A Summer Place (2021)
A Summer Place (2021)

ACMI & MQFF present

All About Lesbians – Shorts Package


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Sun 20 Nov 2022

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This fierce, funny and romantic collection of 6 international shorts is a must-see slice of Lesbian life — a beautiful celebration of women both in front of and behind the camera.

Short films

A Summer Place (2021)

Directed by Alexandra Matheou | Cyprus, France, Greece

Tina lives in a once quiet seaside town, now transformed into the oligarch paradise of the Mediterranean. As her isolation grows more intense, her decision to end her life on the day of her birthday feels like her only choice – until an unforeseen encounter with another woman proves to be a life-changing moment for both.

Encore Martha (2021)

Directed by Natasha K. Sung | Mandarin

Dressed in a dashing suit, singing in a pub and picking up young girls, Uncle Martha is going about her usual business when she suddenly meets her long-lost first love whom she still dreams of at night, Mandy. As the two have coffee, Martha learns of some "good" news ­­– Mandy's husband has passed away. Uncle Martha's uneventful life is suddenly given purpose when she decides that she wants Mandy back.

Are We There Yet? (2021)

Directed by Bhanu Babbal, Kashyap Swaroop | India | English, Hindi, Marathi

When two contrasting personalities are thrown into a new world of constant cohabitation under the creeping clouds of mortality, they are left to navigate an important life decision together - revealing the truth of their relationship to a parent figure.

Dragged Up (2021)

Directed by Laura Jayne Tunbridge | UK | English

Dragged Up is a comedy-drama about family, identity and drag that follows a teenager who secretly uses her drag king persona to find the inner confidence she needs to show her family who she truly is.

This is Katherine (2022)

Directed by Ida H. Eldøen | Norway

Katharine grew up trying to find her sexual identity by watching films and TV-series and ended up losing herself.

Event duration

87 mins


Cinema 1, Level 2
ACMI, Fed Square

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