Melbourne has been hosting the famous Queer Film Festival since 1991; making it one of the oldest queer film festivals in the world and the largest in the southern hemisphere.
This film event is the second largest film festival in Australia, drawing visitors from all over Australia and countries from all across the world.
Melbourne Queer Film Festival – MQFF 2017 Dates & Ticket Prices
The Australian Centre for the Moving Image at Federation Square serves as the main host of the festival, while a number of other nearby locations across the city also contribute to hosting duties including Cinema Nova on Lygon Street in Carlton and Kino Cinema on Collins Street in Melbourne.
Venues chosen by the event organisers are generally based on their direct access to public transport, so visitors can easily navigate their way between venues.
Over the past years, it is estimated that hundreds of thousands of people have attended the festival. The Melbourne Queer Film Festival’s main highlights including movie premiers, débuts, promotional events and regional movie screenings.
In 2017, the opening night will screen “I Am Michael” starring James Franco and Zachary Quinto. This film will be screened on Thursday the 16th of March at 7pm at ACMI, Federation Square. The opening night will be followed by a huge program of films, so check out the program here.
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