Over $40,000 in prizes were given to the winners of the 2019 Inside Out LGBT Film Festival with top honors going to Megan Wennberg for DRAG KIDS for Best Canadian Feature.
Billie and Emma
NAME OF FILM: BILLIE AND EMMA
DIRECTOR(S): Samantha Lee
STARRING: Gabby Padilla, Zar Donato, Beauty Gonzalez
GENRE: Romance Film
SYNOPSIS: Set in the ‘90s, Billie and Emma explores the turbulent nature of young love and the importance of having someone to laugh with through it all. After getting into trouble, Billie finds herself exiled to the rural plains to live with her aunt. She decides to keep a low profile, determined to make it through the last year of high school incident free and return to the city. And her plan almost works, until she meets star student Emma. Emma coaxes Billie out of her shell and their relationship soon becomes more than friendly, which throws a wrench into Billie’s plan to leave, and threatens to tarnish Emma’s star reputation. Things become even more complicated when Emma finds out that she’s pregnant.
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