Jamie and Jessie are Not Together

This special one-night screening helps kick off Jamie & Jessie’s upcoming summer DVD release and many of the cast and crew will be there in person. With fab after-party and dancing at the Blue Bayou!

This is a benefit for the LCCP of Howard Brown Health Center and the ticket price includes the Jamie and Jessie are Not Together film, after-party (with one drink ticket, appetizers and DJ), and knowing that this will benefit indie film as well as the Lesbian Community Care Project of Howard Brown Health Center.

Jamie and Jessie are Not Together has won an Audience Award (Asheville), a Best Feature Award (Durham), a Jury Award for Best Lesbian Feature (Tucson), and a Jury Award for Best Actress (Jessica London-Shields). The film is receiving very favorable reviews including LA Weekly, and Curve Magazine. Distinguished film critics Roger Ebert (Chicago Sun-Times) and Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) both gave the film 3-star reviews.

Wendy Jo Carlton directed her first feature film, Hannah Free, starring Emmy-winning actress Sharon Gless, in 2009. Hannah Free has won several Audience Awards and is being globally distributed.


$18 in advance
$20 day of
(partial proceeds benefit Howard Brown Health Center)
Ticket price includes admission to the after party at the Blue Bayou bar across the street.

Jamie and Jessie are Not Together

directed by Wendy Jo Carlton

A queer romantic comedy with musical numbers.

This award-winning Chicago production features Jacqui Jackson, Jessica-London-Shields, Fawzia Mirza, Marika Engelhardt, Sienna Harris, Jen LaForte, Tinuade Oyelowo, plus an amazing supporting cast!

Soundtrack includes Tegan and Sara, God-Dess & She, Ripley Caine, Sera Cahoone and Anomie Belle plus musical numbers co-written with Stephanie McCullough, composer at The Second City and iO Chicago

Got it Bad for the Wrong Girl? Jamie is moving from Chicago to New York hoping to become a Broadway actress. Her best friend Jessica is bummed, because she thinks she is in love with Jamie. As moving day gets closer, Jessica tries to make Jamie jealous by dating other women. But Jessica’s plan backfires, in a way she could never imagine.

A romantic comedy that defies expectations left and right, Jamie and Jessie are Not Together is one of the funniest most original films of the year.AfterEllen.com

Charmingly written and acted, the movie, let it be said, has a number of sex scenes, and although you can never be entirely certain who is doing what to whom, something is certainly being done. —Roger Ebert

Sexy and funny, Jamie & Jessie, about hot young friends who act on impulse, got my attention. —CURVE Magazine

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