Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2016

Melbodownloadurne Queer Film Festival is back again in March 2016 “presenting more than 100 films from across the world, showcasing the best in LGBTI features, shorts and documentaries over 12 days…at Melbourne’s world-class Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) located in Federation Square”.
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Here are just a few of their films on offer under the category of ‘transgender’:
DOCUMENTARY SHORTS
Sat 2 Apr 2:00 PM
ACMI Cinema 1
These remarkable true stories include parents raising a trans child, a church preaching marriage equality and a disabled man’s search for love.
Deep Run
Sat 2 Apr 4:00 PM
ACMI Cinema 1
Cole is a young trans man living in religious, rural North Carolina. Executive produced by Susan Sarandon, Deep Run is a powerful watch.
Lonely Stars
Sat 2 Apr 10:00 PM
ACMI Cinema 1
Put-upon friends Joana and Valentina dream of fame and fortune but the path to success is littered with dead divas, fierce rivals, lesbian wrestlers and amorous crime bosses.
INTERNATIONAL SHORTS
Sun 3 Apr 1:45 PM
ACMI Cinema 2
A diverse selection of award winning shorts with stories of infidelity, trans experiences, a trek through the desert and a homophobic soccer coach.
Girls Lost

Mon 4 Apr 6:15 PM @ ACMI Cinema 2 / Fri 8 Apr 2:30 PM @ ACMI Cinema 1

Three outcast teenage girls happen upon a mysterious plant that can change their gender overnight.
Three outcast teenage girls happen upon a mysterious plant that can change their gender overnight.
WEB SHORTS
Tue 5 Apr 6:00 PM
ACMI Cinema 1
Webseries episodes ranging from trans buddy comedies, lesbian rom-coms and the ‘other’ Kardashian. Find your next binge watch.
Mala Mala
Wed 6 Apr 6:30 PM
Kino Cinemas
An enlightening, award-winning documentary following trans-identifying subjects in Puerto Rico where macho Latino culture dominates.
YOUTH SHORTS
Sat 9 Apr 12:15 PM
ACMI Cinema 2
This package features stories of what it means to be young and queer; an Indian girl contemplates her sexuality, a time-travelling closet and a trans teen finds his voice.
AUSTRALIAN SHORTS & Awards Night
Sun 10 Apr 6:00 PM
ACMI Cinema 2
Festival favourite, Australian shorts package puts the spotlight on local queer filmmakers. Jury shorts awards presented after the films screen.
Dressed as a Girl
Sun 10 Apr 6:15 PM
ACMI Cinema 1
Enter the world of London’s underground drag scene. Dressed as a Girl is a glorious mash of anarchy, art, sex, drugs and booze.

 

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