Women Shorts: Girls Just Wanna Be Reel Affirmations 16: Washington DC Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Date: Wednesday, 10/18/2006
Time: 7:00 pm

Venue: E Street Cinema
Tickets: $9 Buy tickets online

Type: Collection of short films

Metro Weekly Rating: (5 out of 5)

by Kristina Campbell

FIONA MACKENZIE'S 16-minute short film Cosa Bella is a lovely overview of the nexus of desire and decisiveness. Belle (Alexie Gilmore) is trying without success to escape from the spell of her college roommate and erstwhile lover Delphine (Stephanie Szostak), who manages to woo Belle back into bed by promising to ''do things'' to her. But it turns out that Delphine is the one who's under a spell when her tryst with her old friend ends up challenging her notions of what she wants in the bigger picture. The remaining short films on this program were not made available for review as of press time. -- KC

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Film Links:
· Reel Affirmations details

Festival Venue:
Landmark's E Street Cinema
555 11th Street, NW; Washington, DC 20004. (202) 452-7672. (map)
Near Metro Center station.

You may buy your tickets or passes in advance: Online at BoxOfficeTickets.com or by phone at (800) 494-TIXS (494-8497). Or you may visit the Lincoln Theatre (1215 U Street, NW, WDC); the Landmark's E Street Cinema (555 11th Street, NW); or Lambda Rising (1625 Connecticut Avenue, NW, WDC).

For more info visit the official Reel Affirmations website.