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Mardi Gras Film Festival 2024 Branding featuring lots of differently coloured speech bubbles. Text reads: Queer Screen's 31st Mardi Gras Film Festival. Presented by Optus.
Mardi Gras Film Festival 2024 Branding featuring lots of differently coloured speech bubbles. Text reads: Queer Screen's 31st Mardi Gras Film Festival. Presented by Optus.

In Cinema in Sydney 15-29 February 2024

On Demand Australia-wide 1-11 March 2024

In Cinema in Sydney
15-29 February 2024

On Demand Australia-wide
1-11 March 2024

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Advertising for American Express. Text reads: The first 1,500 American Express Card Members get 15% off Mardi Gras Film Festival tickets, unless sold out prior. Terms and Conditions apply.
Johnnie Walker advertising. Text reads: Keep Walking Proudly. Image shows four people full height walking from the left side of the banner to the right side of the banner in a gold room. The text is repeated between each person.
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Advertising for Macquarie Bank. Text reads: Proudly Supporting Queer Screen's Mardi Gras Film Festival.
Advertising for Mini. A photo of the new Mini Countryman, in side profile, in a grey green colour, is shown turning a corner. Text reads: The new Mini Countryman. Find out more.

Featured Films

  • Polarized

    Opposites attract in this subtle and beautifully composed rural sapphic romance from writer-director Shamim Sarif (I Can’t Think Straight).

  • F.L.Y

    Two ex-boyfriends are forced to live under the one roof, putting their friendship (and some high heels) to the test, in this wistful comedy.

  • Transgender Shorts

    Covering the length and breadth of genres, these must-see films explore a whole host of topics and trans experiences.

  • All the Silence

    When a sign language teacher who lives with her deaf girlfriend begins losing her hearing, she’s forced to confront her entire identity.

  • Mutt

    Non-binary heartthrob Lio Mehiel won a Special Jury prize at Sundance for their performance in this raw, authentic drama.

  • The Mattachine Family

    Nico Tortorella (Younger) and Emily Hampshire (Schitt’s Creek) star in this comedy-drama about chosen family.

Festival News

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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, (August). We are in Sydney, Australia.

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