Macao International Queer Film Festival Kicks Off on Feb. 3
by: The Beat Asia
January 27, 2023
Cinephiles in Macau are in for a treat as the city is set to launch its first LGBTQ-themed film festival!
Screening from Feb. 3-12 at the Emperor Cinemas, the first Macao International Queer Film Festival (MIQFF) carries the theme “Let’s Get Beautiful Queen,” a look at some of the world’s iconic gay flicks.
Check out the MIQFF main lineup below:
- “My Private Idaho” by Gus Van Sant
- “The Blue Caftan” by Maryam Touzani
- “Will-o’-the-Wisp“ by João Pedro Rodrigues
- “Moneyboys” by C.B. Yi
- “Girl Picture” by Alli Haapasalo
The film festival will also screen a yet-to-be-named movie that explores the relationship between a mother and a queer child.
The event organisers are calling on movie junkies to guess the title of the surprise film. Ten participants who answered correctly will win a special gift.
Ticketing details have yet to be announced. For more information regarding the upcoming festival, follow the MIQFF on Facebook.
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