Accessibility and inclusion

Queer Screen welcomes all visitors to screenings and events, and endeavours to increase the accessibility of the Mardi Gras Film Festival 2019. Check the Venue Specific Access Information below for more details.

For all access bookings and enquiries, and to notify us of your needs so we can make your visit as enjoyable as possible, please email

Companion Cards

Queer Screen proudly accepts Companion Cards to all sessions. For guests who require assistance of a companion or carer, a second ticket is issued at no cost to the Companion Card holder. Companion Card tickets can be booked by emailing

Wheelchair Spaces

Queer Screen’s 26th Mardi Gras Film Festival venues have a limited number of wheelchair spaces. To book a space, please email

Assistance Animals

Assistance animals are welcome at all festival events and venues. Bookings are essential so the venue can be advised. Please email


Open Captioning

Open Captioning is a text display of all the words and sounds heard on screen. Queer Screen’s 26th Mardi Gras Film Festival will screen four sessions with open captions. Click here for titles.
Open caption sessions with support from Create NSW

Subtitled Screenings

All foreign language in films is subtitled in English. This does not include full open captions.

Venue specific access information

For additional MGFF19 venue information click here.

Event Cinemas George St

Event Cinemas George St

  • Ramp access to Event Cinemas is available from the main entrance on George Street. It is recommended to drop off on Kent St and take the lane way down to the cinema.
  • All cinemas are wheelchair accessible.
  • Accessible toilets are located a short distance from each cinema.
  • There is no onsite parking available.
  • Cinemas 3, 4, 5, 7 and 9 have 4 wheelchair spaces. Cinemas 6 and 11 have 3 wheelchair spaces. Cinema 10 has 2 wheelchair spaces. To book a wheelchair space please contact us on

Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace Cremorne

  • All cinemas in the Hayden Orpheum are wheelchair accessible, with the exception of Cinema 3.
  • There are accessible toilets located a short distance from the cinema.
  • Hearing loops are available in all cinemas.
  • Behind the Orpheum on Parraween Street there is a car park with accessible spaces.
  • Cinema 4 has 4 wheelchair spaces. Cinema 5 has 2 wheelchair spaces. Cinema 3 has no wheelchair spaces. To book a wheelchair space please contact us on
  • Please note the Venue policy is that the inclinator is unfortunately not able to be used after the session start time due to noise disruption. Please plan your visit accordingly.

Golden Age Bar + Cinema, Surry Hills

  • The Golden Age Cinema and Bar is located on the Basement level of the Paramount Pictures Building.
  • The site is fully accessible via lift.
  • The cinema has 2 wheelchair spaces.
  • Please email in advance with session time and date you are attending.
  • Accessible toilets are located a short distance from the cinema.
  • There is limited metered street parking in the area.

Touring Venues

Please contact us on with any questions about regional centres.

Riverside Theatres, Parramatta

  • Riverside offers level access and space for wheelchairs at Rafferty’s Theatre.
  • Accessible toilet facilities are located at either end of the Theatre foyer.
  • Limited paid parking is available at the venue for patrons with a current disability parking permit. Please note that these spaces need to be pre-booked by calling 8839 3399. There is a fee of $5 for parking. Entry to parking is via Market Street, at the back of Riverside and there is a ramp from the car park onto the theatre walkway for access into the venue. Your RTA parking permit number needs to be provided at the time of booking.

Capitol Cinemas, Manuka

  • Ramp access is via the front doors opposite the newsagency.
  • Cinema 4 has 2 dedicated wheelchair spaces.
  • Accessible toilets are located on the ground floor, outside cinema 1.
  • Hearing loop available in cinema 4, but no Closed Caption options.
  • Paid street parking around cinema until 5:30pm Mon-Thu and 9pm Friday. There is a multi story carpark 50m further up Furneaux Street across the road from the theatre.
  • Acton and Dean buses run to Manuka. Please check local bus timetables.

BCC Cinemas Lismore

  • Ramp Access to via side of building.
  • Cinema 2 has 2 wheelchair spaces.
  • Accessible toilet location: Short walk from Cinema – Located on Level 1 (Same level as Cinemas)
  • Limited Car Spaces available underneath Cinema – Closest to the Cinema for parking is the Clyde Campbell Carpark. About 50m walk to Cinema.
  • Closest Major Bus Interchange is Lismore Square on Brewster Street – approx 10 minute walk.

Event Cinemas, Kotara

  • There is a ramp from the rooftop carpark onto the rooftop and into the cinema. The Cinema is fully accessible.
  • Cinema has 4 wheelchair spaces.
  • Accessible toilets are located on the same level, a short way from the cinema.
  • Cinemas are located within a shopping centre so there is ample parking. The first 3 hours are free and you receive an additional hour with a valid movie ticket. Parking is free after 6pm.
  • Kotara train station is located 15 minutes’ walk from the centre. There is also a bus stop located outside the front entrance to the centre.

Mount Vic Flicks

  • The venue is fully wheelchair accessible, including parking, toilets and snack bar and can accommodate a large number of wheelchairs.
  • The cinema is equipped with a hearing loop system and headsets can be provided for those who do not have hearing aids with a T-switch.

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