The Queer Screen film festival is one of the biggest LGBT film events in Australia, with the 15-day-long celebration aiming to raise awareness of sexual diversities and gender identities through queer film.
Taking place in February & March in 2022, the festival showcases films, shorts, and documentaries across a wide range of LGBTIQ angles.
Mardi Gras Film Festival 2022 Dates, Program & Movie Prices, Sydney
The changed and mixed format offers audiences both an online or in-cinema experience for maximum safety and personal comfort. Running from 18 February to 4 March in Sydney, and nationally on-demand, the Festival will screen with restricted and socially distanced viewings at Event Cinemas (George Street), Ritz Cinemas (Randwick) and the Hayden Orpheum (Cremorne), Event Cinemas (Hurstville) and the Moonlight Cinema (Centennial Park), before touring to Canberra and the Blue Mountains in late March.
Despite a slow-down in film production and distribution in 2020, 2021’s Festival screened 94 feature, documentary, short and episodic films, with 70% of that available on-demand. The program included 3 World premieres, 60 Australian premieres and 15 Sydney premieres showcasing LGBTIQ+ storytelling from 30 different countries.