2021 Queer Screen Film Fest

The Cygnet Queer Screen Film Festival is Back in 2021!

Presenting a program of short queer films from around the world curated by Queer Screen. Three Covid Safe screenings in the Beautiful Tasmania Town Hall Supper Room over the weekend of 6th/7th February celebration of Pride Week.

All films are unclassified 15+

Saturday 6th February 7pm, Sunday 7th Feb 12pm + 2.30pm Cygnet Town Hall Supper Room. Tickets $17 Concession $12 presale at Trybooking:Cygnet Queer Screen Short Film Festival cashless door sales available unless sold out. Presented by PFLAG Tasmania and Cygnet Community arts Council.

Miller & Son
Drama directed by Asher Jelinsky (USA) A transwoman mechanic lives
between running her family’s auto shop during the day and expressing her femininity at
night, until an unforeseen event threatens the balance of her compartmentalized life.
Misdirection
Dramedy directed by Carly Usdin (USA)  Camila is your average college freshman with obsessive-compulsive disorder and a big, gay crush on her roommate. After both situations come to a head in a near car crash, Cam is stuck trying to find a distraction. A chance encounter with a street magician teaches her to channel her misguided energy into a new hobby, and to open her heart to new possibilities.

I Know Her
Comedy directed by Fawzia Mirza (USA) In the afterglow of a seemingly fated hookup, two women realise that perhaps they have a little too much in common.
In this Family Documentary directed by Drama Del Rosairo (USA) Ten years after being outed by his teacher, a gay man revisits raw audio recordings of his Filipino family’s reactions. 

Black Hat
Dramedy directed by Sarah Smith (USA)  When a Hasidic man misplaces his hat one night, his two worlds look set to collide.
The Confirmation
Drama directed by Marie Louise Damguard (Denmark) It’s the big day of Mathias’ confirmation, the Danish tradition where young people say yes to being a Christian and enter adulthood. Mathias is transgender and just wants to be a normal teenage boy. His mother does everything to protect him, but who is this day really about? 
The Dawn of a New Gay
Comedy directed by Rosie Gaunt-Mathieson (UK) Comedian Jack Rooke goes back to uni to tell a tale of sexual enlightenment in the pre-Brexit, London-Olympic bliss of 2012