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REELING: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival

Stella Walsh

Directed by Rob Lucas

USA / 2014 / 14 mins / English


1932 Olympian gold medalist, Stella Walsh, was one of the most celebrated female athletes of her time, until her untimely murder revealed her ambiguous gender.

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  1. Then and Now | A Dyke Delicious Program

    85 mins
    Get ready to see some Super Dykes who led the way with a few rom-coms to save the day! Fan-favorite Reeling alums, director Ryan Logan and writer/star Fawzia Mirza, are back again with THE FIRST SESSION – remember your first couples’ therapy session? Well, this ain’t it. Protests, potlucks, and three-ways are just the "tip of the rice bowl" for five Asian American lesbians in SEX, POLITICS, AND STICKY RICE. And Chicago’s own stand-up star Sapna Kumar writes, produce,s and stars in SAPPHIC PRESS which highlights the very real struggles of owning a feminist academic press facing extinction.

    In This Program: 11 Life Lessons From an Awesome Old Dyke, Beat, The First Session, Moonlight, Nancy From East Side Clover, Sapphic Press, Sex, Politics, and Sticky Rice, Stella Walsh

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