MELBOURNE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL

REVIEWS FROM THE 2018 LINE-UP

BEST OF THE FESTIVAL
By Charlie David Page
20th March 2018

For a celebration of all things queer film, there's no better place than the Melbourne Queer Film Festival. The largest LGBTIQ+ film festival in the southern hemisphere, this year's offering is a diverse mix of stories from across the world.

Telling important stories from outside the mainstream, the festival is now in its 28th year. In 2018, MQFF presents 85 sessions at ACMI, Kino Cinemas and Cinema Nova, encompassing 38 features, 14 documentaries, 72 shorts and incorporating 2 World Premieres, 12 Australian Premieres, 21 Melbourne Premieres and 2 newly restored Classic features.

Running from the 15th to the 26th March 2018, the SWITCH team will be checking out some of the biggest and best films on offer. So take a look below for our reviews, and check back regularly for updates!

RELATEDBPMQueer history, honoured and invigorated
RELATEDFREAK SHOWA charming variation on a familiar theme
RELATEDLOVE, SIMONA joyous and important milestone in mainstream cinema
RELATEDTHE CITY OF THE FUTUREMaking small waves
RELATEDIDEAL HOMESweetness and spice in a crowd-pleasing combination
TRENDINGWIN HONEYLANDTwo-time Oscar-nominated film flies into Aussie cinemas
TRENDINGTHE INVISIBLE MANParanoia, gaslighting and spookiness
TRENDINGIN MY BLOOD IT RUNSAn eye-opening tale of struggling Indigenous youth
TRENDINGA GUIDE TO SECOND DATE SEXA quintessentially awkward British romantic comedy
TRENDINGGALLIPOLIA powerful and important film remembered
TRENDINGBACKTRACK BOYSHeart-rending and inspiring
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