Sisters in the Life


Sisters in the Life is a black lesbian trans-media project produced by Yvonne Welbon (pictured above) centering on 25 years of out African American lesbian media making (1986 - 2011) that includes an archive that will be part of UCLA's Outfest Legacy collection, a book of essays, a feature documentary, and a website where both the archive and the new documentary stories will live - creating an online grassroots community, classroom and film festival.

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Film still from Pariah  directed by Dee Rees  and produced by Nekisa Cooper (2011). With a spectacular sense of atmosphere and authenticity, Pariah takes us deep and strong into the world of an intelligent butch teenager trying to find her way into her own.

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Please vote for Yvonne Welbon to receive the Tribeca Film Institute's Heineken Affinity Award. To vote, go to Your vote will support this project. You can vote daily until March 31, 2013. Thank you!