Queer Screen – Mardi Gras Film Festival

A celebration of the diversity of sexualities and gender identities through queer storytelling on screen, by inclusive and respectful communities full of creativity, inspiration and pride

Sydney (September 2020)

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Queer Screen – Mardi Gras Film Festival News, Reviews & Interviews



First thing’s first – Renee Zellweger; she’s good. Really good. She’ll probably win an Oscar, ...


Despairing of his second feature, British filmmaker Benjamin (Merlin’s Colin Morgan) quickly falls for singer ...
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Our good friends at The Red Rattler Theatre are hosting a very special event this Sat 11 July, 12pm - 5pm. DJ Gemma + Georgia present a Happy Daze - End of Daze sound installation. Food + Cakes + Chai + Drinks Entry by donation towards costs of event. All welcome! 🌈 INFO: https://bit.ly/2OcgcO9
An opportunity for experimental and interdisciplinary artists. Performance Space have just announced an application call-out for their new Experimental Micro-Fellowships. Eight $5000 grants for Australian and Asia Pacific artists, as a way to create opportunities for experimentation and the development of new work. All the details are on their website, with applications open now until July 15. https://performancespace.com.au/programs/residencies/call-for-applications-experimental-micro-fellowships/
What are the stakes of representation? Saturday 11am, live streamed right here on Facebook, an in depth Q&A about DISCLOSURE. An unprecedented look into 100 years of transgender images on screen. Watch Disclosure on Netflix and tune in with us, Brisbane Queer Film Festival, and Melbourne Queer Film Festival.
Screening as part of GIRLS LIKE GIRLS at MGFF20, the stylish XIAO XIAN is now available to stream online for free. https://vimeo.com/433281909
Donations from the community allow us to support filmmakers like Thomas and Lizzie. The Glasshouse was a Queer Screen Completion Fund recipient, and is currently in post-production. We can't wait to see the final version on the big screen! To help us continue our support of LGBTIQ+ filmmakers, head to www.queerscreen.org.au to donate.
To celebrate Pride Month in Australia Sydney Pride Festival 2020 is running Love Stream a month-long series of local events you can watch online until 30th June. www.sydneypride.com - includes the full calendar of events along with links for where you can watch them online. Events include talks, health and fitness classes, education sessions, Love Bingo, life drawing classes, drag shows, live streaming from venues, drag queen children’s storytime, a short story competition, lunchtime entertainment, the Pride Run, documentary, movie & TV recommendations.
Queer Screen is deeply saddened by the realities of injustices faced by people from minority backgrounds. We acknowledge that racism has a devastating impact not only in the society at large but also within the LGBTIQ+ community. We stand in support of our community members, volunteers, staff and patrons who experience terrible inequities as part of their everyday lives. It is not okay. We stand with you.
Marking Queer Screen’s 25th anniversary, here’s where you can watch some of the still-unmissable titles served up during the monumental 2018 Mardi Gras Film Festival. https://queerscreen.org.au/mgff18-features-available-to-stream/
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