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In a small Florida town, a young French woman goes with her mother to a routine medical check-up to act as her interpreter. However, she is taken by surprise when she learns that it is actually a gynecological examination she is attending. But, the biggest revelations are yet to come···
Ana loves her Filipino Catholic family. But does she want to come out to them? No freaking way. But when Ana's hoarder Auntie needs help cleaning out her home, she enlists her girlfriend for the job. Tensions rise between her and her family until Ana's two worlds collapsing into one.
The fat women and queers in RIOT NOT DIET use their bodies to blow up patriarchal structures. In times of self-optimization, your belly is a statement!
A documentary about lesbians aging with dynamism and zest for life. In this film, lesbian women are coping with the next daunting challenge – aging, frailty, loneliness, and the death of dear friends - in their own way: living in nature, building community or village, making deep friendship. They are courageous role models for aging, which they do with an independent and irreverent spirit and a heartening delight in living.
Dona Alva (aka The Macho Woman) lives surrounded by palm and banana trees on a hill in the Brazilian hinterland. She fell in love when she was 11, but entered into a loveless marriage just three years later. Now in her eighties, she has lived a life of hard work and her husband is dead and she’s alone again. Grieving but resolute, she moves down to the little village at the foot of the hill, where she must reinvent her life. Unmoved by the concerns of family members, Alva falls for a good-natured handyman younger 40 years than her. Has she found true love at last?
Geeta is rare taxi drivers in India. Her taxi service “for women by women” enables women to move freely in the city at any time and means her motivation: “The more women become taxi drivers, the less women are afraid to step out of the house.”
Nine survivors of gender violence with different ages and professions share a weekend in the countryside. They are united by their testimonies, conversations on their past of violence, a message of hope and their story overcoming what they had gone through. They then convey their experience to other women and to society, without indulging in self-victimisation.