Winding Up: In Praise of Younger Women
This collection of 9 shorts pays tribute to the yearnings of first love to the heartbreak of saying goodbye. Canada: In Preslee, Jo seeks consolation at a costume party after coming out as bi-sexual to her family during Elvis karaoke. Mine is Yours is the story of two sisters who share a history, and a loss that should bring them closer together, but instead drives them apart. Sometimes the people closest to us are the hardest to love. United Kingdom: A teenage girl returns to her father's apartment earlier-than-expected, and comes face-to-face with his hired escort in Outlines. United States: An Iranian-American teenage girl decides to tell her best friend that she's in love with her in Pop Rox. When a closeted woman's girlfriend shows up unexpectedly to her grandfather's shiva, she must do anything in her power to stop her family from finding out her secret in The Shiva Callers. When her trip gets derailed by a flat tire and a stranger, Melanie finds herself choosing a new road in The Pick Up. In Sister Jesus, Lucy faints in class after realizing there's something special about Sister Pauline. Amidst the bright colorful flurry of an Indian bridal shower, two young firls pass a secret designed to alter their lives forever in Menhdi. In EVOKE, the evolution of Hailey and Emma's relationship is explored through their collective memories as the girls retrace their times together.
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