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November 30, 2019  |  Cinematheque Tel Aviv
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Ruth Selwyn

Lesbian animator who emigrated from the U.K. to Israel and invented Lizzy the Lezzy – a hilarious, uninhibited cartoon, who openly talks about being a lesbian, coming out, the L word and women, in short funny videos. Most of the episodes are in English but some are in Hebrew, German, Spanish, sign language and one is for the blind.

Lizzy's Youtube count stands currently on 4 million views!

Lizzy the Lezzy Does Israel

9 min


Israel, 2008,

Director and Animator: Ruth Selwyn


For the first time, the animated lesbian Lizzy the Lezzy is let loose on the streets of israel to film her gay and lesbian counterparts and discover the many reasons why it's good to be gay or lesbian in Israel. Throughout her journey, Lizzy persuades celebs and friends to sing her song and share their opinions about the Israeli LGBT scene, all the while keeping her eyes peeled for any sexy chicks who might cross her path.


The film was screened at Lethal Lesbian 3.

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