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Spotlight on ladies at Queer Screen Festival 2021

BY JESSI LEWIS City Hub speaks with Queer Screen Film Festival Director Lisa Rose about the festival's 9th year & the slate of films for queer women. With Sydney in lockdown than what better time is there than now to delve head first into this year’s Queer Screen Film Festival. Now in its 9th year, […]

Queer Screen Awards Additional Round Of Funding During Lockdown

By ELYSIA COOK Queer Screen’s Completion Fund awarded $15,000 across three different screen projects last Friday and the timing couldn’t have been better. The additional round of the Completion Fund was announced on the Closing Night of the Mardi Gras Film Festival in March, in light of the devastating effects of COVID-19 on the independent […]

QueerScreen Film Festival

This year 29 LGBTIQ feature films, documentaries and shorts screen at the QueerScreen Film Festival and the theme is ‘light your fire’ since more than half of the films are about romance. Lisa Rose, the Festival Director, is adamant that there is a film for everyone regardless of sexual persuasion and most of the program […]


By Mark Morellini Queer Screen’s 26th Mardi Gras Film Festival comes to Sydney, with a program of 120 of the best LGBTIQ films from around the world. The festival boasts five world premieres, 75 Australian premieres and 22 films showing transgender, non-binary or inter-sex characters/subjects, which is a record. Lisa Rose, the festival director, said […]


By Mark Morellini This highly anticipated film festival returns for its sixth year with a program of 29 LGBTIQ feature films and 16 shorts from 12 countries, including Iceland, Brazil, The Netherlands, Canada and the USA. Popularity of this festival is on the increase from year to year with an estimated 10% of the audience being […]

Rainbow Screen

By Rita Bratovich. The Mardi Gras Film Festival (MGFF) is one of the most popular features of the festival overall. It is run in collaboration with Queer Screen who this year celebrate 25 years as an entity. Since it was established in 1993 by a group of LGBTIQ+ film makers and friends-of-film, Queer Screen has showcased […]