Older Women

Before Stonewall

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: Focuses on the lives of U.S. gays and lesbians prior to the June 1969 riots at the Stonewall Inn in New York City.

companions-tales-from-the-closet

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: Interviews with older Swedish and Swedish immigrant lesbians who talk about what it was like when they were young.

Edie and Thea: A Very Long Engagement

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: Inspiring true story of lesbian love and long-term commitment.

forbidden-love-the-unashamed-stories-of-lesbian-lives

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: Covers the lives of lesbians in Vancouver, Toronto and Quebec in the 1940s, 50s and 60s.

Hannah Free

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: A story about living and loving and letting go. Stars Sharon Gless.

intimates

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Major lesbian content
Short Take: A woman and her maid fall in love in 1940s China. Separated by war, they reunite fifty years later.

kinsey

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Minor lesbian content
Short Take: Biography of Dr Alfred Kinsey, whose studies of human sexuality were groundbreaking in bringing gay and lesbian issues into the mainstream.

lesbian-grandmothers-from-mars

Our Rating: ★★★☆☆
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: Two lesbian grandmothers bicycle 3800 miles across the US to raise awareness about marriage rights for gays and lesbians.

Mom's Apple Pie: The Heart of the Lesbian Mothers Custody Movement

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: A time when lesbians were not considered fit mothers

nitrate-kisses

Our Rating: ★★★☆☆
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: Depicts real lesbian and gay lives in an effort to save our histories, especially contributing to a history of lesbian and gay eroticism.