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In Madrid and in Paris, Boti, Empar, Micheline and Jocelyne, four lesbian women in their seventies tell of their fears, their desires, their differences…

They are still active, or activists, and will not give in to the passage of time; they refuse to be pushed aside because of their age. They look at others, and at society, with curiosity. They live their everyday lives to the fullest, taking advantage of all opportunities. They show us their world, their experiences, and their problems, and talk about their relationship with age.

Beyond the taboos, they reflect on their loves, past and present, because their love lives and sex lives are not yet over.

PRODUCTION INFO

  • Year: 2014
  • Duration: 62 mins
  • Production: Coopetic Productions
  • Director: Michèle Massé
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA, ESP
  • Country of production: France/Spain

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FESTIVAL & AWARDS

  • Awards Jury prize for Best Spanish Documentary at LesGaiCine Mad 2014 (Madrid, Spain), Best Director at Toronto International Queer West Film Festival 2015 (Canada), Audience Award for Best Documentary at VII Festival de Cine de la Diversidad Sexual / Cine Movilh (Chile). Festivals Women Make Waves Festival 2016 (Taiwan), Des Images Aux Mots 2015 (Toulouse, France), Vues d’en Face 2015 (Grenoble, France), Can[be]Gay Canaries 2015 (Spain), X Muestra de Cine LGTB 2015 (Murcia, Spain), Zinegoak 2015 (Bilbao, Spain), FanCineGay 2014 (Extremadura), EL Lugar Sin Limite 2014 (Ecuador), AndalesGai 2014 (Andalusia, Spain), LesGaiCineMad 2014 (Madrid, Spain), V Muestra de Cine Lesbico de Madrid 2015 (Spain), Mostra la Ploma 2015 (Valencia, Spain), Cinhomo Festival 2015 (Valladolid, Spain), SQIFF 2015 (Glasgow, UK), Leeds Queer Film Festival 2015 (UK), Toronto International Queer West Film Festival 2015 (Canada), Liber Cine 2015 (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Llamale H 2015 (Montevideo, Uruguay), Festival de Cine de la Diversidad Afectivo Sexual 2015 (Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia), La Otra Banqueta 2015 (Guatemala), OutFestPeru 2015 (Lima, Peru), Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2015 (India); Roze Filmdagen (Amsterdam, Netherlands); Springfield Mass LGBT Film festival (USA): Queersicht International Film Festival (Switzerland); Florence Queer Film Festival (Italy); Zinentiendo, Zaragoza LGBT Film Festival (Spain); Muestra de Cine LGTB para mayores de 50 yrs old (Madrid, Spain); Stockholm Pride (Sweden); Festival du Film Lesbien Gay Bi Trans de Polychromes (France);Orgullo LGTBI Alicante 2019 (Spain).

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