Although Strictly Come Dancing/Dancing With The Stars is resolute in only including opposite sex couples, queer film has been far better at using dance to explore sexuality and gender. That trend continues with the beautiful French short film, Zaya, which uses dance to exploring the growing bond between two women in an intimate and sometimes intense way.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘Directed by Susanne Serres, Zaya follows its titular character who is a contemporary dancer and has just realized her love for her dance partner Nadege. But first she must realize her love for herself, overcoming her fears and opening up about who she is to her mother. #LoveIsLove’