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Amigas with Benefits | SHORTS!

85 mins

Amigas with Benefits | SHORTS!

Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
Saturday, September 23 4:30 PM Buy Tickets

Description

Latina lesbians in all stages of life experience love and loss in these short films. An unexpected guest crashes the wedding of an elderly couple in AMIGAS WITH BENEFITS while a young woman’s understanding of herself is challenged by a stranger in a bar in ENCUENTRO; The future of a young couple’s relationship hangs the balance in CAFÉ DESUELADO; In UNIFORM lesbian moms butt heads over what to do when their son is sent home from school for wearing a dress; and JEANNE CORDOVA: BUTCHES, LIES, AND FEMINISM pays tribute to one of the founders of the West Coast LGBT movement. Each piece is colored by the excitement of a new beginning, the bitterness of an ending, or hope for a better and brighter future.

In This Program


  1. Amigas with Benefits

    Adelina Anthony / USA / 2017 / 10 mins
    Drama ensues when the wedding of two elderly lesbians is interrupted by an uninvited and unexpected guest.

  2. Awaken Cup

    Pamela Castillo / Peru / 2017 / 9 mins
    A few days before leaving the country, Pia sets up a farewell campsite for her girlfriend without knowing that she plans to establish a distance commitment. A long night and several cups of coffee will make them hesitate about the future of their relationship.

  3. Encuentro

    Florencia Manovil / USA / 2017 / 16 mins
    A regular night out drinking with friends turns into an eye-opening evening when Claudia encounters a captivating stranger who challenges not only her perceptions of Latinxs - but her understanding of herself.

  4. Jeanne Cordova: Butches, Lies, and Feminism

    Gregorio Davila / USA / 2017 / 39 mins
    A tribute to the life of Jeanne Cordova; butch, Latina, feminist lesbian who was one of the founders of the West Coast LGBT movement.

  5. Uniform

    Ellie Foumbi and Michael Niederman / USA / 2017 / 11 mins
    Lesbian moms (played by Jody Christopherson and ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK’s Laura Gómez [Flores]) are at odds with what to do when their 6-year-old son is sent home from school for wearing a dress.


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Amigas with Benefits | SHORTS!

Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
Saturday, September 23 4:30 PM Buy Tickets