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From executive producer Sandra Grace: "Thank you so much to everyone who made the 'Best Lesbian & Alternative Short Films' screening on 1/27/06 such a success!"

Pictured left to right: Sandra Grace, Kelly Sebastian, Teale Failla, Melanie LaRosa, Angel L. Brown.
Photo by Jicky, used with permission.

Best Lesbian and Alternative Short Films

Friday, January 27, 2006.  7:00 pm mingling/refreshments/networking; 7:30 pm films start.  $10 admission--FREE MUSIC CD with admission while supplies last!

The Center, 208 W. 13th St between 7th and 8th Aves, New York, NY 10011.  Subway: 1, 2, 3, 9, A, C, E to 14th St.


Producer/writer/recording artist Sandra Grace will present a diverse selection of short lesbian and alternative films.
Special thanks go out to our event supporters: FFR/Princeton BTGALA, The LBGT Community Center, and Lesbian Cinema Arts.
Following the screenings, filmmakers & artists will participate in a question & answer session with the audience.

1. Risk
Dir. Melanie LaRosa; 2004; 19 min.  (Featuring music by Sandra Grace.)

A sexy caterer on the Staten Island ferry challenges Gabe to confront the realities of her current relationship and take risks in pursuing new love.

4. I Love You
Dir. Valerie Weiss; 2004; 9 min.

Miro is a high fashion photographer in love with Amanda, his model and muse.  Amanda’s grown cold and Miro is convinced she’s found a new lover.  But who is it?





2. Clay (A Would Be Ghost Town)
Dir. Sara Mithra; 2005; 3 min.

In this animated short, a Native American woman cultivates a garden in 1880 New Mexico to temper the grief of a lost parent.  Might her companion, Emma, unburden her sorrow?

5. Desperate For Love
Dir. Angel Brown; 2005, 22 min.

A black lesbian who’s been out of the dating scene for a while explores ways to find love and companionship in all the wrong places.

3. A Girl and a Goldfish
Dir. Kelly Sebastian; 2005; 9 min.

After a passionate one night stand, Maggie has found what she was looking for... or at least she thought she has.

6. Open
Dir. Teale Failla; 2005, 12 min.  (Produced & written by Sandra Grace & Teale Failla.)

An open relationship turns the lives of three women into a whirlwind of betrayal, bingo, and sex toys.  Presented as a “backwards” comedy in nonlinear time.