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Festival

Brisbane Queer Film Festival 2016

THU 18–SUN 28 FEBRUARY, 2016

Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse

The 17th Brisbane Queer Film Festival returns in February during Queer Month. 

See the lives of ordinary and extraordinary people on the big screen at the 2016 Brisbane Queer Film Festival. Comedies, dramas, documentaries, horrors and thrillers, from Lithuania to Australia the world comes to Brisbane for two weeks of award-winning cinema.

This year we invite you to celebrate with us in the historic New Farm Cinemas. This is the perfect setting to open with the cult classic 54: The Director’s Cut – now released the way the director intended.

Festival Events

Win a VIP Gold Room Screening of Madonna: Truth or Dare

Win a VIP Gold Room Screening

The Devil’s Playground

40th Anniversary screening

54: The Director’s Cut – BQFF Opening Night Gala

The version you haven't seen yet...

Remembering The Man

Holding The Man doco

Film

Remembering The Man

(Australia)

SAT 20 FEBRUARY, 2016

Grandma

Lily Tomlin stars

Film

Grandma

(USA)

SAT 20 FEBRUARY, 2016

The Summer of Sangaile

Learn to fly

Film

The Summer of Sangaile

Sangaile (Lithuania)

SAT 20 FEBRUARY 2016

In The Grayscale

Pain, changes and reconstruction

Feelings Are Facts: The Life Of Yvonne Rainer

Two distinct films about the butch lesbian identity

The Royal Road

Two distinct films about the butch lesbian identity

Film

The Royal Road

As part of the Butch Duo (USA)

SUN 21 FEBRUARY, 2016

Queer Shorts 1 2016

Award-winning shorts

Film

Queer Shorts 1 2016

SUN 21 FEBRUARY, 2016

Eisenstein in Guanajuato

Fall under Mexico's spell

Film

Eisenstein in Guanajuato

(Netherlands, Mexico)

THU 25 FEBRUARY, 2016

How To Win At Checkers (Every Time)

Escaping the military draft lotto

Film

How To Win At Checkers (Every Time)

(Thailand)

FRI 26 FEBRUARY, 2016

Drown

An Australian surfing hero is de-throned by a gay man

Film

Drown

(Australia)

FRI 26 FEBRUARY, 2016

The New Man

A 20-year documentary about a Chilean transwoman

Film

The New Man

El Hombre Nuevo (Uruguay)

SAT 27 FEBRUARY, 2016

Queer Shorts 2 2016

Award-winning shorts

Film

Queer Shorts 2 2016

SAT 27 FEBRUARY, 2016

Liz In September

An encounter changes play as a simple step of nature

Film

Liz In September

(Venezuela)

SAT 27 FEBRUARY, 2016

Everlasting Love

A Spanish love story

Film

Everlasting Love

Amor Eterno (Spain)

SAT 27 FEBRUARY, 2016

Stories of Our Lives

Stories of our lives project in one doco

Film

Stories of Our Lives

(Kenya)

SUN 28 FEBRUARY, 2016

Girls Lost

Three bullied girls become boys

Film

Girls Lost

Pojkarna (Sweden)

SUN 28 FEBRUARY, 2016