Lesbians: We Do Exist

Where are the Lesbians? While the LGBTQ community has made many advances in the past few decades, many lesbians outside of major cities are struggling to find community. A growing group of locals and expats in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, are coming together to build a community in a region that has long been a destination for gay men.

  • Mel Andre
    Aztecs in Escondido
  • Mel Andre
    Chats with Spirit
  • Lola Mendez
    Key Cast
  • Rylee Josipovich
    Key Cast
  • Elena Esquer Zolezzi
    Key Cast
  • Laura Jaimes
    Key Cast
  • Nicole Marek
    Key Cast
  • Abigail Schippers
    Key Cast
  • Sarah Szuba
    Key Cast
  • Wendy Velarde
    Key Cast
  • Mel Andre
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    45 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 2, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
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    United States
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  • Language:
    English, Spanish
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Director Biography - Mel Andre

Mel Andre is a Queer documentarian and Director of Haitian Dominican Cuban Roots who believes in giving people a voice. Mel's Documentaries are a way for people to share their stories. Their documentaries focus on LGBTQ issues, social justice, spirituality, culture, etc. 

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