Tagged with Melbourne Queer Film Festival

[MQFF ’12] Leave It On The Floor

Leave It On The Floor was inspired by the documentary Paris Is Burning; it is a musical with a lot of flavour and attitude! Needless to say I had a great time with this film, the soundtrack is fantastic and the musical numbers are extremely well done and assembled. The story isn’t too unique, but … Continue reading

[MQFF ’12] Absent (Ausente) (2011)

[MQFF ’12] Absent (Ausente) (2011)

Absent (Ausente) is a film that kind of lives up to its title on the surface but when one digs deeper, it is anything but. I have to say I found this Argentinean effort to be quite interesting and it took me off guard. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from it, and the … Continue reading

[MQFF ’12] Ballroom Rules (2012)

[MQFF ’12] Ballroom Rules (2012)

Ballroom Rules is an Australian documentary about same-sex ballroom dancing, and it follows several couples as they prepare and then compete at the Gay Games in Germany (2010). It is really great to see homegrown documentaries and this was such a great surprise. Ballroom dancing probably showed up on a lot of radar’s here after … Continue reading

[MQFF ’12] Becoming Chaz (2011)

[MQFF ’12] Becoming Chaz (2011)

Judging by the title of this documentary, subject matter is pretty obvious, it follows the journey of Chaz Bono (formally Chasity, the offspring of Sonny and Cher) as he makes the transition into the self he always knew he was meant to be. It is a very interesting documentary, and it certainly does not hold … Continue reading