YAASSS! MARATHON at Cameo

YAASSS! MARATHON

Sunday 5 November, from 10am

Cameo is proud to celebrate queer culture with a marathon of fabulous films, ahead of the marriage equality postal vote results. 

From the hilarity of The Birdcage, to the humanity of Moonlight, this marathon offers an eclectic range of some of our favourite queer titles.

$15 per film, or $45 for the full marathon. All profits will be going to LGBTI+ youth organisation Minus18.

Purchase a full marathon pass here

Purchase single tickets via the session times below

The Queen of Ireland

  • Cast
  • Declan Buckley, Phillip McMahon, Una Mullally
  • Director
  • Conor Horgan
  • Synopsis
  • The Queen of Ireland is a 2015 Irish documentary film directed by Conor Horgan. It focuses on Rory O'Neill, better known as Panti, in the lead up to the historic referendum on marriage equality for same-sex couples in Ireland.
  • Classification
  • PG, 86 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Coarse language and sexual references
  • Genre
  • Documentary
  • Running Time
  • 86 minutes

Carol

  • Cast
  • Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy
  • Director
  • Todd Haynes
  • Synopsis
  • Based on Patricia Highsmith’s novella The Price of Salt about the burgeoning relationship between two very different women in 1950s New York. One, a girl in her 20s working in a department store who dreams of a more fulfilling life, and the other, a wife trapped in a loveless, moneyed marriage desperate to break free.
  • Classification
  • M, 118 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Mature themes, sex scenes, nudity and coarse language
  • Genre
  • Drama
  • Running Time
  • 118 minutes

Weekend

  • Cast
  • Tom Cullen, Chris New, Jonathan Race
  • Director
  • Andrew Haigh
  • Synopsis
  • After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
  • Classification
  • MA15+, 97 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Strong sex scenes, sexual references, drug use and coarse language
  • Genre
  • Drama, Romance
  • Running Time
  • 97 minutes

Moonlight

  • Cast
  • Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson
  • Director
  • Barry Jenkins
  • Synopsis
  • A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighbourhood of Miami.
  • Classification
  • M, 111 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Drug use, coarse language, sex and violence
  • Genre
  • Drama
  • Running Time
  • 111 minutes

The Birdcage

  • Cast
  • Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Dianne Wiest, Gene Hackman
  • Director
  • Mike Nichols
  • Synopsis
  • A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.
  • Classification
  • M, 114 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Low level coarse language
  • Genre
  • Comedy
  • Running Time
  • 114 minutes

Tangerine

  • Cast
  • Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian
  • Director
  • Sean Baker
  • Synopsis
  • A working girl tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart.
  • Classification
  • MA15+, 88 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Strong coarse language, sex scenes, nudity and drug use
  • Genre
  • Comedy, Crime, Drama
  • Running Time
  • 88 minutes

 

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