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Show older lesbian women on screen, says Cardiff director
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The director of an award-winning film about two eighty-something lesbians has called for more visibility of older LGBT people on screen. Its director Rachel Dax, from Cardiff, said she felt it was important for older lesbians to be seen. Homosexual acts between men over the age of 21 in private were decriminalised in , and, while lesbianism was not illegal in the UK, gay women still faced enormous prejudice. The short film, which was written, directed and produced by Ms Dax in Cardiff, explores the oppression former lovers faced when they were younger - and their unexpected reunion in a care home 60 years after their relationship ended.