Bruising For Besos Screening

 

Join us for the next film in our Women Directors series: BRUISING FOR BESOS, an incredibly powerful film by writer/director Adelina Anthony.

Bruising for Besos (2016) is an intimate character study of Yoli--a charismatic Xicana lesbian making familia in a queer/trans people of color scene in Los Angeles. She's an artist at heart, and along with her best friend, Rani, she makes do with a mundane job. One night she decides to pursue Daña, an alluring Puerto Rican woman. This romance upends the seeming calmness of Yoli's present life. She soon finds herself recreating a tumultuous past and must choose between a familiar pattern of hurt or begin to face the history that haunts her in order to learn to love "right." Starring Adelina Anthony, Carolyn Zeller, and D'Lo.

Discussion and games (with prizes!) follow the screening.
In partnership with Camp Reel Stories, which offers women of all ages an opportunity to learn how to make films and tell their stories.
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