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Make the Yuletide gay with these feel-good lesbian films

The holidays are upon us and lesbian streaming network Tello Films is once again making the Yuletide truly gay!  

When you’re planning your Holiday streaming or videos, look for the charming LGBTQ+ romcom A Holiday I Do—making its world premiere Nov. 10—with an outstanding ensemble cast, starring Lindsay Hicks (Her StoryThe Bigger Picture, VSBK) and Rivkah Reyes (School of RockA Picture Perfect Holiday) with Marsha Warfield (9-1-1Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ CelebrationNight Court) and Jill Larson (All My Children).

When a small town, single mom falls for her ex-husband’s beautiful and sophisticated wedding planner, she’ll need some Christmas magic to fix the chaos that ensues in the charming, LGBTQ+, holiday romcom, A Holiday I Do, making its world premiere Nov. 10 on the popular, lesbian Tello Films network.

Directed by Paul Schneider and Alicia Schneider (Just Another Dream), A Holiday I Do stars Lindsay Hicks (Her StoryThe Bigger Picture, VSBK) and Rivkah Reyes (School of RockA Picture Perfect Holiday) with Marsha Warfield (9-1-1Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ CelebrationNight Court), Jill Larson (All My Children), Joe Piazza (AbstruseEnigmaBetrayed), India Chappell (American Horror Story, Gossip Girl), Colette Hahn (Christine’s Wager), Cameron Judd (Red Hood: The Fan Series, OK) and drag queen Monique Madison.

With an uplifting message for those in the LGBTQ+ community who might not feel welcomed for the holidays, 10% percent of the producer’s proceeds from the film are going to support The Trevor Project, a non-profit which provides mental health and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth.

Frazzled, single mom Jane (Hicks) is raising 10-year-old Lexi (Hahn) and managing her family’s horse farm following the loss of her father … holding it all together with a little moral support from her mom (Larson) and their festive neighbors. When she agrees to be the best (wo)man in the elaborate, yuletide wedding of her BFF ex-husband, Mark (Piazza), she finds herself navigating an emotionally charged holiday, a bridezilla fiancé (Chappell), a raging blizzard and a surprise visit from a no-nonsense banker (Warfield). Things become even more complicated and hectic when an unexpected romance sparks between her and the wedding planner, Sue (Reyes). As the big day looms, Jane’s going to need a little Christmas magic to not only clean up the mess she’s made, but to rescue her family’s farm before it’s too late.

More from Tello Films

Make the season even more gay! Rent more yuletide fun in a special movie four-pack for just $10.99 (14 days) that includes the acclaimed LGBTQ+ Tello holiday romcoms Christmas at the RanchMerry & GayI Hate New Year’s and Season of Love:

·         Christmas at the Ranch, starring Lindsay Wagner (Grey’s Anatomy; SyFy’s Warehouse 13The Bionic WomanThe Six Million Dollar ManMarcus Welby, M.D.) and Amanda Righetti (Captain America: The First AvengerFriday the 13thThe Mentalist).

When a high-powered executive reluctantly returns to her family’s Nashville ranch just before Christmas, her introduction to ranch hand Kate goes terribly awry. But now they must put their differences aside and band together to save the homestead … and perhaps discover that finding love isn’t always where (or who) you expect. Featuring a holiday-inspired, original soundtrack.

·         Merry & Gay, starring Dia Frampton (runner up in the inaugural season of The Voice and lead singer of the band Meg & Dia), Andi René Christensen (Bel-AirHacks), the first non-binary actor to star in a lead role in a holiday romcom, and Stella Parton (Nothing is ImpossibleDolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of LoveDolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors).

When Becca finishes her run starring in a popular Broadway musical, she leaves New York City to spend the holidays with family and friends in her sleepy Tennessee hometown and to direct the annual Christmas pageant. Ecstatic, her well-meaning, but meddling mom and her best friend hatch a plan to reunite Becca and Sam, who were childhood pals and high school sweethearts. Featuring an upbeat, holiday-inspired soundtrack of all original music,

·         I Hate New Year’s, starring Dia Frampton (runner up in the inaugural season of The Voice and lead singer of the band Meg & Dia), Ashley Argota (The FostersLab Rats, Broadway’s The Lion King) and Candis Cayne (The MagiciansGrey’s AnatomyI Am Cait, Elementary, Dirty Sexy Money).

Experiencing writer’s block, rising music star Layne Price visits a mysterious fortune teller whose flamboyant advice she misconstrues. Heading home to Nashville for New Year’s Eve, a holiday she hates, Layne hits the town with BFF Cassie, who is planning to finally confess that her feelings have evolved into more than friendship. However, Layne is too focused on “bumping into” her elusive ex to notice. But sometimes you find inspiration and love—with a little mystical intervention—where you least expect it. Featuring a high-energy, original soundtrack.

·         Season of Love, starring starring Sandra Mae Frank (New AmsterdamZoe’s Extraordinary Playlist), Jessica Clark (True Blood, Pocket Listing), Dominique Provost-Chalkley (Wynonna Earp, Avengers: Age of Ultron), Emily Goss (Snapshots, Murder at the Murder Mystery Party), Laur Allen (Christmas at the RanchYoung and the Restless) and Janelle Marie Rodriguez (Kings of LA, Love and Basketball

Find out more about the films here.

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