10 must-watch On Demand films at Mardi Gras Film Festival 2022

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10 must-watch On Demand films at Mardi Gras Film Festival 2022

Did you know you can enjoy Mardi Gras Film Festival Australia wide? With 30 feature films and over 30 shorts ready and available to enjoy online, on demand from the comfort of your own home.

Sweetheart – Gay, intense and completely lacking in fashion sense – AJ is the outsider in her family. But that doesn’t stop her from being dragged along on the family vacation.


Keith Haring: Street Art Boy – This fascinating portrait of the artist Keith Haring has never-before-seen interviews, as well as a definitive biography of his success in the art world of New York in the 80s.

Keith Haring

The Retreat – From changing a tyre to using a gun and a couple of particularly creative and gory weapon choices, you will be rallying behind these women to overcome the sadistic homophobes they find themselves pitted against.

The Retreat

Ma Belle, My Beauty – When former polyamorous lovers are reunited in the South of France, desires and disappointments are rekindled as the characters tackle the past, present and future of their relationship.

Check out an interview with director, Marion Hill here.

Ma Belle My Beauty

Coming To You – Facing the challenging reality their children face being openly queer in Korea; two mothers become involved in the fight for their rights in this powerful and insightful documentary.

Coming To You

Being BeBe – Get behind the wigs and makeup, glitz and glamour of BeBe Zahara Benet, the original winner of the first season of the global phenomenon of Rupaul’s Drag Race.

Being BeBe

Sediments – A thought-provoking, moving and inspiring documentary that showcases the experiences of six Spanish transgender women in a raw, unfiltered and ultimately hopeful light.


The Sixth Reel – Written over the phone during lockdown, this is an outrageous homage to 1930s madcap comedies that delivers the laughs and warm nostalgia of classic Hollywood.

The Sixth Reel

Mascarpone – With a rather delicious cast, this gentle Italian drama not only provides some eye candy, but a satisfying story about perfecting the recipe for your own personal happiness.


A Distant Place – Evocative and firmly entrenched in place and character with stunning cinematography and two handsome leads, this film has hints of a modern Brokeback Mountain.

A Distant Place

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