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Queerguru’s TOP PICKS OF MUST SEE MOVIES @ Queer Screen – Mardi Gras Film Festival, Sydney

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      In 1993, a group of queer Sydney filmmakers, students, and supporters approached Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras to establish an independent organization whose focus would be queer film and screen culture. This organization was Queer Screen. (One of those pioneer filmmakers was Stephen Cummins who died in 1994, and now is … Continue reading



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.



Queerguru’s pick of MUST SEE FILMS at Sydney’s MARDI GRAS FILM FESTIVAL 2022

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  It’s a new year which means a whole new round of some of the very best QUEER FILM FESTIVALS around the Globe.  The first out of the block as usual is Queer Screen’s Mardi Gras Film Festival in Sydney, Australia.  For their 29th Edition, they are inviting audiences to explore the Queer Frontier to … Continue reading



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