Award Winners: Thomas Banks' Quest for Love + Becoming Colleen

Award Winners: Thomas Banks' Quest for Love + Becoming Colleen

Becoming Colleen + Thomas Banks' Quest for Love
Thu
16
Thu May 16 7:00 PM

Courthouse Youth Arts
General Admission
Unclassified 18+
100 Mins
May
Thu May 16

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. 

Awards
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

Becoming Colleen

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.


Awards
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.

May
Thu May 16

Courthouse Youth Arts

Cnr Little Malop Street and Gheringhap Street Geelong, Victoria, 3220