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NewFest 2019 Festival Guide

Get tickets now for the 31st New York LGBTQ Film Festival, Oct. 23 – 29th

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Shorts Program

Hot Girl Mixtape

Saturday October 26 @ 9:15 pm

This program will also screen on Friday, 10/25 at 7pm

The girls are back in town! Our latest batch of short films that focus on the lives and loves of lesbian and queer women celebrates vintage coming out stories, the importance of holding one’s own at the beauty salon, and femme top catharsis.

Total Running Time: 90 min

Q&A to follow

Presented in partnership with New York Women in Film & Television, Film Fatales, ClexaCon, and The Bush Films.

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Friends Like That
Dir. Francesca de Fusco, USA, 2019, 0:08:22, English
After getting dumped, Maia seeks solace by crashing with her best friend and ex Alex.

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Ladies Day
Dir. Abena Taylor-Smith, UK, 2018, 0:08:31, English
Amma, a young, black lesbian, spends the day in an Afro-Caribbean hair salon getting her hair braided. It’s full of fun, sheen spray, gossip and laughter, but how will she deal with the casual homophobia?

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Potion Masters
Dir. Cameron Laventure, USA, 2018, 0:11:55, English
A quarreling NYC couple tries to fix their relationship by experimenting with a series of magic potions.

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Throuple
Dir. Chrisse De Guzman, USA, 2019, 0:19:15, English
Hungover from a bad breakup, a not-so-great stripper makes a house call to a progressive married couple, whom eventually challenge the way she sees love, life and her own sexuality.

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Origin
Dir. Simone Lyles, USA, 2019, 0:19:08, English
Kora solicits self-help conversion therapy tapes as a way to repress being in love with her best friend, though, that attempt proves trivial when the truth of her sexuality is the undeniable journey to bare.

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Dress Code
Dir. Melanie Notinger, USA, 2018, 0:09:25, English
Dani, an introverted poetry student, experiments with her image in an effort to be seen.

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Misdirection
Dir. Carly Usdin, USA, 2018, 0:13:58, English
Camila is your average college freshman with obsessive-compulsive disorder and a big, gay crush on her roommate. After both situations come to a head in a near car crash, Cam is stuck trying to find a distraction.

Details

Date:
Saturday October 26
Time:
9:15 pm
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Venue

Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9
260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
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Website:
https://cinepolisusa.com/locations/chelsea

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https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10462345
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Shorts Program