The Queer Screen Film Festival has combined their latest menu of LGBTIQ cinema with DoorDash’s amazing menu of local restaurants for your next big night in.
This year Queer Screen Film festival begins its on-demand program, streaming nationally, from today.
More than 40 films are on the lineup, including new highlights and some much-loved favourites streaming until September 26.
And in a genius move, Queer Screen has partnered with sponsor DoorDash to offer queer cinema lovers the best local, delicious and meals to enjoy.
Visit the Queer Screen website now to see everything that’s available to stream on-demand now.
And simply download the DoorDash app to see everything that’s on the menu in your neighbourhood. Then get it all delivered to your door.
This year, there are queer flicks from 17 countries, in 18 different spoken languages at the Queer Screen Film Festival.
Twenty-one is screening in Australia for the first time, as well as five encores of past films.
“Everyone in our community has been impacted by the pandemic in some way,” festival director Lisa Rose explained.
“We are delighted to create an online Festival to help us through these times.
“We’re grateful we can bring some fantastic new and also much-loved encores to people all around the country.”
As well as the on-demand program, Queer Screen is also holding a number of free live events.
These include filmmaker Q&As, a trivia night, a virtual hang out and also a short film pitch-off.
To book, visit queerscreen.org.au or call (02) 9280 1533.
Single tickets, three pass and five pass packs are available. Festival ticketholders are also offered exclusive DoorDash discounts.
See some of the Queer Screen Film Festival 2021 highlights below:
Beyto is a critically acclaimed drama from Switzerland exploring queer and traditional immigrant cultures, as well as the heartbreaking clash between them.
Aids Diva: The Legend of Connie Norman tells the story of self-proclaimed “AIDS diva” and trans trailblazer Connie Norman who fought for the right to be seen and heard.
Summer of 85 is a seductive and intoxicating story of first love. Two teenagers fall into a passionate summer fling and their worlds are forever changed.
Dear Tenant is a slow-burn tale of humanity, heartbreak and family, weaving within it the experience of being a gay man in contemporary Taiwan.
A Sexplanation from gay filmmaker Alex Liu is a fun documentary exploring why there’s still so much shame around gay sex.
Lola is the beautiful story of a trans girl and her estranged father who journey the Belgian coast fulfiling her late mother’s wishes.
In the documentary Fanny: The Right To Rock, meet the all-female Filipina American rock band Fanny. Find out how rock history snubbed the band in the 1970s.
In lesbian comedy Kiss Me Before it Blows Up, love is put to the test. German botanist Maria and her Israeli girlfriend Shira’s wedding is threatened by prejudices and hidden family secrets.
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