Friends & Benefits

Masculine, lesbian, tattooed, with a green mohawk on her head, inseparable from her wheelchair, she goes around Camden with lesbian friends. Diagnosed at 19 with multiple sclerosis, she lives her life in a way that many people would envy, even those with full mobility. But what is it that allows her to have such a quality of life?

You can watch it here with Greek subtitles

Title: Friends & Benefits
Genre: Documentary
Duration: 27′
Year: 2021
Country: Greece

Director: Maria Katsikadakou (a.k.a. Maria Cyber)
Writer: Maria Katsikadakou (a.k.a. Maria Cyber)
Producer: Maria Katsikadakou (a.k.a. Maria Cyber)
Starring: Laura Cain
Necessary Assistants: Olga Michali and Panagiotis Evagelidis
Edit: Myrto Karra
Clips and Photos: Rita Ruggeri
Opening Titles and End Credits: Nikos Chantzis
Subtitles: Vacky Tombrou
Character Design: Vacky Tombrou


  • The Bangalore Queer Film Festival (BQFF)
    July 24, 2022
    India premiere
    Official selection
  • Lesflicks Cinema at LFEST
    July 22, 2022
    UK premiere
    Official Selection
  • Merced Queer Film Festival
    May 21, 2022
    United State premiere
    Official Selection
  • The Greek Film Festival Berlin
    April 1, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival
    November 15, 2021
    Israel Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Νύχτες Πρεμιέρας • Athens International Film Festival
    September 25, 2021
    Athens Premier
    Official Selection
  • Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
    July 1, 2021