Director: Campbell X
Cast includes: T'Nia Miller, Robyn Kerr, Simon Savory
'Out on Tuesday' screenings in partnership with Peccadillo Pictures
91 mins / 2012 / UK

Stud Life embodies the best of indie possibilities for lesbian film.
JJ and her best friend Seb, a gay pretty boy, work as wedding photographers. When JJ falls in love with a beautiful diva, JJ and Seb's friendship is tested. The plot hinges on a romance between two black women, and the main character is butch – two forms of representation that are often missing in mainstream productions.

And it is refreshing to see lesbian sexuality outside of the male gaze, the default lens through which Hollywood shows our lives. Although films like Carol and Blue is the Warmest Colour were in many ways groundbreaking, both were directed by men. And it shows.

Stud Life offers an authentic snapshot of lesbian sexuality. Love scenes achieve a level of sensuality that is lacking when lesbian desire is defined by men. In other words, this film is hot!

This film is F-Rated. The F-Rating is applied to all films which are directed by women and/or written by women. Find out more about F-Rating.

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