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After suffering with the dire consequences of being in the closet, a group of lesbian friends forge a pact to deal with the dire consequences of coming out.

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Melanie Gramble
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Tonya Mimms
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Monifa Josephs
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Felicia Brixworth
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Eve Harmon
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Rita Marques
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A group of thirty-something lesbian friends lose out on opportunities and love as a result of being in the closet. When each woman hits her respective breaking point, they each join together to forge a pact to "come out" within thirty days in every significant relationship and/or situation in their life. They're ready to face the world but is the world ready? Written by F. Tuckenberry

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The family that's out together, stays together.

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Nominated for "Best First Feature" at the 2009 Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA. See more »

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Dr. Boge: So, your worth is attached to a heterosexuality that you do not posses, and you feel no sense of peace in your life
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A Great Indie Film
20 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw "Family" last fall at a film festival and thoroughly enjoyed this groundbreaking film. I had mixed emotions about spending money and time to see an unknown film by and unknown filmmaker but was genuinely amazed at the detailed and deliberate story lines. I felt that the stories of the very generous amount of lead characters were given a chance to fully evolve. I found my self laughing out loud at times and genuinely touched at other moments. It was so wonderful to see an honest portrayal of black lesbians. This is a jewel of a movie for showing the full spectrum of such hidden voices. Others spin yarns of being lesbian from such a warped perspective, but Ms. Trimel really touched upon a plethora of topics needing expression. The dialogue was so honest; the acting was spot on. I kept having to remind myself that this was a low-budget fare because the levels that the actors and actresses portrayed was a cut above what one would expect. I applaud this film and the courage displayed by the characters. I think that if others would look beyond production value and personal prejudices, their lives will be enriched by a work that glimpses into a rarely seen lives. This is a great indie film!


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