WOMENS COMEDY SHOWCASE

Saturday, June 23 - 5:45pm
Tivoli Cinemas in Westport

It's a guaranteed good time as the spotlight shines on comedies by, for and about women. Laugh along with new works the women behind such previous festival favorites such as LAUGHING MATTERS, SIGNATURE MOVE and HAPPY F*CKING VALENTINE'S DAY. Each of these films is vying for your vote for Best Comedy. Bring your friends or meet up with new ones and come out for some summer fun. 

GETTING STARTED

After meeting online, Tori and Joy finally have their first date. Chemistry ensues  immediately, but will their mutual attraction be enough to overcome some of the challenges presented in their budding relationship? Director Andrea Meyerson will be in attendance to introduce her film.

Directed by Andrea Meyerson
22 minutes  |  USA   |  2018
FOXY TROT

Kat & Milo, two fiercely independent women, have been together for five years, married for two. Lately, their relationship has felt disconnected. Milo decides to mix things up and takes Kat to a local dancehall to learn the basics of ballroom dancing. A spontaneous date night. There’s just one thing they forgot to discuss – WHO’S THE LEAD? Based on a personal essay that was published in the LA Times by director/writer, Lisa Donato, FOXY TROT is a whimsical, romantic comedy about a married lesbian couple who unexpectedly face their relationship issues in a heteronormative ballroom dance class.

Directed by Lisa Donato
10 minutes  |  USA   |  2017
SCARY LUCY

After seeing a dreadful statue dedicated to her comedic idol, Lucille Ball, a risk averse comedienne battling a recent breast cancer diagnosis makes it her mission to destroy Scary Lucy. The latest madcap comedy adventure from the creative team behind previous OUT HERE NOW Award-winner HAPPY F*CKING VALENTINES DAY.

Directed by Marteene Diaz
20 minutes  |  USA  |  2018
HEATHER HAS FOUR MOMS
Directed by Jeanette Buck
15 minutes  |  USA   |  2018

When Mom Number Four reads Heather's diary, she discovers 14 year old Heather's plan to lose her virginity. Mom Four must persuade the other moms that it's time to talk to Heather about birth control. While the moms come to terms with the fact that Heather is no longer a little girl, Heather comes to realize she still needs her moms. It's a Mother-Daughter Story times four.

OUT HERE NOW: The Kansas City LGBT Film Festival

is produced in coordination with Unity Temple on the Plaza
and Open Circle Media & Marketing 

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