Still from Heavens to Betsy

Heavens to Betsy!

(UK 2015) 9 minutes

Heavens To Betsy is a queer reimagined fairytale, written by Simon Jay and starring Lorraine Chase.

Official Selection:

  • Q Cinema Fort Worth Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival (USA) – November 2016
  • WOF Film Festival (UK) – October 2016
  • SQIFF (Scotland) – September 2016
  • Cinema Systers Film Festival (USA) – September 2016
  • Thessaloniki International LGBT Film Festival (Greece) – September 2016
  • Outview Queer Film Festival Athens (Greece) – April 2016
  • Wotever DIY Film Festival (UK) – preview – September 2015

Female Masculinity Appreciation Society

(UK 2014) 12 minutes

The Female Masculinity Appreciation Society is a sort of gentlemen’s club for queer women and those who love them.  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.

Now available to watch on demand https://vimeo.com/ondemand/fmas

Official Selection:

  • Q Cinema Fort Worth Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival (USA) – November 2016
  • Grand Rapids Feminist Film Festival (USA) – October 2016
  • Cinema Systers Film Festival (USA) – September 2016
  • Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival (USA) – September 2016
  • Queer Experiments (UK) – August 2016
  • Queer West Film Festival Toronto (Canada) – August 2016
  • Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival (USA) – July 2016
  • Rio Festival de Gênero & Sexualidade no Cinema (Brazil) – July 2016
  • SEOUL International Women’s Film Festival (Korea) – June 2016
  • London Lesbian Film Festival (Canada) – April 2016 ***Winner: Jury Award for Best Documentary***
  • Olivia Caribbean Cruise (USA) – January 2016
  • Eyes Wide Open Cinema and Women Over Fifty Film Festival (UK) – January 2016
  • Dialogues: Calcutta International LGBT Film and Video Festival (India) – November 2015
  • QueerFilmFestival Esslingen (Germany) – November 2015
  • Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest (UK) – November 2015
  • Trans* Film Fest Stockholm (Sweden) – November 2015
  • Feminist and Queer International Film Festival (Romania) – November 2015
  • Shorts in the South Film Festival (UK) – November 2015
  • Vox Feminae Film Festival (Croatia) – November 2015
  • Cineffable Film Festival (France) – October 2015
  • Homotopia Pink Season (Hong Kong) – October 2015
  • Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (USA) – October 2015
  • Out On Film Atlanta LGBTQ Film Festival (USA) – October 2015
  • Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival (USA) – October 2015
  • Rainbow Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (UK) – October 2015
  • Short Hot Flush Film Festival (UK) – October 2015
  • Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival (USA) – September 2015
  • Nottingham Alternative Film Network (UK) – September 2015
  • Scottish Queer International Film Festival (Scotland) – September 2015
  • Thessaloniki International LGBT Film Festival (Greece) – September 2015
  • Manchester Pride Queerchester Film Party (UK) – August 2015
  • Ladyfest Todmorden (UK) – August 2015
  • Whirlygig Cinema @ Standon Calling (UK) – August 2015
  • Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (USA) – August 2015
  • North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (USA) – August 2015
  • Frameline 39 San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival (USA) – June 2015
  • TLVFest Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival (Israel) – June 2015
  • Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film festival (India) – May 2015
  • Outview Queer Film Festival Athens (Greece) – May 2015
  • Pink Apple Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (Switzerland) – May 2015
  • BFI Flare Industry Selection (UK) – March 2015
  • Merlinka Queer Film Festival (Serbia) – December 2014
  • QUEER-Streifen Regensburg (Germany) – November 2014
  • Wotever DIY Queer Film Festival (UK) – August 2014

Another Woman’s Scent

(UK 2013) 2 minutes

On a lazy Sunday afternoon, she remembers being drawn to another woman’s scent. Erotic lesbian transitioning/coming out, a true story by Sarah Reilly, poet and artist.

Official Selection:

  • Springfield Mass LGBT Film Festival (USA) – May 2016
  • Brixton Live (UK) – February 2015
  • Rainbow Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (UK) – October 2014
  • Women’s Words Film Festival (USA) – September 2014
  • Wotever DIY Film Festival (UK) – August 2014
  • Queer Bits Film Festival Chicago (USA) – June 2014

The Fruit Song

(UK 2013) 3 minutes

Saucy musical romp in a fruit shop. Mr Bunyan’s favourite is Cox’s apples…….Cox, Cox Cox! An enactment of Mark Bunyan’s infamous Fruit Song starring Mark Bunyan as the grocer.

Screenings

  • Rainbow Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (UK) – October 2014
  • CMG Short Film Festival (USA) – September 2014
  • Wotever DIY Queer Film Festival preview (UK) – November 2013

Angie and Jackie

(UK 2012) 12 minutes

How hard can it be to make a short film? This light-hearted documentary follows Angie and Jackie, a lesbian couple in their 50s who try their hand at making a film for the first time. With only their film-watching experience, the book Short Films by Nathan Parker and the British Film Institute’s one-day workshop Absolute Beginners to guide them, they throw themselves into the adventure and when things go wrong, events lead them to a most unexpected outcome.

Features the 3 minute short Childs Play, the product of the process captured by this documentary.

Official Selection:

  • Dialogues: Calcutta International LGBT Film and Video Festival (India) – November 2015
  • Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival (USA) – August 2015
  • Ludlow Fringe Festival (UK) – June 2015
  • Merlinka Film Festival (Serbia) – December 2014
  • Women’s Words Film Festival (USA) – September 2014
  • F-M LGBT Film Festival (USA) – September 2014
  • Queer Bits Film Festival Chicago (USA) – June 2014
  • B’more QFest Baltimore (USA) – June 2014
  • Outview Queer Film Festival Athens (Greece) – May 2014
  • Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (USA) – October 2013
  • LGBTQI Days of Films Festival, Sebastopol California (USA) – October 2013
  • Rainbow Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (UK) – October 2013 ***Winner: Audience Award Favourite Short 2013***
  • Frameline 37 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival – June 2013
  • Sydney Mardi Gras Aurora Community Channel (Aus) – March 2013
  • Queer Fruits Film Festival (Byron Bay Aus) – December 2012

An earlier version of this film Angie & Jackie Untitled, screened at Outrageous! Santa Barbara Film Festival in 2011.

Mark Bunyan: Very Nearly Almost Famous

(UK 2012) 15 minutes

Co-founder of the Pink Singers and part of the driving force behind Gay’s The Word bookshop, Mark Bunyan spent the 70s and 80s performing his original songs alongside the likes of Sandie Shaw, Billy Connolly and Tom Robinson, and was present at almost every pivotal event in UK gay history.  In the words of a fan, he was “The First Gay Superstar”. But was he too gay for his own good?

Now available to watch on demand https://vimeo.com/ondemand/mark

 

Official Selection:

  • Omnibus LGBT Film Night (UK) – January 2016
  • Ludlow Fringe Festival (UK) – June 2015
  • Rainbow Film Festival (UK) – October 2014 – Winner Audience Award
  • Outview Athens Queer Film Festival (Greece) – May 2014
  • OUTrageous! Santa Barbara LGBTQ Film Festival (USA) – October 2013
  • Wotever Film Festival (UK) – August 2013
  • Frameline 37 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival (USA) – June 2013
  • Fringe! Queer Film and Arts Fest (UK) – April 2013