Award Winners: Thomas Banks' Quest for Love + Becoming Colleen
As a lead-in event to IDAHOBIT* we are presenting an encore screening of Thomas Banks' Quest for Love alongside another award winning short documentary, Becoming Colleen.
Thomas Banks' Quest for Love
An intimate documentary about a young gay man with cerebral palsy who is on a quest to find true love. Geelong Pride Film Festival is proud to welcome Geelong local and much-loved community member Thomas Banks to the screening.
Mardi Gras Film Festival - Best Short Film - 2019
MQFF - Best Short Film - 2019
Director: Pip Kelly, 2018, Australia, 30 mins. Note Thomas Banks' Quest for Love will be screening with Open Captions.
Producer: Pip Kelly, Associate Producers: Shannon Owen and Phoebe Hart
Editor: Judy Yeh, Cinematography: Richard Kickbush, Dan Schist and Sylvain Grolleau
More than a documentary about the coming out of an elderly trans woman, this is a story of two people whose love transcended their traditional gender roles, a small community that comes together to support a friend in pursuit of her greatest dream, and about the joy of finding the perfect pair of shoes.
Mardi Gras Film Festival - Best Documentary - 2019
MQFF – Audience Award Best Film - 2019
Producer, Writer & Director: Ian W Thomson
Executive Producer: Carolyn Johnston, Editor: Stephen Gamba
*International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia.