The Girl Bunnies

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Still from: The Girl Bunnies. ROCKETSHIP. by Françoise Doherty (2015)
Still from: The Girl Bunnies. ROCKETSHIP. by Françoise Doherty (2015)
Film still from The Girl Bunnies. BIG TREE. by Françoise Doherty (2011)

The Girl Bunnies is a queer stop-motion animated series for young children, with the main characters being LGBTQI. It has screened in 21 countries [1] and was part of the inaugural queer programming for families at Le Festival International Image et Nation in Montreal Canada.[2] It garnered Audience Choice Awards in both Paris France (Cineffable)[3] and in Montreal Canada (Festival Image et Nation).[4]

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Filmmaker-songwriter Françoise Doherty created a strangely charming world of love and adventure. "Les Lapines" (The Girl Bunnies) is the first installment of the series (2008), "The Girl Bunnies. Hockey" is the second installment (2009), "The Girl Bunnies. Big Tree" is the third installment (2011)[5][6] and "The Girl Bunnies. Rocketship" is the fourth installment (2015) in the "Girl Bunnies" shorts.[7][8]

Les Lapines

Two female bunnies living across the world from each other fall madly in love, travel to the ends of the earth, then excitedly adopt 8 chicken eggs to raise a family.[9]

The Girl Bunnies. HOCKEY.

It's old-school, stop-motion animation where rabbits communicate through typewriters, where everyone plays hockey and where girl rabbits fall in love with girl rabbits. In "The Girl Bunnies. Hockey", Coco loves hockey, but she REALLY likes Hockey Girl![9]

Film still from The Girl Bunnies. BIG TREE. by Françoise Doherty (2011)
The Girl Bunnies. BIG TREE.

Mimi and her chainsaw accidentally slice through a really cute girl bunny's tree. With the help of a hockey stick, two hockey girls and a rather big deer, Mimi figures out her heart. Songwriter-filmmaker Françoise Doherty, brings us the 3rd romantic girl-tale in the Girl Bunnies series.[9]

The Girl Bunnies. ROCKETSHIP.

Two girl bunnies separated by outer space, meet on a block of ice, become romantically smitten and look for a way to cross the galaxy. It is a story of love and transitioning. Songwriter-filmmaker Françoise Doherty presents the 4th entrancing film from her world of queer bunnies. LGBTQI[8][7]

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