HERE COMES THE GIRLS, the go-to place for the best and latest lesbian short films, is back! Hosting nine award-winning short films from Sundance to Frameline to Outfest and many more celebrated film festivals, this collection comes packed with a rich variety of shorts that will either have you laughing till you cry, weeping with joy or warming to a bittersweet tale.
PUBLIC RELATIONS – Dir. Gianna Sobol (USA) 17mins
Sienna Farall (TRUE BLOOD) Summer Bishil (THE LAST AIRBENDER), star in this hilarious short film about a miserable Hollywood assistant who finds romance when her sexy New York counterpart arrives in town. A funny, fresh take on growing up – and getting laid!
TROPHY – Dir. Karla DiBenedetto (USA) 10mins
A teenager’s routine visit to her father’s vacation home turns steamy when she finds herself unexpectedly attracted to her father’s fiancée.
BIRTHDAY – Dir. Jenifer Malmqvist (Sweden) 18mins
Sara prepares a surprise for her wife Katarina’s birthday with the help of their daughter Johanna and their friend Fredrik. But on this early summer day, Katarina has something to tell her that will change their lives forever.
LOOKING FOR – Dir. Michelle Pollino (USA) 24mins
Tracy Lawrence has returned to the dating scene after a long absence. So, what does she do when love desperation arises? Why, she utilises a match making service that guarantees results! Or does it?
LUCHA – Dir. Maria Breaux (USA) 15mins
Set in 1982 against the backdrop of the insurgency in El Salvador, LUCHA traces the plight of two women in love whose only respite from the battles raging against their oppressive government is the solace found in each other’s arms.
MOSA – Dir. Ana Moreno (UK) 15mins
MOSA explores a young woman’s internal struggle after being the victim of a hate crime rape in South Africa. Now in London, Mosa takes advantage of new opportunities to start a new life, but after feeling objectified once again, she breaks through and finally decides to live on her own terms.
ORGANISM – Dir. Nina Reyes Rosenberg (US) 13mins
The story of the on / off relationship of high school lovers Carmen and Jen. Sometimes surreal but always sexy, this short film places the spotlight on relationship blues in a palette of dayglo pink and blood red.
FRESH AIR THERAPY – Dir. Christoph Scheerman (Germany) 5mins
A couple of bickering women go to see their therapist to iron out their various squabbles. He has plans to bring them back together with a crafty gadget, but little does he know that a certain bad habit of one of the women will also come into play.
I AM JIN YOUNG – Dir. Lee Sung-eun (Korea) 19mins
A cute and comic film about first love and sexual identity. Schoolgirl Jin’s Young’s mother brings home another woman and our model student finds herself coming to terms with growing up, a major crush on her mum’s girlfriend and puberty.