New Farm Queer Film Festival

I am proud to announce my support for the Pride Business Network first iteration of the New Farm Queer Film Festival which will take place from October 20 to 27, 2022.

After celebrating one hundred years as a cinema in 2021, the film festival takes place in a theater that has a long history of film screenings and film festivals of queer interest; New Farm Six Cinemas – 701 Brunswick St.

For eight days, NFQFF will screen 10 films: mainly QLD premieres, with some cult retro and fascinating documentaries!

The festival starts with the Red carpet opening night screening of the French comedy-drama The Fracture (The Fracture), the QLD premiere of the acclaimed Cannes Competition title. Champagne on arrival at 6 p.m. for a screening at 6:30 p.m.

Our Projection of the centerpiece is QLD Premiere of the twisted and surreal comedy Please baby please! from director Amanda Kramer, a psychosexual riff on the works of John Waters and Kenneth Anger. Disguise is encouraged for this sexy and wicked film in leather costume.

NFQFF ends with a Gala screening of Brothersthe all-new romantic comedy from Judd Apatow, fresh from the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival. Champagne is included with every ticket.

October 20, 6 p.m.: The Fracture (The Fracture) Queensland premiere

Join us for the NFQFF Red Carpet Opening Night. Oct 20, 6 p.m. champagne on arrival for a screening at 6:30 p.m.!

Winner of the Queer Palm at Cannes 2021, this hilarious drama explores love under stress. A lesbian couple on the verge of breaking up find themselves in the emergency room on the verge of collapse the evening of a Parisian demonstration of yellow vests. Their meeting with Yann, an angry and injured demonstrator, will shatter everyone’s certainties and prejudices. Outside, the tension rises. French with English subtitles, 98 minutes


October 21, 7 p.m.: SIssy Queensland premiere

World premiering at SXSW, this dark Australian horror is packed with social commentary and witty cynicism. Cecilia is a successful social media influencer living her dream, until she meets her ex-best friend from childhood and gets invited to her bachelorette weekend. Suddenly, Sissy finds herself stuck in an isolated cabin with her school bully…and a taste for revenge. 102 minutes


October 22, 4:30 p.m.: call me by your name 2017

Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay; Nominated for Best Picture. In 1980s Italy, a relationship begins between seventeen-year-old Elio and the older man hired as his father’s research assistant. 132 minutes


October 22, 7:30 p.m.: Will-o’-the-Wisp Directors’ Fortnight Cannes

A surreal erotic musical comedy by João Pedro Rodrigues. On his deathbed, his royal highness Alfredo, uncrowned king, is brought back to distant memories of his youth and the time when he dreamed of becoming a firefighter. The meeting with firefighter instructor Afonso opens a new chapter in the lives of two young men dedicated to love and desire, and the desire to change the status quo. Portuguese with English subtitles, 67 minutes


October 23, 4:30 p.m.: The most beautiful boy in the world Queensland premiere

On March 1, 1971, Luchino Visconti Death in Venice (1971) had its world premiere in London in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and her daughter, Princess Anne. It was there that the Italian director proclaimed his Tadzio as the most beautiful boy in the world. Fifty years later, this heavy shadow still hangs over Swedish actor Björn Andrésen, the then 15-year-old star who played the legendary Tadzio, who takes us on a journey steeped in memory between the history of cinema, tragedy and second chances. Multiple languages ​​with English subtitles 93 minutes


October 23, 7 p.m.: Lonely Queensland premiere

Fresh from its Australian premiere at the Sydney Film Festival, Craig Boreham’s Sydney feature explores the culture shock of two young men. Casey, a country boy fleeing a small-town scandal, finds himself in the big city of Sydney. When he meets the town boy, Tib, the two men find something they’ve been missing, but neither of them really knows how to negotiate it. 95 minutes


October 24, 7:30 p.m.: Please baby please! Queensland premiere

Put on your Kenneth Anger leather jacket and attend the screening of the centerpiece of the festival, disguise is encouraged!

Newlyweds Suze and Arthur become the dangerous obsession of a gang of greasers who reawaken a dormant dilemma over the couple’s sexual identity after witnessing a murder on the gritty streets of surreal 1950s Manhattan. Andrea Riseborough, Harry Melling, Demi Moore and Karl Glusman star. 95 minutes


October 25, 7 p.m.: Anais in love Cannes Official Selection 2021

Anaïs is thirty years old and broke. She has a lover, but she is no longer sure she loves him. She meets Daniel, who immediately falls in love with her. But Daniel lives with Émilie – with whom Anaïs also falls in love. This is the story of a restless young woman. And the story of a deep desire. French with English subtitles, 120 minutes


October 26, 7 p.m.: Priscilla, queen of the desert 1994

Two drag queens and a transgender woman agree to put on a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a town in the remote Australian desert. As they head west out of Sydney on their lavender bus, Priscilla, the three friends find themselves at the forefront of a comedy of errors, encountering a number of strange characters, as well as mishaps. homophobia, while expanding their comfort zones and finding new horizons. 104 minutes


October 27, 7:30 p.m.: Brothers TIFF 2022

NFQFF’s Closing Night selection is Bros, the highly anticipated romantic comedy from producer Judd Apatow, directed by Nicholas Stoller (Neighbors, Forgetting Sarah Marshall).

Two men with commitment issues try a relationship. 104 minutes


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