“Anchored by complicated, smart, funny women, ‘Princess Cyd’ is a rare delight of a film” —Indiewire.com “Beautiful, intimate drama ...” —Salon.com “The film’s power sneaks up on you. A final scene—a small thing; a telephone call between Cyd and Miranda—left me unexpectedly in tears.” —Baltimore Magazine “It’s Spence’s Miranda who lends this powerful story its profound narrative charge, defending her right to be who she is while acknowledging the possibilities beyond her understanding.” —Hammer to Nail “A rich, emotionally resilient picture ...” —Cinepunx.com “An endearing, full-hearted comedy ... the film’s warmth and generosity reminded me of the late Jonathan Demme.” —Village Voice “[A] tender, thoughtful drama of self-realization.” —Chicago Sun-Times “One of 2017’s Most Beautiful Films.” —The Film Stage “A gorgeous film - funny, wise and full of humanity.” —The Skinny UK “[An] indie gem.” —Huffington Post “This one's worth your time.” —Chicago Tribune


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PRINCESS CYD follows 16-year-old athlete Cyd Loughlin (Jessie Pinnick) while visiting her novelist aunt (Rebecca Spence) in Chicago over the summer. Eager to escape life with her depressive single father, Cyd falls for a girl in the neighborhood, while she and her aunt gently challenge each other in the realms of sex and spirit.


  • Directed by: Stephen Cone, who also directed award-winning films THE WISE KIDS and HENRY GAMBLE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY
  • Starring: Jessie Pinnick, Rebecca Spence
  • Color • 96 Minutes
  • Release Year, 2017
Upcoming Screenings
  • Aug 27, 2017: SidewalkFest, Birmingham, AL at 3:00 PM [info & tickets]
  • Sep 23, 2017: Queer Screen Film Fest - Sydney, Australia [info & tickets]
  • Oct 3, 2017: Queer Screen Film Fest - Mount Victoria, NSW, Australia [info & tickets]
  • Previous Dates:
  • Aug 19, 2017: Kaleidoscope LGBT Film Festival, Little Rock, Ark
  • Jun 21, 2017: Homebrewed Film Festival, Columbus, Missouri
  • Jun 20, 2017: Frameline, San Francisco Gay & Lesbian Int’l Film Festival
  • Jun 17, 2017: BAM Cinema Fest
  • May 3, 2017: Maryland Film Festival – World Premiere


PRESS Contact

Rob Scheer
(917) 551-5838

Wolfe Contact

Jim Stephens
Wolfe Video