Stephen Cummins Retrospective : tribute to a groundbreaking Australian queer filmmaker

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Stephen Cummins was an Australian filmmaker, photographer and curator who left an indelible mark on the independent queer film scene. He made groundbreaking experimental homoerotic films and was part of B Ruby Rich’s 1992 Sundance panel that came up with the concept of NEW QUEER CINEMA. He died in 1994 of AIDS aged 34, now Queer Screen – Mardi Gras Film Festival  (of which he was one of the founders ) are mounting a Retrospective of his work: we spoke with Cummins’s creative partner Simon Hunt about his legacy.

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