Melboure Queer Film Festival takes places in March and the lesbian and bisexual programming is fantasic for 2020!

The film festival takes place across three cinemas, and there are also four social lounges to hang out at.

The full list of media showing is below. We’ve picked out our favourites so keep scrolling!

Friday 13 March

  • 6:30PM The Strong Ones C
  • 6:30PM Bonnie & Bonnie V
  • 6:30PM Anne+ (Lady Liberty Short) N
  • 8:45PM The Sympathy Card V
  • 8:45PM Carmilla N

Saturday 14 March

Sunday 15 March

  • 1:00PM Distance N
  • 3:15PM Queering The Script + Panel N
  • 3:30PM Margin Of Error (Long Distance Short) V
  • 5:30PM Baby Jane V
  • 6:00PM Out Here Shorts N
  • 7:30PM Two Of Us N
  • 7:30PM Lizzie V

Monday 16 March

Tuesday 17 March

  • 6:15PM Make Up V
  • 6:30PM Headliner – Unsettled N
  • 8:15PM Unsound V
  • 8:45PM Bonnie And Bonnie N

Wednesday 18 March

Thursday 19 March

  • 6:30PM Lingua Franca N
  • 6:45PM Laws Of Desire N

Friday 20 March

Saturday 21 March

  • 1:00PM Girl On Girl Shorts N
  • 3:00PM Margin Of Error (Long Distance Short) N
  • 4:00PM Billie And Emma V
  • 4:30PM The Glass Room C
  • 6:45PM Two Of Us V
  • 7:00PM Make Up N
  • 8:45PM Lizzie V

Sunday 22 March

  • 1:00PM Olivia N
  • 1:15PM Asia Pacific Shorts N
  • 7:30PM Closing Night – Bit C


  • V – Village Jam Factory
  • N – Cinema Nova
  • C – The Capitol

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About Melbourne Queer Film Festival

The Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF), has sure come a long way from humble beginnings to become what it is today – Australia’s oldest and largest LGBTIQ film festival and celebration of the moving image. It is also Melbourne’s second largest film festival. 

On the back of two consecutive record-breaking festivals (record box office in 2018 and 2019, and all time record attendance in 2019), this year we present over 140 sessions, comprising of feature films, shorts, panels, and other opportunities for engagement.

MQFF website