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Your search by 'Butch / Femme Issues' identified 13 films


  • 11 Life Lessons from an Awesome Old Dyke

    11 Life Lessons from an Awesome Old Dyke

    USA , 2015 , 8 min. Dorothy, a tough-as-nails butch who kicked ass and took names (including the names of a few lovers) gives an abridged history lesson and offers up a perspective only possible with a PhD from the School of Life.... Read more
  • 50%

    50%

    USA , 2015 , 4 min. This quirky, campy autobiographical short explores intersectionality and identity with the lighthearted confidence of being true to oneself.... Read more
  • ABSENCE: No Fats, No Femmes, No Asians

    ABSENCE: No Fats, No Femmes, No Asians

    USA , 2014 , 7 min. An experimental documentary contemplating race/racism, queerness, fat, femininity, and belonging, ABSENCE is a fiercely honest quest—for community, for visibility, for that queer fat API femme utopia.... Read more
  • Dyke Central Episodes 6-10

    Dyke Central Episodes 6-10

    USA , 2015 , 105 min. From new tensions in old friendships to sex scenes that will make you gasp and bite your lower lip, this Oakland webseries gives you everything you want—and everything you didn’t realize you craved until you watched this show.... Read more
  • Female Masculinity Appreciation Society

    Female Masculinity Appreciation Society

    UK , 2014 , 11 min. Follow Cookie and Foxy Ven in their quest to reach the arm-wrestling finals, discover the reason behind Rubyyy’s ginger moustache, and judge for yourself the standards in Dapper wear.... Read more
  • Ma/ddy

    Ma/ddy

    USA , 2014 , 11 min. A grieving genderqueer widow overcomes obstacles to create the family she’s always dreamed of.... Read more
  • Nancy from East Side Clover

    Nancy from East Side Clover

    USA , 2014 , 9 min. Growing up poor, Chicana, a woman, and a lesbian in mid-20th century East L.A., Nancy Valverde’s life was a constant uphill battle. Now at age 83, Nancy’s defiance and resilience to maintain her identity as a Chicana butch lesbian has garnered her legendary status in the L.A. queer community.... Read more
  • The Royal Road

    The Royal Road

    USA , 2015 , 65 min. A road movie like no other, Jenni Olson’s cinematic essay is part memoir, part history lesson, part travelogue—and entirely original. Confessional narration about butch identity and long-distance longing is layered over mesmerizing 16mm images of California landscapes in this engrossing meditation on memory and nostalgia.... Read more
  • The Same Difference

    The Same Difference

    USA , 2014 , 67 min. Self-identified studs Felicia “Snoop” Pearson (The Wire), AzMarie Livingston (Empire), and many others discuss hypocrisy in terms of gender roles and performative expectations within the Stud/Aggressive community. From stud-on-stud relationships to dressing femme for pay, no topic is left untouched.... Read more
  • Siren

    Siren

    UK , 2014 , 22 min. Elizabeth, a perfect English rose, falls for Sirena, a sensuous Spanish visitor, but Elizabeth’s on-again, off-again relationship with Tom complicates her new romance in this lusciously risqué look at the nature of desire and the drama of self-discovery.... Read more
  • Stevie

    Stevie

    USA , 2014 , 18 min. Stevie, a small-town tomboy, experiences romance for the first time when an attractive brother and sister move in nearby. Stevie’s mixed feelings of attraction take her by surprise after they all spend a night out together.... Read more
  • True Wheel

    True Wheel

    Germany , 2014 , 9 min. Fender Bender, a women/trans/queer bike workshop collective, assembles the first bike-sharing program of Detroit and builds community one bike at a time.... Read more
  • Visible Silence

    Visible Silence

    USA , 2015 , 42 min. A delicate but probing look at “tom” and “dee” lesbians in Thailand, as they confront expectations to conform to a rigidly gender-assigned society. Silent but visible within it, they speak to us from a rich variety of experience.... Read more