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Log on to the Queer Screen Film Festival

Log on to the Queer Screen Film Festival

This year, Queer Screen Film Fest comes to you! Available on more screens than ever, the 8th Queer Screen Film Fest will be online and on-demand and it can be accessed from anywhere in Australia. The full program comprises over 40 feature films, documentaries and shorts – 90 percent of which can be accessed by […]

Review | ‘Broken Hearts Gallery’ is a romcom for a new generation

Review | ‘Broken Hearts Gallery’ is a romcom for a new generation

Broken Hearts Gallery | Dir: Natalie Krinsky | ★ ★ ★ ★  Twenty-five year old Australian actress Geraldine Viswanathan seems to have taken Hollywood by storm and simply sparkles in this Gen-Y rom-com set in New York. People might recall her standout performances in the 2018 comedy Blockers or last year’s coming-of-age drama Hala. Alongside her is […]

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Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman leads upcoming LGBTIQ+ horror film

Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman leads upcoming LGBTIQ+ horror film

Actor Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman leads the cast of an upcoming horror film, pitting him against some dangerously homophobic neighbours in Spiral. The Unreal star and Canada’s Drag Race judge is Malik, who moves to a quaint new town with his partner Aaron (Ari Cohen) and daughter Kayla (Jennifer Laporte) to start a new life. The trailer takes a dark […]

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Review | ‘The Translators’ keeps audiences guessing til the end

Review | ‘The Translators’ keeps audiences guessing til the end

The Translators | Dir: Régis Roinsard | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  French writer/director Régis Roinsard has crafted a claustrophobic Agatha Christie style thriller that keeps the audience guessing until the very end. There are many twists and turns in this fast-paced film that features a multinational cast of superb actors. The suave and arrogant head of […]

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‘Sequin in a Blue Room’ brings a fresh view to queer Australian cinema

‘Sequin in a Blue Room’ brings a fresh view to queer Australian cinema

  Technology has fast become integral to the way young LGBTIQ+ people connect with the world around them, and a new Australian film tells a contemporary queer coming of age story rarely seen on screen. Sequin In A Blue Room follows a 16-year-old boy who goes by Sequin on the dating apps, and he’s discovering […]

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Check out the first trailer for Netflix’s ‘The Boys In The Band’

Check out the first trailer for Netflix’s ‘The Boys In The Band’

Netflix and Ryan Murphy are giving new life to a gay theatre classic, with a screen adaptation of the groundbreaking classic The Boys In The Band. Originally created by the late playwright Mart Crowley, the show premiered off-Broadway in 1968, telling the story of a group of gay men whose relationships break down over the course of […]

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Review | ‘Slim & I’ tells the story of country music queen Joy McKean

Review | ‘Slim & I’ tells the story of country music queen Joy McKean

Slim & I | Dir: Kriv Stenders | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Country music legend Slim Dusty and his wife trail-blazed their way across Australia for more than 50 years, sometimes on non-existent roads, singing about the country and the people who inhabited the remote towns. Slim left a legacy of over 100 albums when he […]

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Award-winning queer film ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ comes to Stan

Award-winning queer film ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ comes to Stan

An award-winning, critically acclaimed film from director Céline Sciamma has just landed on Stan, exploring the forbidden romance between two women in the late 18th century. French screenwriter and director Céline Sciamma’s body of work focuses on people as they become aware of their sexuality, those moments when sexuality and identity are formed and break free. […]

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‘Ammonite’ brings a 19th-century lesbian romance to the screen

‘Ammonite’ brings a 19th-century lesbian romance to the screen

Saiorse Ronan and Kate Winslet fall in love in an upcoming film from director Francis Lee, set in 1840s England. Ammonite is inspired by the story of renowned British palaeontologist Mary Anning (Winslet) and her relationship with geologist Charlotte Murchison (Ronan). The film explores the women’s blossoming relationship as they come together from different worlds, […]

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Netflix gives first look at screen adaptation of ‘The Boys In The Band’

Netflix gives first look at screen adaptation of ‘The Boys In The Band’

Netflix and Ryan Murphy are giving new life to a gay theatre classic, with a screen adaptation of the groundbreaking classic The Boys In The Band. Originally created by the late playwright Mart Crowley, the show premiered off-Broadway in 1968, telling the story of a group of gay men whose relationships break down over the course […]

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