As the country prepares for the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, we’re bringing you a marathon of films that celebrate the joys of queer sexuality.
Sunday 1 March 4.45pm
Gerontophilia (Canada, 2013) – Australian Television Premiere
An 18-year old boy gets a job in a nursing home and develops an attraction for an elderly man. Discovering that the man, along with the other patients, is being over-medicated to make him easier to manage, the boy helps him escape.
Sunday 1 March 6.10pm
Concussion (USA, 2012)
The erotic examination of Abby, a lesbian housewife who becomes a high-end escort to escape her passionless marriage. Her double life proves liberating until a woman from her own social circle becomes a client.
Sunday 1 March 7.45pm
Tom At The Farm (Canada, 2013) – Australian Television Premiere
This intense Hitchcockian thriller follows a grief-stricken man who visits his dead lover’s parents ‚Äî only to discover that they were unaware of their son’s sexual orientation. Directed by and starring Xavier Dolan.
Sunday 1 March 9.30pm
Blue Is The Warmest Colour (France, 2013)
Adele’s life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who allows her to discover desire and assert herself as a woman and adult. Adele grows, loses herself and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.
Sunday 1 March 12.30am
The Exterminating Angels (France, 2006)
A filmmaker seeks actresses who aren’t afraid to explore their sexuality for a boundary-pushing film about female pleasure and transgressing taboos in director Jean-Claude Brisseau’s semi-surreal fantasy drama