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Queer Screen’s 27th Mardi Gras Film Festival

Queer Screen’s 27th Mardi Gras Film Festival

Thursday 13th February 2020

12:00 am

Thursday 27th February 2020

12:00 am

Event Cinemas George St, Dendy Newtown & Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace

Wheelchair Accessible
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From romance to comedies, documentaries to dramas, and everything in between, Queer Screen delivers a huge 27th Mardi Gras Film Festival with an exciting array of diverse films that showcase the LGBTQI+ experience.

The 2020 festival will feature a raft of Australian and Sydney premieres from all corners of the globe. Highlights include Lizzie, a psychological thriller based on the infamous 1892 murders of the Borden family starring Chloë Sevigny and Kristen Stewart. Dreamy Henry Golding from Crazy Rich Asians stars in Monsoon as a gay man who heads to Saigon, in a film that questions how family ties, culture and sexuality make us who we are. A massive hit in France, The Shiny Shrimps is a feelgood comedy based on the true story of a flamboyant amateur water-polo team striving to qualify for the Gay Games in Croatia. Jon Hamm and Jennifer Jason Leigh narrate Sid & Judy, an amazing documentary about the talent and tragedy of gay icon Judy Garland. Unsound is a unique, Australian movie that explores the connection between Noah, a guitarist, and Finn, a deaf transman.

The teaser films listed above are on sale now ahead of the launch of the full festival program on January 8.