Believe it

Description: Believe it is an experimental work exploring the relationship between Christianity and homosexuality, inspired by the perspectives of queer people living in South Australia. Movement has been generated as a response to the findings of audio interviews and is presented through a hybridisation of film, dance and documentary.


Written, directed and produced by Chris Scherer

Performed by Chris Scherer, Natalie Allen, Lachlan Bell & Thomas Gundry Greenfield

Choreographed by Chris Scherer and dancers

Director of Photography – Anny Duff

Sound Design and Composition by Sascha Budimski

Edited by Cleland Jones

Line Producer and Production Manager- Caitlin Hall

Camera Assistant and Key Grip- Viv Madigan

Production Assistant- Aimee Knight

Lighting Design and Gaffer by Nathan D’Agostino

Lighting Assistantance by Matthew Gorgula

Stills Photography by Rachel Rai

Artistic Mentor- Bryan Mason

Supervising Producer- Scott McDonald

Creative Producer for Feast- Kerry Ireland

Produced with the assistance of MRC, Feast and Australia Council as part of ‘I Can See Queerly Now 7 – Queer Real’

Financed with the assistance of the South Australian Film Corporation

Screenings: I Can See Queerly Now Film Festival (2010, Australia),  Melbourne Queer Film Festival (2010, Australia), Singapore International Film Festival (2010, Singapore), Torino GLBT Film Festival (2010, Italy), Fairy Tales International Queer Film Festival (2010, Canada), Queer Lisboa (2010, Portugal), Ourense International Film Festival (2010, Spain), Strasbourg International Film Festival (2010, Germany), Reeling Film Festival (2010, USA)