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POPE HEAD – The Secret Life of Francis Bacon at JWCOCA

The play is a dark comedic drama exploring the life, art, psyche and sexuality of charismatic artist Francis Bacon, once famously described by Margaret Thatcher as “that man who paints those dreadful pictures.” Bacon’s controversial reputation began during his tumultuous youth when he was beaten and banished from the family home after being caught wearing his mother’s stockings. He then travelled extensively throughout Europe and took a variety of jobs – and lovers – to ...

2015 Brisbane Queer Film Festival

Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse, BQFF is part of the inaugural MELT: A Celebration of Queer Arts and Culture. Running from 6 to 15 February 2015, the two festivals will present an exciting collection of LGBTIQ films, music, cabaret, drama and much more. BQFF will showcase 16 high-quality film sessions that will inspire, entertain, and celebrate the strength and diversity of the international LGBTIQ community.  Sourced both internationally and locally, and featuring many award-winners, ...