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My Queer Career

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My Queer Career is Australia’s richest LGBTIQ+ short film prize, with over $16,000 worth of cash and support to be won.

These eight films are in the running for Best Film, Best Screenplay, Emerging Filmmaker, Emerging Performer and Audience Award:

Blackfellas Who Can’t Dance
Two men dance around their desire for each other at the gym as they discover they’re fundamentally different people, in this comedy-drama.

Dykes On Bikes: An Origin Story
From protectors in the streets to Sydney Mardi Gras icons, this is a love letter to Australia’s longest running LGBTIQ+ community group.

Ghosted
A weekend retreat with his put-upon boyfriend turns sinister for a social media influencer when he’s pursued by a persistent online stalker.

Pause
After two years abroad, with less than 12 hours in her rural hometown Rosie attempts to mend the broken heart of her childhood sweetheart.

Right Here
After coming out as non-binary to their parents, Grace meets their future self and realises who they want to be was inside them all along.

Single
Housemates Tilly, Luke and Bridie bamboozle their way through a kaleidoscope of psychedelic romantic encounters in Sydney’s inner-west.

Sparkles
A 30-something year-old woman with Down syndrome flees her small country town for the big city, befriending a drag queen along the way.

Tuī Ná
A 17 year-old struggles to reconcile his burgeoning queerness with his filial duties and expectations from his Chinese immigrant mother.

Content warning: contains depictions of homophobia, ableism and threats of sexual assault, and references to homophobic violence

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About My Queer Career
  • Director

    Jacquelynn Auger Claudia Bailey Kate Cornish William Duan Steph Jowett Nathan Lacey Nick Lacey Enoch Mailangi Jacqueline Pelczar Tilly Robba
  • Producer

    Claudia Bailey Kate Boylan-Ascione Ashley Burgess Cody Greenwood Brenna Harding Majhid Heath Steph Jowett Mimo Mukii Nicole Thorn
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