Women's Shorts

Women's Shorts

March 31, 7:00 PM – March 31, 10:00 PM

Bright Family Screening Room at the Paramount Center


This event is proud to be co-presented by: Cambridge Women's Center , Boston Dyke March , Mad Femme Pride

Life After

While packing up her daughter's apartment, a single mother discovers startling details about her only child, which challenge her ability to process a recent loss.

Directed by Ria Tobaccowala 13 m English USA

The Two of Us

Amanda (Zoey Moses) and Sophia (Marlies Bell) have been consummating their love in an isolated cabin in the desert for quite some time, but Sophia’s desire to announce their relationship to the world and Amanda’s fear of coming out has left them at a crossroads.

Directed by Franck Tabouring 18 m English USA

an (un)natural birth

A short, deeply personal documentary in which filmmaker Laura Kingwell explores her anxieties about becoming a parent as she and her partner Mairi search online for a sperm donor.

Directed by Laura Kingwell 16 m English United Kingdom


For several years now Marguerite, a diabetic woman in her seventies, has been getting daily visits from Rachel, her home health nurse. Discovering Rachel’s homosexuality plunges Marguerite into her own unacknowledged desires and unfulfilled longing.

Directed by Marianne Farley 20 m French Canada

The Girl in the Green Dress

A surreal drama set in the conservative world of America's 1950s housewives, exploring themes of modern feminism and sexual liberation. Contemporary dance is intertwined with narrative, blurring the lines between reality and fantasy in the vein of The Stepford Wives and Mulholland Drive

Directed by Johanna Goldstein 15 m English USA


Two bridesmaids form an unlikely connection over their bizarre sexual awakenings.

Directed by Varun Saranga 8 m English Canada

Apart From Everything

After a two-year absence and a recent stint in rehab, Fran (Emmy-winner Tatiana Maslany, 'Orphan Black') returns to face the emotional fallout of her disappearance and make amends with the girlfriend (Tattiawna Jones, 'The Handmaid's Tale') she left behind.

Directed by Ben Lewis 19 m English Canada