Category: Lesbian Films

Desert Hearts (1985) lesbian movie

It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She’s unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly drawn...

Lianna (1983) lesbian movie

This film is a lesbian-themed romance, a sapphic drama written and directed by John Sayles. Lianna and her husband Dick have been married for a few years but the marriage isn’t a happy one,...

Another Way (1982) lesbian film

Another Way is a lesbian-themed drama directed by Károly Makk. The film is set in another eastern European country dealing with its own revolution: Hungary immediately after the failed 1956 uprising against communism. The film details...

Personal Best (1982) lesbian movie

Personal Best is centered on a group of women trying to qualify for the American track-and-field team bound for the 1980 Olympic Games. Despite their commitment to their training regimen, their dreams are thwarted...

Je, tu, il, elle (1974) lesbian film

Je, tu, il, elle (“I, You, He, She” in english) is a Franco-Belgian drama written and directed by Chantal Akerman. The film is considered as an avant-gardist fragment and is mainly aimed at people with a...

The Children’s Hour (1961)

The Children’s Hour is a drama written by John Michael Hayes and directed by William Wyler as a remake of These Three (1936). The film is an adaptation of Lillian Hellman’s eponym play published in...

Olivia (1951) lesbian movie

Olivia, also known as The Pit of Loneliness, is a 1951 French film directed by Jacqueline Audry, and based on the 1950 semi-autobiographical novel by Dorothy Bussy. It has been called a “landmark of...

Mädchen in Uniform (1931) lesbian movie

Mädchen in Uniform (Girls in Uniform) is a 1931 German lesbian-themed feature-length film based on the play Gestern und heute (Then and Now, lit. Yesterday and Today) by Christa Winsloe and directed by Leontine...