Desert Hearts screening

3pm:  Pre-film cafe with cake and hot drinks

4pm: Screening of Desert Hearts

5.45pm:  Post-film chat

6:30pm: Kebele dinner

Desert Hearts is a 1985 American romantic drama film directed by Donna Deitch. The screenplay written by Natalie Cooper is an adaptation of the 1964 lesbian-themed novel Desert of the Heart by Jane Rule. The film stars Helen Shaver and Patricia Charbonneau with a supporting performance by Audra Lindley.

“One of the best and most significant mainstream fiction films about lesbians.” – The Sydney Morning Herald

“A passionate, beautifully controlled drama about making choices and exercising the heart: in a word, about living.” -The Washington Post