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BRISBANE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL

MARCH 7 - 17 2019

© 2019 Brisbane Queer Film Festival

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Queer Shorts One

The Queer Shorts One Session 

Short Film programme showcasing top quality queer shorts from Australia and around the world.

 

The Queer Shorts Sessions are always a festival highlight.

*Film list is not in presentation order and in rare occasions can be subject to change

DATE: 09 Mar 2019

TIME: 2:45 pm 

LOCATION: New Farm Cinemas

UNCLASSIFIED  18+

ALLERGIES

Date  2016

Country  Australia

Language  English

Director  Kirrilee Bailey

Run Time  6min

SYNOPSIS

Catt breaks out in a rash and thinks she might have become allergic to her long-term partner.

THREE CENTIMETRES

Winner - 2018 Teddy Award Best Short Film

 

Date  2018

Country  United Kingdom

Language  Arabic with English subtitles

Director  Lara Zeidan

Run Time  9min

SYNOPSIS

Four teenage girls find their friendship put to the test while suspended high above Beirut on a Ferris wheel. As secrets are revealed and tensions rise, this claustrophobic drama culminates in an unexpected confession.

SCORPIO

Date  2017

Country  Australia

Language  English

Director  Kirrilee Bailey

Run Time  3min

SYNOPSIS

June interacts with water in small ways to channel psychic healing.

GOD KNOWS AND SHE WON'T TELL

RETROSPECTIVE

 

Date  1994

Country  Australia

Language  English

Director  Sarah Neal, Penny Moore

Run Time  18min

ABOUT THE FILM

Shot on 16mm in late 1992, the production phase was self funded. Post-production support was received from Film Queensland in 1993 and the film was completed in 1994. In 1995 the film was awarded "Most Original Script" at the 10th Annual Queensland New Filmmaker Awards.

CONCERN FOR WELFARE

Date  2018

Country  Australia

Language  English

Director  Fadia Abboud

Run Time  12min

SYNOPSIS

Ali is a gay Lebanese probationary constable and kicking against her Muslim brother’s controlling behaviour. 

MARGUERITE

Date  2017

Country  Quebec

Language  French with English subtitles

Director  Marianne Farley

Run Time  19min

SYNOPSIS

An ageing woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past.

GREAT AGAIN

Date  2018

Country  Australia

Language  English

Director  Kirrilee Bailey

Run Time  6min

SYNOPSIS

A queer, non-binary person visits their family in rural Australia. 

WOULD YOU LOOK AT HER

Date  2017

Country  Macedonia

Language Macedonian with English subtitles

Director  Goran Stolevski 

Run Time  18min

SYNOPSIS

A hard-headed tomboy spots the unlikely solution to all her problems in an all-male religious ritual.