Embrace Your Story

Queer Screen’s 26th Mardi Gras Film Festival returns from the 13-28 February with an exciting array of diverse films that showcase the LGBTIQ experience.

— Teaser Guide —

The first 10 films are now on sale, with the full program announced January 9th 2019. Scroll down to check out the films and watch the trailer.

Embrace Your Story

Queer Screen’s 26th Mardi Gras Film Festival returns from the 13-28 February with an exciting array of diverse films that showcase the LGBTIQ experience.

— Teaser Guide —

The first 10 films now on sale, with the full program announced January 9th 2019. Scroll down to check out the films and watch the trailer.

Sauvage

Sauvage is unrelenting and affecting in its portrait of this gay hustler “who was made to be loved”. Félix Maritaud delivers a knockout performance with visceral abandon in this film that shocked audiences at Cannes.

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Documentary Centrepiece: TransMilitary

In this emotionally charged documentary, four transgender men and women courageously face a series of successes and setbacks as regressive policy and political change threaten their careers in the US military.

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Snapshots

Tensions bubble over as secrets are revealed when Rose recalls moments of her undying love for another woman, Louise. The sexy chemistry between the younger Rose and the bold Louise, told in flashback, is something you will not want to miss!

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Snapshots
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I Miss You When I See You

Love, heartbreak and isolation are themes explored in Simon Chung’s Hong Kong drama about two men navigating their feelings for one another.

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Leitis in Waiting

These ladies are tired of waiting! When religious fundamentalism comes to Tonga, the proud indigenous transgender women known as leitis refuse to quietly fade away.

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Leitis in Waiting
Freelancers Anonymous

Freelancers Anonymous

Fast, sharp and very funny, Freelancers Anonymous fills the screen with a fabulous, mostly female cast. Lisa Cordileone and Natasha Negovanlis shine in this hilarious screwball comedy without the heteronormativity.

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Freelancers Anonymous

Kanarie

Johan lives for pop music – so when he’s forced to do his mandatory military service, he gets into the army choir. But dealing with his burgeoning sexuality complicates things for this Bronski Beat buff.

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Night Comes On

Navigating a haunting past, rejected by the girlfriend she thought was waiting, and disconnected from family, Angel reenters the world after a year in prison in search for a revenge she hopes can bring her peace.

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Every Act of Life

The curtain is raised and the spotlight shines firmly on acclaimed playwright Terence McNally in this sparkling documentary about the theatre legend and LGBTIQ activist.

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Every Act of Life

Silvana

Charting the meteoric rise of the Swedish hip-hop sensation Silvana, this inspiring documentary explores the political and personal tolls of rapid fame, queer love and rap as a powerful tool of political resistance.

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