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Rainbow Cinema: The L Word

Saturday, October 25, 2014
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Storrs Campus
Rainbow Center; SU 403

The L Word follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of lesbians living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loath them. Episode 1: Bette Porter and Tina Kennard have been a couple for seven years and want to start a family. Their next-door neighbor, Tim Haspel, is about to form a couple when his girlfriend, talented young writer Jenny Schecter, moves in. Soon, mixing with Bette and Tina’s circle of lesbian friends, Jenny learns that her mid-west university may not have prepared her for what she will learn about life, lust and love in Los Angeles; Episode 2: Bette and Tina wait eagerly to see if Tina will get pregnant via artificial insemination. Dana becomes interested in a woman, named Lara Perkins, who works as the chef at the tennis club she is practicing at. Unable to know if Lara is gay or straight, all of Dana’s friend go to the club’s restaurant to try out a series of amusing ‘tests’ to see if Lara ‘is or isn’t’. Meanwhile, Tim, unaware of her encounter with Jenny, invites Marina to a dinner party at his house which stirs up tension between both women. Bette notices the air of tension and in an angry tone, tells Marina to stay away from Jenny. Kit tries to make amends meet to Bette. While doing research at a women’s clinic for a news story, Alice meets a former flame, named Gabby, and considers rekindling the flame despite protests from her friends about the way Gabby treated her in the past. Also, Shane continues to be harassed by Lacey who tries to destroy Shane’s reputation. TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWcaOs8dgF0

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rainbowcenter@uconn.edu

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