Articles tagged with: Mardi Gras Film Festival

Mar20

Queer Screen takes the best of MGFF to the west

POSTED ON // Monday, 20 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Queer Screen takes the best of MGFF to the west

Continuing its tradition of bringing the best of Mardi Gras Film Festival to other locales around Sydney, Queer Screen will be serving up The Best to the West at Riverside Theatres in Parramatta.

 

Mar07

Queer Screen hits the road to take best of the fest to the Blue Mountains

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 07 March 2017 Written by // SX Team

Queer Screen hits the road to take best of the fest to the Blue Mountains

Last month's Mardi Gras Film Festival was Queer Screen's most ambitious and successful to date and now the organisers will bring a taste of what was on offer to the LGBTI community in the mountains when they take the best of the fest on the road.

Feb17

Diving for Pearls

POSTED ON // Friday, 17 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Diving for Pearls

Director and cinematographer Jessica Dimmock’s acclaimed documentary, The Pearl, follows the journey of four middle aged trans women as they step bravely out of the closet and begin their transition.

Feb16

Join BGF for a special screening of Memories of a Penitent Heart

POSTED ON // Thursday, 16 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Join BGF for a special screening of Memories of a Penitent Heart

Looking for a great documentary to sink your teeth into at Mardi Gras Film Festival? Consider director Cecilia Aldarondo’s Memories of a Penitent Heart which follows the filmmaker’s quest to discover the truth about her uncle who died when she was young.

Feb12

Mardi Gras Film Festival: Exploring the female gaze in ‘Below Her Mouth’

POSTED ON // Sunday, 12 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Mardi Gras Film Festival: Exploring the female gaze in ‘Below Her Mouth’

Love and lust collide in the Mardi Gras Film Festival offering, Below Her Mouth, writes Cec Busby.

Feb08

Mardi Gras Film Festival: 'A Date with Mad Mary' is a coming-of-age tale with a twist

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 08 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Mardi Gras Film Festival: 'A Date with Mad Mary' is a coming-of-age tale with a twist

It’s been labelled one of the best Irish films of the year and its star Seána Kerslake is being praised for her performance. Now Mardi Gras Film Festival audiences can see what all the fuss is about when they catch the opening night flick A Date With Mad Mary. Cec Busby reports.

Jan25

Asian flicks to delight at Mardi Gras Film Festival

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 25 January 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Asian flicks to delight at Mardi Gras Film Festival

Mardi Gras Film Festival will shine a light on Queer Asian cinema this year when it plays host to delegates from the Asia Pacific Queer Film Festival Alliance (APQFFA) and screens a range of contemporary and classic Asian feature films, documentaries and shorts.

Jan11

‘Something for everyone’: Queer Screen unveils Mardi Gras Film Festival program

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 11 January 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

‘Something for everyone’: Queer Screen unveils Mardi Gras Film Festival program

The Golden Globe-winning drama, Moonlight, and James Franco’s controversial gay porn biopic King Cobra are among the bevy of queer cinematic gems showcased during the Mardi Gras Film Festival next month.

Nov16

Here are the first 10 films of the 2017 Mardi Gras Film Festival (TRAILERS)

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 16 November 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

Here are the first 10 films of the 2017 Mardi Gras Film Festival (TRAILERS)

Queer Screen has unveiled the first 10 films to be screened during the upcoming 24th Mardi Gras Film Festival. 

Mar02

Queer Screen brings the best of the fest to the Blue Mountains

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 02 March 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Queer Screen brings the best of the fest to the Blue Mountains

Queer Screen will join forces with local LGBTI social group,  Pink Mountains and The Carrington Hotel in Katoomba to host the best five films of the 23rd Mardi Gras Film Festival as well as the Winning short from the  My Queer Career awards.