Which films did our audiences rate the most? We’re glad you asked! Drum roll, please…

Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
Winner 1985 
Runners Up SnapshotsNight Comes On

Audience Award for Best Documentary
Winner Becoming Colleen (pictured)
Runners Up Leitis In Waiting, When The Beat Drops

Audience Award for Best Short
Winner Grace & Betty
Runners Up MalikRubber Dolphin

My Queer Career – Our 2019 Winners!

A highlight of every Queer Screen Mardi Gras Film Festival is celebrating some amazing short films, and being able to help them further on their journey. We showcased nine fantastic Australian shorts on February 18, with the following taking home some awards.

My Queer Career: Best Film
Thomas Banks’ Quest For Love
$3000 Stephen Cummins Film Trust
$2000 legal advice from JP Media Law
Automatic entry into the Iris Prize

My Queer Career: Audience Award
Staying The Night
$3500 editing support from Spectrum Films

My Queer Career: Best Screenplay
$500 from Event Cinemas George St

My Queer Career: Emerging Filmmaker
$1000 from Queer Screen

But It’s Not Over: We’re Heading On Tour!

MGFF19 Hits The Road
We’re off to Parramatta, Lismore, Newcastle, Canberra and the Blue Mountains!

The curtain hasn’t fallen on MGFF19 just yet – we’re off to our regional screenings to share some of the fantastic on-screen stories that wowed audiences in Sydney, including Anchor and HopeMapplethorpe and our popular shorts collections. Here are the dates and click through for all details.

Canberra – March 15-17 Event Cinemas, Manuka

Lismore – March 22-24 BCC Cinemas, Lismore

Parramatta – March 22-24 Riverside Theatres, Parramatta

Newcastle – March 29-30 Event Cinemas, Kotara

Blue Mountains – April 5-7 Mount Vic Flicks, Mount Victoria