MQFF eXtra – interview with program director Spiro Econompoulos



Hot on the heels of the biggest season in its proud 29-year history and in anticipation of its uber-special 30th anniversary slated for 2020, Melbourne Queer Film Festival is thrilled to present the inaugural MQFF eXtra,The Festival’s 2019 outing attracted a personal-best of over 26,000 attendees, proving that the diversity of LGBTIQ cinematic culture remains a rich and rewarding source of inspiration for filmmakers from Australia and around the world. This three-day event will unveil a tantalising line-up of 10 acclaimed international films and documentaries, along with two spicy sidebars  – “Guy on Guy Shorts” and “Girl on Girl Shorts” showcasing a thrillingly eclectic selection of 11 mini-movies from Germany, Iran, Israel, Spain, UK, and USA. Greg speaks to MQFF program director Spiro Econompoulos about this special event which screens at Cinema Nova from 4 to 6 October.

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