GAZE

Welcome to the 30th edition of GAZE International LGBTQ+ Film Festival!

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  • GAZE: Queer Classic: The Living End

    “Fuck everything!” Before anti-retrovirals, before Morrissey went batshit, before ‘Bad Gays’ were bad and GAZE was even ‘GAZE’… there was Gregg Araki’s The Living End. Released the same year GAZE was born, this is a perfect chance for us to…

    Director: Gregg Araki

    Genre: Festival,LGBTQIA+

    Release Date: Fri 30 Sep 2022

    Sep 30 / 2022
  • GAZE: Queer Eire: New Irish Shorts

    The backbone of GAZE Film Festival is the annual new Irish shorts programme. Every year we take the temperature of LGBTQ+ life in Ireland via a gamut of fresh cinematic work. This year we’ve been truly spoiled, so as well…

    Genre: Festival,LGBTQIA+

    Release Date: Fri 30 Sep 2022

    Sep 30 / 2022
  • GAZE Opening Gala: Wildhood

    “At least now you’re free to go anywhere you want…” Two-Spirit director Bretten Hannam’s Wildhood radically reimagines both the romance and the road movie in a captivating and beautifully-observed feature that was six-times nominated at the Canadian Screen Awards 2022…

    Director: Bretten Hannam

    Genre: Festival,LGBTQIA+

    Release Date: Wed 28 Sep 2022

    Sep 28 / 2022
  • GAZE: Audience Choice Film

    To celebrate GAZE's 30th birthday, we’re asking the audience to choose what to watch on Saturday night! We’ve been asking GAZE-goers to tell us their favourite GAZE memory, or what film defines queer cinema for them, and we’re putting together…

    Genre: Festival,LGBTQIA+

    Release Date: Mon 05 Sep 2022

    Oct 01 / 2022
  • GAZE: Esther Newton Made Me Gay

    “There was nothing published about the culture and sociology of the gay community. I knew I was risking my career…” In an era when gay and lesbian culture was trivialised and pathologised, or at best ignored, Esther Newton broke new…

    Director: Jean Carlomusto

    Genre: Festival,LGBTQIA+

    Release Date: Mon 05 Sep 2022

    Oct 01 / 2022
  • GAZE: Generation Tochter

    “Your dear Clara would love to be done with the robberies…” For almost thirty years the Red Army Faction, aka Baader Meinhof Gang, terrorised the capitalist powers-that-be of Germany. Dagmar (Linda Sixt) is one of the final gang members to…

    Director: Marielle Sjomo Samstad

    Genre: Festival,LGBTQIA+

    Release Date: Mon 05 Sep 2022

    Sep 29 / 2022
  • GAZE: Queer Classic: Pink Flamingos

    “This is a direct attack on my divinity!” From screen bans to a place in the Library of Congress, the half-century journey of the abominably good Pink Flamingos is the history of underground cinema itself – loathed and revered in…

    Genre: Festival,LGBTQIA+

    Release Date: Mon 05 Sep 2022

    Sep 30 / 2022
  • GAZE: The Art of Dress (Shorts)

    This year we foreground our festival mission to celebrate “the art of film” with shorts programmes that gleefully play with theme and content. The Art of Imagination, The Art of Cruising, The Art of Experience and The Art of Dress…

    Genre: Festival,LGBTQIA+

    Release Date: Mon 05 Sep 2022

    Oct 02 / 2022
  • GAZE: The Art of Experience (Shorts)

    This year we foreground our festival mission to celebrate “the art of film” with shorts programmes that gleefully play with theme and content. The Art of Imagination, The Art of Cruising, The Art of Experience and The Art of Dress…

    Genre: Festival,LGBTQIA+

    Release Date: Mon 05 Sep 2022

    Oct 02 / 2022
  • GAZE: The Art of Imagination (Shorts)

    This year we foreground our festival mission to celebrate “the art of film” with shorts programmes that gleefully play with theme and content. The Art of Imagination, The Art of Cruising, The Art of Experience and The Art of Dress…

    Genre: Festival,LGBTQIA+

    Release Date: Mon 05 Sep 2022

    Oct 01 / 2022
  • GAZE & AEMI: Making and Unmaking (Shorts)

    GAZE is excited to partner together with aemi for a third time to present a programme of Irish and international experimental shorts for the festival’s 30th anniversary. Titled ‘Making & Unmaking’, this programme looks at constructs of identity, particularly as…

    Genre: Festival,LGBTQIA+

    Release Date: Mon 05 Sep 2022

    Oct 02 / 2022
  • GAZE: The Art of Cruising (Shorts)

    This year we foreground our festival mission to celebrate “the art of film” with shorts programmes that gleefully play with theme and content. The Art of Imagination, The Art of Cruising, The Art of Experience and The Art of Dress…

    Genre: Festival,LGBTQIA+

    Release Date: Mon 05 Sep 2022

    Oct 01 / 2022

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