella Chan
  • Barbara Ryerson
  • Teale Failla
  • Fei-Fei Wang
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    And Then Came Lola
    rating:2.4

    And Then Came Lola

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    With a nod to the German hit Run Lola Run, this romantic comedy follows its own Lola (Ashleigh Sumner), a talented but scatterbrained photographer, as she attempts to make it to a key meeting on time. Three potential scenarios play out as Lola races against the clock. Both her job and her romance with fellow photographer Casey (Jill Bennett) rest on her ability to avoid distraction and demonstrate her responsibility. Cathy DeBuono co-stars.

    Directed by:

  • Ellen Seidler
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Bump! Western America
    rating:2.4

    Bump! Western America

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Join hosts Charlie David and Shannon McDonough as they lead viewers on an exciting exploration of Western America and help gay tourists locate the region's best gay- and lesbian-friendly destinations. Highlights include Charlie's introduction to Telluride, Colo., during the fifth annual Gay Ski Week, Shannon's meet-up with Denver's unofficial gay mayor and a rejuvenating journey to a luxurious health spa in Santa Fe, N.M.

    Directed by:

  • Rowan Nielson
  • Michelle Mama
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Stray Cats
    rating:2.4

    Stray Cats

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Best friends and hopeless romantics Boyet (Ricky Davao) and Martha (Irma Adlawan) cope with difficult relationships in this comic drama from the Philippines that highlights the special bond between gay men and straight women. As Boyet tries to tame his confusing boyfriend, Dom (Lauren Novero), who sometimes says he's straight, Martha deals with the frustrations of her long-standing relationship with Steve (Reggie Curley).

    Directed by:

  • Ellen Ongkeko-Marfil
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Bandaged
    rating:2.4

    Bandaged

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    On the cusp of her 18th birthday, Lucille (Janna Lisa Dombrowsky) attempts suicide to escape her domineering surgeon father, Arthur (Hans Piesbergen). With Lucille left burned and disfigured, Arthur works to reconstruct his daughter's face in the image of his late wife. But what he hasn't counted on are Lucille's passionate romantic feelings for the nurse (Susanne Sachsse) hired to care for her. Martine Erhel co-stars in this acclaimed thriller.

    Directed by:

  • Maria Beatty
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Love Reinvented
    rating:2.4

    Love Reinvented

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Twelve talented new filmmakers bring to life these fresh stories with unique points of view about gay men and lesbian women seeking love and connection under the specter of AIDS. The miniseries paints a rich portrait of life tightly embraced.

    Directed by:

  • Anne Fontaine
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel
    rating:2.4

    Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    In 1970s Atlanta, a diminutive gay man tries to find succor from the small-town religion that filled him with self-loathing. He meets Miss Make-Do, who teaches him the fun of reckless behavior and emotional management via getting higher than a kite. The film stars Leslie Jordan (who also wrote the screenplay) and features a host of cameos from John Ritter, Marilu Henner, Kathy Kinney and others. Julia Jay Pierrepont III directs.

    Directed by:

  • Julia Jay Pierrepont III
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Lesbian Nation
    rating:2.4

    Lesbian Nation

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    This anthology of five daring short films explores life as a lesbian in modern times, including a look at a college woman's repeatedly thwarted efforts to explain her orientation to her family in Mitch McCabe's "Playing the Part." Other films include Ela Troyano's "Carmelita Tropicana," Jane Schneider's "Jumping the Gun," Barbara Heller's "Little Women in Transit" and Marc Mauceri's documentary about lesbian film directors, "Lavender Limelight."

    Directed by:

  • Ela Troyano
  • Jane Schneider
  • Marc Mauceri
  • Barbara Heller
  • Mitch McCabe
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    A Woman's a Helluva Thing
    rating:2.4

    A Woman's a Helluva Thing

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    When his estranged mother dies, womanizing magazine publisher Houston Blackett (Angus MacFayden) makes a surprise appearance at her funeral. There, he runs into his ex, Zane Douglas (Penelope Ann Miller), and discovers that his mother and Zane were lovers. Now, Zane is set to inherit everything Houston thinks is rightfully his. But with the help of his back-stabbing stepmother (Ann-Margret), he's determined to fight for his right to the money.

    Directed by:

  • Karen Leigh Hopkins
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    She Likes Girls 3
    rating:2.4

    She Likes Girls 3

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    The sexy lesbian-vampire short "Twilight" leads this collection of eight fantastic shorts from an eclectic group of leading lesbian talents. In this installment of the venerable "She Like Girls" series, directors include the Tina Scorzafava, maker of the acclaimed short, "Gillery's Little Secret"; Guinevere Turner, writer of Go Fish and "The L Word"; as well as Julie Goldman of the "Big Gay Sketch Show."

    Directed by:

  • Guinevere Turner
  • Julie Goldman
  • Tina Scorzafava
  • Cassandra Nicolaou
  • Erin Greenwell
  • Roberta Marie Munroe
  • Christy Wegener
  • Lauren Wolkstein
  • Kami Chisholm
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Cynara: Poetry in Motion
    rating:2.4

    Cynara: Poetry in Motion

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    Directed by Nicole Conn (Claire of the Moon), this elegant romance set in the 1880s follows Byron and Cynara, two women whose chance meeting in an English seaside village turns into a passionate love affair. At a time when lesbian relationships are hardly the norm, Cynara (Johanna Nemeth) and Byron (Melissa Hellman) find an undeniable chemistry between them as their unassuming friendship evolves into an erotic courtship.

    Directed by:

  • Nicole Conn
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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