What’s next: a list of upcoming lesbian films and series
A list of lesbian movies, series, short films and female-centered webseries we’ve bookmarked.
Adeline is a French lesbian short film directed by Audrey Biche. The story is about youth, trust, and forbidden love. Set in the 1960’s & present day, we follow an elderly woman at the end of her life as she reminisces her years spent at a boarding school for girls. Born in France and raised in the Caribbean, Audrey received her bachelors in Cinematography from EICAR in 2018. Her thesis film Adeline won the Albert R. Broccoli award at the French Cinémathèque.
Dickinson is an upcoming American comedy web television series created by Alena Smith and produced for Apple TV+. It is scheduled for release on November 1, 2019. The story takes place during Emily Dickinson’s era with a modern sensibility and tone. It takes viewers into the world of Emily, audaciously exploring the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of a budding writer who doesn’t fit in to her own time through her imaginative point of view. Dickinson is Emily’s coming-of-age story, one woman’s fight to get her voice heard.
Season of Love is a a queer lady holiday movie that follows the lives of three very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set right before Christmas through New Years. This is a lighthearted rom-com featuring a cast of diverse women as they navigate the busy season of love. The film was written by Kathryn Trammell and directed by Christin Baker. It will premiere December 9th at the SIFF theater.
Road of Bygones is a lesbian film written and directed by Astrid Ovalles. This is the story of three very different women who embark on an adventure to retrieve the ashes of a figure from the past. The main themes explored are humanity, discovery, and the hills and valleys of bonding between unique women. The film is coming out November 3rd on VOD and Youtube.
La théorie du Y Season 2 is a Belgian webseries created by Caroline Taillet & Martin Landmeters. The main theme revolves around bisexuality. Anna returns to Brussels, after spending 6 months is Berlin when she has blossomed exploring her lesbian side. Nostalgic for her trip, she discovers a lesbian bar which she decides to invest in, but it proved to be more complicated than expected. On the other hand, Malik is going through a difficult patch and seems to be avoiding Anna. While she tries to get them back together, Malik does all he can to split them up. Season 2 delves deeper into the LGBTQI+ world of Brussels via the real-life characters, present everywhere but often invisible. The series will be released on October 17.