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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 […]

QUEER SCREEN’S 26TH MARDI GRAS FILM FESTIVAL

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 […]

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 […]

Sydney marches for equality

BY ALEX EUGENE Last Sunday an estimated 30,000 people marched down the streets of Sydney in support of same sex marriage, while thousands more also rallied in the Brisbane sister event. YES Campaign spokespeople Kerryn Phelps, Alex Greenwich and Tiernan Brady made passionate speeches on the day at Customs House where the Sydney march concluded. […]

Queer Screen’s 24th Mardi Gras Film Festival

BY RITA BRATOVICH Queer Screen’s 24th Mardi Gras Film Festival promises to be one of the biggest and best ever, with films traversing genres, cultures, languages, genders and style. Recognised as one of the most prominent film festivals in the world – queer or otherwise – it attracts filmmakers of every calibre and filmgoers of […]