Queer Screen’s 23rd Mardi Gras Film Festival promises to set hearts beating and pulses racing with a raft of exciting Australian premieres, award winners, and an Oscar contender announced in its teaser program today.
The Festival opens on Thursday 18 February with the Australian premiere of the sensual French film Summertime. Other Australian premieres to be screened include the hauntingly beautiful Thai Oscar entry for 2016 How to Win at Checkers (Every Time), Addicted to Fresno starring Natasha Lyonne, the captivating Venezuelan lesbian film Liz in September, and Coming In, a comedy from the director and star of gay classic Summer Storm.
Remembering the Man, a new documentary of the tragic tale of Australian lovers Timothy Conigrave and John Caleo, will also make its Sydney debut at the Festival.
Running from 18 February to 3 March 2016 at Event Cinemas George Street and other venues, the Mardi Gras Film Festival promises to deliver something for everyone.
Tickets are now on sale at http://www.queerscreen.org.au