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12th Bendigo Queer Film Festival

17 - 19 April 2015

Queer Country travels to Melbourne for Midsumma 2016


The Bendigo Queer Film Festival is proud to announce, for the first time, that it will be presenting the Queer Country art exhibition within the visual arts program of the 2016 Midsumma Festival.

Midsumma is Victoria’s premiere GLBTI festival held in Melbourne, now in its 27
th year.

  • The show will run from 20th January to 7th February, 2016 with the official opening on Saturday 23rd January at 4pm.
  • Venue: 69 Smith Street Gallery, in Collingwood

Queer Country presenting artists are:

Chelsea Arnott, Denis Chapman, Yvonne George, Catherine Johnston, Rohan Morris, Gavin North, Tom Pender, Tashara Roberts, Kate Tellefson and Rynelle Walker.

Queer Country now seeking artists.

artist seek

If you would like to get involved in next years Queer Country Art Exhibition please download the application form.
Queer Country Artist_Application_2016

Gayby Baby

Hi there,

We have had some great news with the City of Greater Bendigo showing support to the Bendigo Queer Film Festival for the next three years through the Partnerships Funding program and we are a presenting partner for the film Gayby Baby with the Star Cinema Eaglehawk. It's a great film for all to see so make sure you book.

Some exciting things in the pipeline for the BQFF 2016 and this collaboration is just the beginning.


Vision, Mission, Values

To facilitate a high quality film and arts event engaging the queer and wider community.


  • To be the premier rural queer film and arts festival in Australia.

  • To showcase and celebrate queer culture by providing diverse, accessible and quality events.

  • To present and promote regional artists.

  • Integrity

  • Creativity

  • Inclusivity

See you next year

See you next year, when we become a fully fledged teenager.

13th Bendigo Queer Film Festival

22 - 24 April 2016