Queer Screen's 25th Mardi Gras Film Festival

Thursday 15 February 2018 to Thursday 01 March 2018

Celebrating 25 years of queer stories on film, Queer Screen’s 25th Mardi Gras Film Festival is a glorious mix of retrospective treasures and the latest and greatest films celebrating love, life and the journey to equality across the LGBTIQ+ spectrum.

Tickets are now on sale online for the full program which runs from 15 February to 1 March in Event Cinemas George Street and across Sydney.

With more than 60 Australian premieres, two World Premieres, abundant award-winning films and 12 different short film packages, the Festival will showcase 55 feature length films and 69 short films in 71 sessions.

The Festival opens with Ideal Home, a hilarious dramedy about an extravagant bickering couple played by Steve Coogan and Paul Rudd who must look after a grandson they never knew they had.

Closing Night film is the quirky coming-of- age and award-winning Freak Show featuring the camp and courageous Billy Bloom who is determined to live life as his fabulous self. With cameos from Bette Midler and Laverne Cox, it’s a great celebration of being here and being queer.

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