En vrac (4) – the gayest things we’ve seen this week
A list of lesbian-themed short films, music video and upcoming webseries we’ve bookmarked after a good old rummage through the gay side of YouTube.
Maybe Today is a lesbian short film created by Sarah Rotella and shared by UnsolicitedProject. Imagining getting the girl is the easy part… but acting on your thoughts is the real deal. The film star Gillian Wetherald, Erica Hill and Cheyenne Catchpole. It was directed by Sarah Rotella. UnsolicitedProject is a scripted comedy channel for gay women, by gay women.
Vénus is an upcoming french webseries that follows a young woman’s journey through the Parisian life. Originally from the south, she goes to the capital to win back her ex-boyfriend. Except that everything will not happen as she had planned. Her roommate, her meetings, will make her discover an LGBQ community full of surprises, emotions and daily struggles.
Mujer contra Mujer is the official video clip of Elefantes‘ cover of the 1990 famous single Une femme avec une femme by Spanish pop band Mecano. The original song was a hit in France. The song deals with lesbianism, seen through the eyes of a friend, who doesn’t want to pass judgment on this relationship and prefers to be tolerant. At the time, the subject was taboo in France and had almost never been tackled in such explicit way on the mainstream scene.
Running With Violet Season 2 is a Canadian comedy-drama web series created by and starring Rebecca Davey and Marie-Claire Marcotte. The series premiered on a dedicated YouTube channel on February 13, 2017. In fictional smalltown Pictonville, Ontario, housewife Miranda and single mother Jolene attempt a weekend holiday with Jolene’s daughter, toddler Violet, in tow. After a series of unfortunate events, they find themselves on the run from a small-town meth gang and the law, and must navigate a web of dangerous crime to survive.
Sunflowers is a lesbian short film written and edited by Tessa Kennedy. The work was shared on her youtube channel : Sapphic Underground. It stars the author as Lily and Rebecca Graham as Carrie. You can find a lot more lesbian-themed short films and content on Tessa’s channel.