Sylvia's Spell


Narrative, Super 16mm Film, 13 minutes



An amateur witch must undo a magical spell when it has unexpected consequences on her gay best friend.



Sylvia is an amateur witch in search of love.  When she finds out her gay best friend Adam has fallen for their new roommate Peter with plans to move out and leave her all alone, she quickly casts a spell to make him stay.  At first, the spell works.  Adam dotes on Sylvia and bakes her favorite cookies.  Suddenly, Adam’s personality begins to changes.  Soon, he rejects Peter and moves into Sylvia’s bedroom uninvited.  Ultimately, Sylvia must decide between keeping this “new” Adam or returning life to how it was and face up to her loneliness.


Festival Screenings:

Mumbai International Queer Festival, India, May 26, 2012.

Out in the Desert Film Festival, Tucson, Arizona, February 18, 2012.

FilmOut Film Festival, San Diego, California, August 28, 201.

QFest: Philadelphia Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Pennsylvania, July 13, 2011.




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