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A Lesbian Hookup Is Explored in Guinevere Turner Starrer Alice & Iza

A Lesbian Hookup Is Explored in Guinevere Turner Starrer Alice & Iza

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The short film, written and directed by queer women, delves into after-sex talk with a virtual stranger. 

Actress, stand-up comic, and writer Bridget McManus's short film Alice & Iza is now available on tello films, the company dedicated to telling stories about marginalized people primarily from a queer female perspective.

The 25-minute short, written by McManus and directed by tello films founder and CEO Christin Baker, explores the parameters of a one-night stand following a chance meeting at a popular West Hollywood brunch spot.

Writer and actress Guinevere Turner (Go Fish, American Psycho, The L Word, Charlie Says) plays the cautious Alice opposite Mandahla Rose (All About E, Crazy Bitches) as the smoldering, free-spirited Iza.

The film begins with Alice and Iza in bed making post-sex small talk and then flashes back and forth to reveal the events that led to their hookup.

A multihyphenate, McManus has appeared in Amazon's Transparent and also in queer content she's created. including Maybelle and McManusland. She appears in Alice & Iza with her wife, Karman Kregloe, as well as Frances Nichols and Ali Liebegott.

Watch a clip of Alice and Iza getting to know each other below and check out the full film attello films.

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Tracy E. Gilchrist

Tracy E. Gilchrist is the VP, Executive Producer of Entertainment for the Advocate Channel. A media veteran, she writes about the intersections of LGBTQ+ equality and pop culture. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief of The Advocate and the first feminism editor for the 55-year-old brand. In 2017, she launched the company's first podcast, The Advocates. She is an experienced broadcast interviewer, panel moderator, and public speaker who has delivered her talk, "Pandora's Box to Pose: Game-changing Visibility in Film and TV," at universities throughout the country.
Tracy E. Gilchrist is the VP, Executive Producer of Entertainment for the Advocate Channel. A media veteran, she writes about the intersections of LGBTQ+ equality and pop culture. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief of The Advocate and the first feminism editor for the 55-year-old brand. In 2017, she launched the company's first podcast, The Advocates. She is an experienced broadcast interviewer, panel moderator, and public speaker who has delivered her talk, "Pandora's Box to Pose: Game-changing Visibility in Film and TV," at universities throughout the country.