24th Mardi Gras Film Festival
King Cobra, A-list cast including James Franco, Christian Slater, Alicia Silverstone, and Molly Ringwald tell the true story of gay porn star Brent Corrigan.
Angry Indian Godesses – What happens when a group of women, sick of inequality, get really, really angry? This film explores the raw power of a group of intelligent, awesome, modern, Indian women.
The Pass – Russell Tovey impresses as a closeted soccer player.
Seat in Shadow – International Premiere – A fresh look at love and acceptance in an intergenerational friendship set in Scotland.
Something Like Summer – World premiere – Featuring original songs, this is a special coming of age film.
Calamity Jane – Come dressed as a cowboy or cowgirl and sing-a-long to on-screen lyrics with Doris Day’s Calamity Jane in the 1953 queer cult classic.
Ovarian Psychos – SXSW Film Festival – Join the crew of bicycle-riding women of colour, as they hit the streets of LA to protest violence against women.
Out of Iraq – Following the lives of LGBTIQ people living in a warzone, this is at once a love story and a subtle indictment of the refugee processing system.
Queer Screen’s 24th Mardi Gras Film Festival, 15 February – 2 March 2017. For full program and tickets – queerscreen.org.au