Best of MGFF23 Shorts

Reflection in a window of a man with his arms raised over his head. Through the window you can see a city skyline.
25 March
Arc Cinema
$19.90 / $17.90

Representing some of the best short films the 2023 Mardi Gras Film Festival has to offer, this collection will warm your heart and put a smile on your face.

The Bower
In 1991, Seb takes Terri to witness Derek Jarman’s camp canonisation. In 2021, Terri takes young Jude to the same spot amidst tough news.

First Date
Tina, a recently widowed farmer, doesn’t want to be left all alone when her adult daughter moves back to the city. So she intervenes.

A Fox in the Night
Whilst picking up something from a dealer before a night out, flamboyant and confident Lewis is confronted with an unexpected connection.

Lucky Fish
Two Asian-American teenagers meet in the bathroom of a Chinese restaurant while avoiding awkward dinners with their families.

Monsieur Le Butch
Jude wants top surgery. Mum wants an ‘old lady pass’ on the whole pronouns thing. The two butt heads about gender, language and body image.

A bisexual man meets an attractive couple to explore the possibilities of life as a unicorn: a drama-free, emotionally non-threatening third.

Mohammad is a crane operator working in Beirut. He volunteers to take on one of the most dangerous cranes to live out his secret passion.

View all Mardi Gras Film Festival 2023 sessions.



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