The London Lesbian Film Festival is a celebratory gathering at which we project our images, challenge our politics, and reflect upon our lives. The festival aims to portray the richness and diversity of lesbian experiences and to strengthen our communities. We are a registered not-for-profit organization.
The Festival is held every year in London, Ontario, Canada. There are usually 3 days of films, and each screening lasts 2-3 hours.The London Lesbian Film festival is organized every year by the Reeling Spinsters.
Carmeta, Mari and Pilar are three old ladies who spend every afternoon sitting on a bench, next to the main street of their village. The arrival of a mysterious pair of girls turns into the main topic of discussion among the women.
Director: Jaynese Poole
Faced with the pressure of her girlfriends, a teenager a little awkward finally decides to declare her love to the one she believes is the love of her life.
Director: Francy Fabritz
An accidental meeting in an elevator at a department store leads two older women to their limits and forces them to improvise by the time the elevator gets stuck.
A Date for Mad Mary
Director: Darren Thornton
A DATE FOR MAD MARY tells the story of ‘Mad’ Mary McArdle returning to Drogheda after a short spell in prison – for something she’d rather forget. Back home, everything and everyone has changed. Her best friend, Charlene, is about to get married.
Jack is an androgynous queer Jew, and she invites Sara, a Muslim woman who is watering the dry lands of America, nurturing the soil, to join her on her motorcycle and ride into the future of America.
Director: Leandro Goddinho
On a quest to understand her grandmother’s past, Claudia meets Marlene, an old woman who’s created an homage to her memories inside an empty pool.
More than God
Director: Kev Cahill
A pious Doctor is forced to deal with a family matter whilst hiding under the bed of a stranger.
Director: Jake Graf
Growing up in 1950s England in an intolerant and uninformed world, young Chris Winters struggles to fit into the gender roles dictated by wider society.
Director: Mei LiYing
China, 1997. An unhappy marriage, a love affair and a child who holds all the secrets.
Director: Florencia Manovil
Claudia’s night out with friends is disrupted by an encounter with the captivating foreigner Isabel.
Love Letter Rescue Squad
Director: Megan Rossman
“Our history was disappearing as quickly as we were making it.” With that realization, Deborah Edel and Joan Nestle co-founded the Lesbian Herstory Archives, the world’s largest collection of materials by and about lesbians.
Our Second First Date
Director: Emi Schaufeld
A woman is magically forced to repeat the same date over and over again until she can make it go perfectly.
The Streets Are Ours
Director: Michelle Fiordaliso
When Fawzia Mirza, an American actress meets Sabeen Mahmud, a worldrenowned Pakistani activist and founder of a progressive cafe (T2F) in Karachi, Mirza’s life changes forever.
Directors: Iñaki Velásquez, Pamela Hurtado
A conservative lesbian lawyer faces a relationship crisis after her daughter is discriminated in a school, and she has opposing views with her wife.
Directors: Ellie Foumbi, Michael Niederman
Parents are at odds with what to do when their 6-year-old son is sent home from school for wearing a dress.
Director: Ji-Sook Kang
Based on a true story from South Korea, First Love depicts two young girls who fall in love, and even though they’re not out to the world, their relationship endures for forty years. They live a harmonious life until, one day, something happens that challenges their long-term bond.
South Korea, 2016
Director: Alice McKinney
Don’t smother the truth: a Polish immigrant returns to visit home, after leaving for Scotland in search of a better life.
Director: Robin Cloud
Cat visits her parents for the weekend and is confronted with her mother’s inability to remember one key detail.