Sisters in the Life: First Love

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by Yvonne Welbon
(23 min., 1993)

A dramatic documentary/narrative set in the early 1970s and 1990s. Donna Rose, a thirtysomething black lesbian recounts the story of her first experience with love. At 14, she has a boyfriend and a best girlfriend. In flashbacks, Donna focuses on the feelings she had for her girlfriend Karen. Her current day relationship provides a romantic parallel.

Selected Screenings

  • Hong Kong Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
  • New York Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
  • Chicago Filmmakers
  • San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
  • Princeton Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
  • N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago
  • University of Florida
  • DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago
  • Out on Screen, Canada
  • The Pride Festival of Tampa, Florida
  • Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
  • University of Hawaii - Honolulu
  • Georgetown University of Washington, D.C.
  • Williams College

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