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In Cinema in Sydney and On-demand Australia wide

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In Cinema in Sydney and On-demand Australia wide

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Featured Films

  • Of an Age

    A Serbian-Australian teenager develops intense feelings for his friend’s older brother, in this phenomenal Australian coming of age romance.

  • The Venus Effect

    Liv thinks she has everything figured out until she’s swept off her feet by free spirit Andrea in this feel good, award-winning rom-com.

  • All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

    This Venice Gold Lion winning documentary is an electrifying portrait of the life of bisexual artist and activist Nan Goldin.

  • Joyland

    This Cannes Un Certain Regard Jury Prize-winning romance between a trans woman and a married man is a watershed moment for Pakistani cinema.

  • The Winner Takes It All

    Drag icon Maxi Shield stars in a farcical comedy that brings to mind the works of John Waters.

  • Finding Her Beat

    A group of women and non-binary drummers gather to create a historic and ground-breaking Taiko performance, an art-form dominated by men.

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Festival News

  • We’re thrilled to be joined by an array of festival guests from Australia and across the globe, participating in events throughout the 2023 ...

  • Recipients of round 9 of the Queer Screen Completion Fund were announced at the program launch for the 30th Mardi Gras Film Festival....

  • All the glitz and glamour with the photos from Mardi Gras Film Festival 2023, running from 15 Feb to 2 Mar 2023....

  • Awaken Your Senses with the Best of Queer Cinema. Queer Screen’s 30th Mardi Gras Film Festival: 15 Feb – 2 Mar 2023....

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Queer Screen feels honoured to work, create and contribute to the community on the land of Australia’s traditional custodians. We acknowledge their wisdom and resilience in the face of injustices. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Queer Screen is the home of the Mardi Gras Film Festival (February), and Queer Screen Film Fest, (September). We are in Sydney, Australia.

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