She Likes Girls
| Our Rating:
L Factor: Lesbian Films/Gender Bender
Short Take: Collection of lesbian short films.
Duration: 102 min
MPAA: Not Rated
|Director: Meredyth Wilson
Starring: Ruth Baldwin, Rebecca Kenyon, Lalanya Masters, Caryn Ward, Kestrin Pantera, Caroline Macey, Stephanie Szostak, Alexie Gilmore
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This collection of lesbian short films opens with The Piper, the story of Amy (Ruth Baldwin), who finds both love and a solution to her cockroach problem with the arrival of the legendary pied piper (Rebecca Kenyon), a very sexy woman in this fairytale. In The Uninvited, a nosy neighbor gets a taste of her own medicine.
Sarang Song takes place in 1972 Los Angeles, and the film was the 2005 Showtime Black Filmmaker Showcase Grand Prize Winner. Simone (Lalanya Masters) and Nessa (Caryn Ward) are an African-American couple embroiled in activism against police brutality and harassment. Simone seems to put the movement before their relationship. Can she hold on to Nessa?
This Boy is actually Kit, a young girl with a serious crush on her classmate Holly in the 1960s. She dresses like a boy and breaks into Holly’s house, with disastrous consequences, although she makes a positive impression on her crush.
Shugar Shank is a tale of teen angst, as Matt (Kestrin Pantera) longs for bandmate Robin (Caroline Macey), who may have eyes for their male lead singer instead. Matt pours her heart into her music to cope.
And finally, sexy film festival favorite Cosa Bella. College roommates Delphine (Stephanie Szostak) and Bella (Alexie Gilmore) seem to have been in love for years, although Bella has moved on to become a successful interior designer in New York City. When they get together again, will Delphine finally choose a life with Bella? (AB)