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Revry offers slate of screenings celebrating LGBTQ women

Celebrate Women’s History Month with an entire March calendar highlighting incredible female queer content made by and for the community.  

Women’s History Month on Revry begins March 1st with empowering double-features Addicted to Fresno, the crime comedy starring Aubrey Plaza, Natasha Lyonne and Judy Greer; and the historical civil rights documentary Political Animals. Throughout the month, Revry will celebrate women with new content including the new animated series My Pride: The Series, and the queer coming-of-age dramedy Gay Mean Girls premiereing on International Women’s Day March 8th.

“Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day is such an important time at Revry. As a company that is co-founded by two women of color we have always made sure that we’ve highlighted and honored queer women as a part of our mission” says Revry Co-Founder Alia J. Daniels. “This March we are excited to particularly highlight titles on Revry that honor the experience of Queer women, including and especially our trans sisters who for far too long haven’t received their full shine during these moments.” 

Here’s just a taste of what’s on offer:

Monday, March 1, 2021
Addicted To Fresno – Uproarious comedy about co-dependent sisters (Judy Greer, Natasha Lyonne)  who work as hotel maids in Fresno, CA.
Girl Fight: A Muay Thai Story – Prairie Rugilo opened her all-female Muay Thai kickboxing gym to inspire and empower women through martial arts. Prairie and her student, DeAna must overcome their demons through the support of their teammates and loved ones to become the champions they’re meant to be.
Political Animals – Celebrates the legendary civil rights victories of four trailblazing California state politicians: Carole Migden, Sheila Keuhl, Jackie Goldberg, and Christine Kehoe.

Friday, March 5, 2021
Same Same – Meeting through a social networking app, three women from very different backgrounds navigate life, love and the complexities of the modern queer experience.
Wild Animal – Melanie Vesey’s debut comedy special and album.
Loss prevention – An old-school bar owner and his unruly daughter get caught up in a cat-and-mouse game of corporate espionage.
Monday, March 8, 2021 – International Women’s Day
Carly Usdin: “Ru Girl” – Debut music video for “RuPaul’s Drag Race” season 5 finalist, drag superstar Alaska Thunderfuck, directed by Carly Usdin with cinematography by Robin Roemer.
Gay Mean Girls – Canadian coming-of-age series that follows prom committee member Lucy Ching as she seeks to understand her sexuality, charm her best friend Miranda, and fit in with the gay community.
My Pride: The Series – Dark fantasy web-series following a disabled lioness named Nothing who must survive on her own.
Almost Adults – A platonic love story between two best friends, Cassie and Mackenzie, in their final year of college as they transition into adulthood.
Lip Service – Explores the lives, loves, & lusts of lipstick lesbians in Scotland.
Septo – Promising triathlete, Jessica has trained her entire life and finally has a shot at the Olympics. When she meets Lua, the mysterious and confident surf instructor, Jessica realizes just how trapped she feels.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 – Women’s Health AIDS Awareness Day
Our Love Story – Yoon-ju is a graduate student of fine arts and is working on her graduation exhibition. Never having enjoyed dating men, Yoon-ju finds Ji-soo fascinating and becomes infatuated with her.
Submission Possible – Madison Young delves deep into sex magic rituals, herbal aphrodisiacs, cemeteries, sexy seances and spectrophilia in the hauntingly sexy city of New Orleans. 
Akagire – Teenager Satsuki feels desolate. Loving her girlfriend Jun is so natural to Satsuki, but even her mother thinks that her daughter’s love for her girlfriend is “not normal.”
2 In The Bush: A Love Story – Emily has just been dumped by her girlfriend, kicked out of her apartment, and fired from her job. Her best friend hooks her up with a new gig: personal assistant to a dominatrix…
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Chica & Sun (OML) – 5pm PT (4 episodes) – This hot and hilarious lesbian soap opera takes you on a wild ride through the mixed up love lives of a group of sexy Madrid lesbians. Think: The L Word meets Almodovar.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Convince Me – A series created with Next Gen America to give information about the voting process.
Cameron Esposito: Marriage Material– In her first special, the purveyor of fine jokes has some harsh truths for you.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 – St. Patricks Day
Pot Luck – New Zealand’s first lesbian web series has arrived! Three friends make a pact which turns their weekly potluck dinners into a search for love.
Lez Bomb– From executive producer, Bobby Farrelly (There’s Something About Mary), comes a new holiday comedy about a young woman (Writer-Director, Jenna Laurenzo) who comes home for Thanksgiving with some life changing news.

Saturday, March 20, 2021 – National Happiness Day
Seeking Dolly Parton – When Charlie (Kacey Barnfield) and her partner Cerina (Anya Monzikova) decide to have a baby, they go to Cerina’s estranged ex-boyfriend Josh (Michael Worth) to help fill in the “blanks”.
Margaret Cho: Psycho – Comedian Margaret Cho performs in front of a live audience in this provocative and hilarious comedy special event. 
Happy Playland – Billie Haare, an anxious actress caught between her passion for stage and her parents’ dreams of the silver screens, starts a new job at a desolate indoor playground, managed by wannabe-insta-star Cris.
Sunday, March 21, 2021
The Filth – Stella, a bisexual plumber by day and go-go dancer by night, leans into her burgeoning romance with Jocelyn, a little person, while battling debilitating anxiety.
Madison Rose – Vocally rooted in R&B, Madison Rose effortlessly weaves electronic/pop influences and bold bass lines into her music.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Twenty (OML) – 5pm PT (Episode 7&8)Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Girl Knight– Isabel, a fiery redhead armed with a sword and donning an armored helmet everywhere she goes, meets Delilah, an equally disillusioned goth girl, one day in detention at school.
Mila Jam– Mila Jam is an NYC-based transgender YouTube Sensation turned pop recording artist. She is best known for her one of a kind music videos and unforgettable stage performances.
Kappa Force – A campy superhero satire, Kappa Force is the newest Revry Original series – an intersectional queer take on college rom-coms

Friday, March 26, 2021
Easy Abby – Sleeping with women comes easy to Abby. Dealing with her personal life? Not so much. Follow Abby through her trials and tribulations in the Revry Original Series.
For My Wife – After the tragic death of her wife, Charlene Strong was thrust into the spotlight becoming a powerful voice for the equal rights of same-sex couples and their families.
Tiny Laughs – When a queer Latina architect meets a struggling Asian comic at an improv class, their instant sparks sends them on a humorous and heartwarming journey through the city of dreams.
Monday, March 29, 2021
The Rise of Eve – An intense examination of misogyny and sexism around the world explored through news, music, social media, personal accounts, group discussions and heated debates.
Gaze of the Beholder – This documentary explores our shared dance with beauty, body image and sexuality through intimate and often humorous conversations.

Wednesday, March 31 – Transgender Day of Visibility
Her Story – Two trans women in Los Angeles have given up on love, when chance encounters give them hope. Violet is drawn to Allie, a reporter who approaches her for an interview. Career-driven Paige meets James, the first man she’s considered opening up to in years. Will they risk letting what they are stand in the way of being loved for who they are?
Girl-Hearted – It’s quite plain to 7 year old Nori: She is a girl, because she has a girl’s heart. But her body is that of a boy…
Missed Connections – Two strangers meet and form a bond at a festival, but they forget to exchange contact info. As they search for one another and through viral posts, they navigate their careers, lives, and society’s expectations of them as Black, female, and transgender.
Onnaninaru – Miyu has dreamed of becoming a female since early childhood and undergoes the longed-for sex reassignment surgery to be able to live in society as a woman.
My Name Was January – When a trans sister, January Marie Lapuz, is brutally murdered in her own home in New Westminster, BC, her community reacts and her friends and other trans women of colour come to share and voice their issues, concerns, and challenges. January was seen as a bright light in the lives of many.
Why Can’t I Be Me? Around You – Rusty Tidenberg, drag-racing aficionado, shocked friends and family by coming out as trans.

In addition, March is Bisexual Health Awareness Month, and OML on Revry will premiere the mystery thriller Renée and the Seven Cards which centers on a bisexual fitness fanatic who must track down her missing psychic to understand an ominous tarot card reading that predicts her death. Revry will also feature a collection of originals and select programming including the award-winning romantic-comedy 2 in the Bush: A Love Story for Bisexual Health Awareness Month, the powerful documentary My Name was January for Trans Day of Visibility, and the musical-comedy Happy Playland for International Day of Happiness.

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