Movies

Jul13

Help get Tasty the film off the ground!

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 13 July 2016 Written by // Rachel Cook

Help get Tasty the film off the ground!

A funding campaign is currently underway for a short film about the infamous Tasty Raid in Melbourne.

Jul12

Gay Mr Sulu in Star Trek reboot unfortunate says George Takei

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 12 July 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Gay Mr Sulu in Star Trek reboot unfortunate says George Takei

Openly gay original Star Trek actor George Takei has described the move to make Mr Sulu a gay character in the latest Star Trek movie as “unfortunate”.

Jun15

Shorts for Marriage Equality

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 15 June 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Shorts for Marriage Equality

Queer Screen is getting into full pride mode this month by hosting a special fundraising screening in support of Australian Marriage Equality.

May09

Human Rights Arts and Film Festival shines a light on the plight of asylum seekers

POSTED ON // Monday, 09 May 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Human Rights Arts and Film Festival shines a light on the plight of asylum seekers

Now in its ninth year the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF) continues to provide a platform where creatives, organisations and the Australian public can share their desires to bring about social change.

Apr22

Join Queer Screen for ICLC/Twenty10 fundraiser screening of lesbian drama Carol

POSTED ON // Friday, 22 April 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Join Queer Screen for ICLC/Twenty10 fundraiser screening of lesbian drama Carol

In honour of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia and Intersexphobia (IDAHOT) Queer Screen are serving up a special screening of the acclaimed Cate Blanchett movie,, Carol.

Apr19

Gay porno murder themed flick King Cobra debuts at Tribeca to rave reviews

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 19 April 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Gay porno murder themed flick King Cobra debuts at Tribeca to rave reviews

James Franco’s latest flick, King Cobra has wowed the critics at Tribeca Film Festival. The film, which is inspired by the macabre true story of the murder of a gay porn producer, stars Franco, Pretty Little Liars’ Keegan Allen and Disney favourite Garrett Clayton as porn star Brent Corrigan.

Apr06

First films announced for Sydney Film Festival

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 06 April 2016

First films announced for Sydney Film Festival

Festival director Nashen Moodley has announced a slew of exciting cinema for the 63rd annual Sydney Film Festival. Amongst the offerings: a retrospective of Martin Scorsese’s work curated by film critic David Stratton and the premiere of Jake Gyllenhaal’s new flick, Demolition, by the director of Dallas Buyers Club.

Mar16

Gay romance film a success despite Vatican ban

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 16 March 2016 Written by // Glen Moret

Gay romance film a success despite Vatican ban

An independent film about a gay couple that has been described by those within the Catholic Church as “unusable” has scored the top per-screen-average over the weekend in Italy.

Mar09

Lilly Wachowski comes out as transgender

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 09 March 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Lilly Wachowski comes out as transgender

Following the pressure of a public outing by the Daily Mail, filmmaker Lilly Wachowski has come out as a trans woman joining her sister Lana as a member of the trans community.

Mar08

WATCH: First look at Mapplethorpe documentary

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 08 March 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

WATCH: First look at Mapplethorpe documentary

“I was always fascinated with taking the idea of sexuality and bring it to a level it hadn’t been looked at before.” ~ Robert Mapplethorpe.