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Melbourne Queer Film Festival Screenings at M.A.D.E
31/05/2014 @ 7:30 pm - 01/06/2014 @ 6:00 pm$7 – $10
The Melbourne Queer Film Festival first started in 1991 and has continues every year since, this year running from the 13 – 24th of March making it the oldest queer film festival in Australia, and almost the world.
Date: Sat 31/05/14 – 01/06/14
Venue: M.A.D.E (Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka)
- Ticket Prices: Single Screening: Adults: $10, Concession $7
- Movie Pass to view all 3 Screenings – Adults: $25, Concession $18
- Movie Pass online
- Ticket Sales: Call 1800 287 113 or book tickets for the single screenings using the links below.
Saturday 31st May
Any Day Now (2014)
- Time: 7.30pm
- Director: Travis Fine
- Running Time: 1hr 37mins, 18+
- Trailer: Any Day Now trailer
- Book online: Any Day Now tickets
- Having won 10 awards at major festivals, such as Tribeca, Chicago and Seattle, Any Day Now is a powerful tale of love, acceptance and family. Starring the very successful Alan Cumming, whose credits include The Good Wife, the L Word, X-Men 2, Eyes Wide Shut, and Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in all the World.
- When gay couple (Alan Cumming and Garret Dillahunt) take in abandoned Down syndrome teenager (Isaac Leyva) they form a loving family. Set 35 years ago, when the authorities find out about their arrangement they face a biased legal system. Inspired by a true story and commenting on social and legal issues that still haunt us today.
Sunday 1st June
2014 Shorts Compilation
- Time: 2.00pm
- Running Time: 1hr 40mins, 18+
- Book online: 2014 Shorts Compilation
- In conjunction with the City of Melbourne, MQFF has curated a package of Australian short films.
Reaching for the Moon (2014)
- Time: 4.00pm
- Director: Bruno Barreto
- Running Time: 1hr 58mins, 18+
- Trailer: Reaching for the Moon trailer
- Book online: Reaching for the Moon tickets
- A story of a tragic love affair between an American poet Elizabeth Bishop (Miranda Otto) and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares (Glória Pires). A backdrop of political upheaval and cultural difference.
- Elizabeth makes her way to Rio from New York in the 1950s to visit her college friend and ends up finding love with her friends partner Lota. Barriers they face include alcoholism, long distances and military coupe. Their intimacy spans decades and dramatically effect both of the artists.