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 a continually updated calendar of gay, queer and LGBT film festivals from around the world.

 LGBT Film Festival Calendar

LGBT Film Festival Calendar


Palm Springs International Film Festival - The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) is one of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming 135,000 attendees annually for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries. The Festival is also known for its annual Black Tie Awards Gala, honoring the best achievements of the filmic year by a celebrated list of talents who, in recent years, have included Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, Cate Blanchett, Danny Boyle, Bradley Cooper, George Clooney, Daniel Day-Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Clint Eastwood, Ron Howard, Helen Mirren, Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron and Kate Winslet. Palm Springs, CA Jan 2-12, 2015

Desperado Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - The Desperado LGBT Film Festival at Paradise Valley Community College showcases the best in LGBT film and fosters diversity and multiculturalism throughout the state of Arizona. Phoenix, AZ Jan 18-26, 2014

Pembe Hayat KuirFest – Pink Life QueerFest – The first queer festival of Turkey Pink Life QueerFest, an organization to create expression areas for LGBTT rights struggle through art, collecting different branches from cinema to literature,  from music to video and implementing them through panels, discussions and workshops. Aiming at opening gender identity roles for discussion, making LGBTT individuals and organizations in Turkey visible and drawin gattention to LGBTT politics using the powerful effect of cinema over society, Pink Life QueerFest is going to gather pieces from Turkey’s and world cinema. Ankara, Turkey, Jan 16-23, 2014

Zinegoak Bilbao International GLT Film Festival - Bilbao, Spain Jan 20-26, 2014

Pride: Bloomington’s LGBTQ Film Festival - PRIDE is a Bloomington, IN film festival exploring a wide variety of issues and situations involving the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer communities. PRIDE programs a variety of live performance, lecture, public participation events and films that express a wide range of viewpoints and feature many different personality types and situations, advocating community-wide attitudes of awareness, acceptance and appreciation of diversity. The goal of the festival is to educate and strengthen the local community and celebrate artistic talent and achievement. Bloomington, IN Jan 23-25, 2014

Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival in Kingston - Reelout exists to celebrate queer media arts and to contribute to community vitality by programming materials that focus on issues of sexuality, race, culture, religion, class, gender, ability, health and age, thereby purposefully drawing together and initiating challenging dialogue among disparate members of the queer communities in Kingston and the surrounding area as well as between the larger Kingston community and the queer community. Kingston, Ontario Jan 30 – Feb 8, 2014


Festival des images aux mots
Toulouse, France Feb 3-9, 2014
Postal Address: Festival du Film – DIAM Ruth Adam – Programming
, 1 rue Francisque Sarcey
, 31000 Toulouse, France

!f Istanbul International Independent Film Festival (Rainbow Films)
Turkey – Istanbul – Feb 13-23, Ankara – Feb 27 – Mar 2, Izmir – Feb 27 – Mar 2

TEDDY AWARD at the International Film Festival in Berlin
Berlin, Germany Feb 14, 2014
Contact: Wieland Speck, Dir. Panorama panorama [at]; Christian Peters, Head/ TEDDY Fnd. c.peters [at]
Street Address: TEDDY Foundation/Forderverein TEDDY e.V., Mabel Aschenneller Grainauer Str. 11, 10777 Berlin, GERMANY
Phone: +493021574

Mardi Gras Film Festival – QueerScreen
Sydney, Australia Feb 13-23, 2014
Street Address: Queer Screen, 5/66 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
Postal Address: Queer Screen, P.O. Box 1081, Darlinghurst, NSW 1300 AUSTRALIA
Phone: +61-2-9332 4938 fax: +61-2-9331 2988

Diversidade em Animacao / Diversity in Animation
Rio de Janiero, Brazil Feb 13-23, 2014
Contact: Alexander Mello
Postal Address: A/C Alexander Mello, Diversity in Animation, Rua do Senado, 219/ 705 – Centro, CEP 20231-005, Rio de Janeiro/ RJ, Brazil

Bangalore Queer Film Fest
Bangalore India Feb 28 – Mar 2, 2014
Contact: Swabhava Bangalore: Namita Avriti
Postal Address: BQFF 2011 c/o SWABHAVA 4th Floor, M. S. Plaza No. 1, 13th ‘A’ Cross 4th Main, Sampangiramnagar Bangalore – 560 027 Karnataka, India
Phone: +91-80-22230959

Queer Realities
Boulder, CO TBA
Postal Address: Bent Lens Cinema, PO Box 4112 Boulder, Colorado 80306, USA

Cinekink NYC
NY, NY Feb 25 – Mar 23, 2014
Contact: Lisa Vandever, Director
Street Address: 1092 St. Georges Avenue, #190 Rahway, NJ 07065


Out in the Desert, Tucson’s International LGBT Film Festival
Tucson, AZ March 5-9, 2014
Contact: Programming Director, Tom Forester
Postal Address: Out in the Desert 2013, Tom Forester, 414 E 9th Str Tucson, AZ 85705, USA

Festival Ecrans Mixtes
Lyon, France TBA
Contact: President : Cedric Denonfoux
Street Address: 3 Petite rue des Feuillants, 69001 Lyon, France
Phone: +33 4 2664 4464

RRainbow Reels Queer Film Festival
Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada TBA
Postal Address: WPIRG, University of Waterloo Student Life Centre Room # 2139 Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1 Canada
Phone: +1-519-888-4882

Melbourne Queer Film Festival
Melbourne, Australia Mar 13-24, 2014
Contact: Lisa Daniel, Festival Director
Postal Address: PO Box 21244, Little Lonsdale Street, Victoria 8011, Australia
Phone: +61 3 9662 4147

London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
London, UK Mar 20-30, 2014
Contact: Brian Robinson, Senior Programmer; Jason Barker, Michael Blyth, Nazmia Jamal, Emma Smart, Programmers
Street Address: London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, National Film Theatre, South Bank, Waterloo, LONDON SE1 8XT
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7815 1305

Roze Filmdagen; Amsterdam Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Amsterdam Mar 13-23, 2014
Contact: Werner Borkes, festival director and programmer
Postal Address: c/o Werner Borkes, Weteringschans 38-3, 1017 SH Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS
Phone: +31 (0)6 2957 8790

Fusion Los Angeles LGBT People of Color Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA TBA
Contact: Outfest Film Festival

Brussels Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
Brussels BELGIUM Mar 28 – Apr 6, 2014
Contact: Tels Quels
Street Address: Tels Quels a.s.b.l. rue du Marche au Charbon 81, B – 1000 Brussels BELGIUM
Phone: +32 2 512 45 87


Boston LGBT Film Festival
Boston, MA Apr 3-12, 2014
Contact: James Nadeau
Postal Address: 955 Massachusetts Ave #361, Cambridge MA 02139, USA

Queergestreift Filmfestival
Konstanz, Germany Apr 4-16, 2014
Contact: Marvin Wiechert
Postal Address: Zebra Kino, Joseph-Belli-Weg 5, 78467 Konstanz, Germany

Festival Cinemarges
Bordeaux, France Apr 5-13, 2014

Internationales Frauenfilmfestival Dortmund|Cologne
Köln, Germany Apr 8 – 13, 2014
Contact: Silke J. Rabiger, Festival Director
Postal Address: c/o Kulturburo Stadt Dortmund Kupferstrasse 3 D-44122 Dortmund, Germany
Phone: +49 231 5025162

Fringe! The London Gay Film Fest
London, UK TBA

Out in Africa | South African Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Capetown, Johannesburg – South Africa TBA
Contact: Sharon Jackson
Street Address: 1st Floor 27 Caledon Street 8001 Cape Town South Africa
Postal Address: PO BOX 15707 Vlaeberg, Capetown, 8018, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27214614027

VUES D’EN FACE Festival International du Film Gay et Lesbian de Grenoble
Grenoble, France Apr 11-20, 2014
Contact: Stephane Moulin, Festival Director
Postal Address: Festival International du Film, Gay et Lesbien de Grenoble, BP 408 38015 GRENOBLE CEDEX 1 FRANCE
Phone: +33 (0)6 67 71 03 12

Outview: Athens International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Athens, Greece TBA
Contact: Maria Cyber, Festival Director; Stefanos Kolllias Co-Director
Postal Address: Outview Film Festival, 149 Sofokleous Str., 17672 Kallithea, Greece
Phone: +30 210 92 34 420

Malmo Queer Filmfestival
Malmo, Sweden TBA
Contact: Jay Seipel
Postal Address: Folkets Bio Malmo / Panora, Norra Skolgatan 19, 21152 Malmo, Sweden
Phone: +46 (0)40- 6112707

Torino GLBT Film Festival
Turin, Italy Apr 30 – May 6, 2014
Contact: Fabio Bo, Angelo Acerbi, Flavio Armone, Programming Committee
Postal Address: TGLFF, ATTN. Flavio Armone, Via Montebello 15, 10124 Torino, ITALY
Phone: +39 366 1812097 / Fax +39 011 813 88 92

International Women’s Film Festival in Seoul (Queer Rainbow)
Seoul, Korea TBA
Contact: Minhwa JUNG, program coordinator
Postal Address: 302, 5F, Seojeon Bldg, 1431-9, Seocho1-dong, Seocho-gu, 137-865 Korea
Phone: +82-2-583-3599 (302 program co-ordination)

London Lesbian Film Festival
London, Ontario, Canada; Apr 25-27, 2014

Queer Zagreb
Zagreb, Croatia, more than 50 events from April to August
Contact: Zvonimir Dobrovic
Phone: +385 98 789 973

In and Out, rencontres cinematographiques
France April 16-24 Nice April 26-27 Cannes

Schwule Filmwoche Freiburg Every year in the spring (late April / early May) takes place our gay film festival, in which we show in particular Freiburg exclusive premieres of the best gay movies. Other program positions are for one to two documentaries and provided a highlight (Best Of) of the year. Moreover, in the framework program: in addition to the traditional film week party and the champagne bar there are the gays reading night as lecture hall with the audiobook spokesman Sebastian tear in the film week.
Freiburg, Germany April 30 – May 7, 2014


Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival The festival has grown from a 3-day event in which 25 films were presented to the current format of 10 days with 65+ films. The Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is an internationally acclaimed event serving as a platform for numerous World Premiers, North American Premiers and East Coast Premiers. The Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is the first MAJOR LGBT film festival to occur in the calendar year, setting the tone for the entire LGBT film festival season. Miami, FL April 26 – May 2-11, 2014

eLnadruhou – NOT ONLY lesbian culture festival Prague, Czech Republic TBA

PINK APPLE Annual Swiss Gay and Lesbian Film Festival This year’s program consists of 90 films from 25 countries. “Soongava ” the first lesbian film from Nepal about , on the one hand is a milestone for the South Asian country that is barely three times as large as Switzerland . It shows in his dramatic action but also as a progressive legislation – the recognition of same-sex marriages in Nepal’s Constitution is in preparation – and a ( decidedly ) collide traditional society. Zurich May TBA Frauenfeld TBA

TranScreen Amsterdam Transgender Film Festival  The TranScreen Amsterdam Transgender Film Festival, for/by transgender people & their allies. TranScreen shows a wide range of transgender themed films and art. Works that dare challenge and engage with our societies’ views on gender and other issues that intersect with transgender experiences such as identity, race, age, ability, nationality or tradition. YOU + US = TranScreen because we can’t happen without YOU, the audience and the filmmakers. Amsterdam 2015

Translations: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival is a groundbreaking film festival that provides the Pacific Northwest with a venue for films by, for, and about transgender people and the issues facing the transgender community. Launched in 2006, Translations is one of only a few transgender film festivals in the world, and places emphasis on visibility and positive representations. Seattle, WA May 8-11, 2014

Cinema Queer International Film Festival With the support of the Postcode Lottery takes Queer Cinema during the summer of 2014 our work far beyond the borders of Stockholm with a bus cage valstuga! Together with the Right Bus will Cinema Queer like Priscilla Queen of the desert sweep around the country preaching queer issues ahead of elections, a month, ten cities, a thousand possibilities! Sweden The tour starts at Almedalen in early July but made ​​on 23 May for the European elections secretly, we start in Stockholm! Stockholm Sept 18-21, 2014

LiberCine – Festival Internacional de Cine sobre Diversidad Sexual y Genero de Argentina LIBERCINE is a festival film that deals with “sexual diversity” and “gender” in all its aspects.’s international, competitive, federal and itinerant character. was born in 2008 as “Film Show” became 2010 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL competitive and itinerant. Buenos Aires, Argentina May 15-21, 2014

QDoc Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival Since 2007 QDoc has shown award-winning films fresh from Sundance, Berlin, Hot Docs, Tribeca, Amsterdam and other top-tier festivals. We have shown historical films, personal stories, artist biographies, experimental work and topical films dealing with current controversies. Visiting artists have included prominent film makers from all over the U.S. and from as far as Italy and Australia, who have participated in lively discussions after the screenings. We have hosted emerging filmmakers as well as 3 Academy Award winning directors, enabling dynamic audience interaction with artists. Portland WA May 15-18, 2014

Kyiv International Queer Film Fest International festival of queer cinema ” queer Film Fest” is a festival of films with queer themes has international status and is planned to be held each year in Kiev and regions of Ukraine . By combining a variety of people around creativity, shared values ​​and positive emotions Festival aims to make a valuable contribution to the cultural development of the Ukrainian LGBT movement. Kiev, Ukraine May 2015

Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival For more than two decades, Inside Out has brought Toronto’s LGBT community together in celebration of the best queer film from Canada and around the world. Through our annual Festivals in Toronto and Ottawa, our filmmaker initiatives, our youth engagement and our year-round events and screenings, Inside Out is engaged every day in challenging attitudes and changing lives. Toronto, Canada May 22 – June 1, 2014

Out Takes Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Out Takes 2014: A Reel Queer Film Festival is one of New Zealand’s most established film festivals and one of very few queer cultural events that has a national profile among New Zealand’s diverse queer communities. The festival showcases films from New Zealand and around the world and plays to queer communities (encompassing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, intersex, takatāpui, and fa’afafine communities), our friends and our supporters in New Zealand’s major cities: Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Auckland May 22 – June 2, 2014 – Wellington May 29 – June 11, 2014 – Christchurch Jun 12-15, 2014

Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival Fairytales Presentation Society is a not-for-profit, charitable organization located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, focusing on celebrating local and national queer artists of all artistic mediums including but not limited to film. Our artistic endeavors strive to provide a safe and respectful venue for members of all communities to celebrate queer culture.  While the term queer often refers to people who are LGBTTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit and questioning), Fairytales understands queer to also include those who subscribe to culturally, politically, artistically, and otherwise alternative and innovative ways of contributing to society. We see queer as a vista, a way of looking at the world differently- with an eye towards diversity, criticality and inclusion. Calgary, Canada May 23 – 25 & May 28 – 31, 2014

Asian Queer Film Festival (Biennial) Tokyo TBA

FilmOut San Diego The mission of FilmOut San Diego is to enlighten, educate, and entertain the communities of San Diego County & beyond through the exhibition of LGBT-themed films. FilmOut San Diego seeks to recognize, promote, celebrate and support the important diverse artistic contributions LGBT filmmakers make to our community. San Diego, CA May 30 – June 1, 2014

Cinepride Festival du film gay et lesbien de Nantes Katorza and the LGBT Centre Nantes present the 11th edition of Cinépride. Far from being a cultural event dedicated solely to the members of the lesbian, gay, bi and trans in the Nantes region, the festival is meant to be unifying and activist, is in the tradition of the International Day of Struggle against the Homophobia, 17 May, and the Gay Pride Nantes. Nantes, France June 4-10, 2014

Queer City Cinema Queer City Cinema Inc. (based in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada) was initiated in 1996 as a biennial film and video festival and has, over the years, come to program both media art and performance art. The organization now presents two festivals annually – Performatorium: Festival of Queer Performance and Queer City Cinema: Media Arts Festival.  These two festivals comprise the two main activities of the organization. Other act ivies that have occurred are tours of media art since 2000 with the most recent being a coast-to-coast tour in Canada in 2011. Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, St. Johns, Halifax, Victoria TBA

Freiburger Lesbenfilmtage Freiburg Germany TBA

Ogunquit Rainbow Film Festival Ogunquit, Maine TBA


Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival  – In its 24th continuous year, the HRFF is one of the longest-running and well-respected Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) film festivals in the country. The festival has presented hundreds of documentaries, feature films, shorts and animations from around the world, with special consideration given to Hawai’i-based filmmakers. The HRFF has an excellent reputation in the film festival community and has been the venue for both U.S. and world film premieres. Honolulu, HI June 10-15, 2014

Seoul LGBT Film Festival – SeLLFSeoul, Korea June 4-10, 2014

TLVFest, Tel-Aviv International LGBT Film Festival – TLVFest, Tel Aviv’s International LGBT Film Festival is a unique annual event taking place each June at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque and the Tel Aviv LGBT Community Center. The festival offers public screenings of films with no Israeli distribution, meetings with local as well as foreign filmmakers, panel discussions and special events. The impressive program includes many exciting films while aspiring to enrich and empower tolerance and pluralism in Israeli society. Tel Aviv, Isreal June 7-16, 2014

Durban Gay and Lesbian Film Festival – As an independent platform for filmmakers from South Africa and across the world to specifically deal with issues relating to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Intersexed (LGBTI) community, the DGLFF will showcase new and innovative motion pictures, documentaries, shorts and related productions whilst conducting workshops, debates and talks on past LGBTI movies, productions processes, film writing and how the visual medium affects and is affected by the pink community across the world. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa TBA

Beijing Queer Film FestivalBeijing TBA

Perv Queerotic Film and Video Festival – Perv is a new international film and video festival dedicated to queerotica. Perv showcases some of the latest and greatest audio-visual material representing and catering to queer desires. The festival is committed to the representation of diverse sexual identities and practices. From the sensual to the lewd, the silly to the serious, the subtle to the shamelessly upfront, the Perv programs explore the full spectrum of queer erotic imagery with a program of screenings, discussions, parties and play. Sydney, Australia TBA

Queer Women of Color Film Festival – Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project (QWOCMAP) promotes the creation, exhibition and distribution of new films and videos that increase the visibility of queer women of color, authentically reflect our life stories, and address the vital social justice issues that concern our communities. San Francisco, CA TBA

Outfest Peru
Lima, Peru June 18-28, 2013
Contact: Programacion: Rolando Salazar, Edgar Vilchez
Postal Address: Rolando Salazar Rojas, Ref.: VIII Festival OUTFEST PERU, Jr. Moquegua 294 dpto. 316, Cercado, Lima 1 Lima – Peru
Phone: +51 1 997937660

STRANGELOVE a Queer FilmFest
Antwerp, Belgium June 19-21, 2014
Postal Address: Interzone, Attn. Inge Embrechts, Offerandestraat 30 bus 2, 2060 Antwerp, Belgium

Provincetown International Film Festival
Provincetown, MA June 19-23, 2013
Contact: Gabrielle A. Hanna, Executive Director; Andrew Peterson, Director of Programming
Postal Address: Provincetown International Film Festival P.O. Box 605 Provincetown, MA 02657-0605 USA
Phone: tel: +1-508-487-FILM/ fax: +1-508-487-2494

Festival MIX MILANO di Cinema Gaylesbico e Queer Culture
Milan, Italy June 19-25, 2013
Contact: Giampaolo Marzi, Claudia Mauti, Rafael Meira Maniglia
Postal Address: Programming Committee – Attn. G. Marzi c/o MBE VIA CENISIO 78 20154 Milan Italy
Phone: +39 023 319 118/fax: +39 02 34 53 59 61

Festival International of Cinema and Video GLBT La Paz
La Paz, Bolivia June 20-27, 2013
Contact: Diego Torres Peñaloza, Director
Street Address: Av. Ecuador 2514, piso 3 La Paz Bolivia

Kansas City Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Kansas City June 20-27, 2013
Contact: Jamie Rich, Festival Director
Street Address: 4330 Holly, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
Phone: +1-816-659-6589

Frameline – San Francisco International LGBT Festival
San Francisco, CA June 20-30, 2013
Postal Address: 145 Ninth St., Suite 30, San Francisco, CA 94103 USA
Phone: +1-415-703-8650 / Fax: +1-415-861-1404

CineSLAM: Vermont’s LGBT Short Films Festival
Brattleboro, VT June 22, 2013
Contact: John Scagliotti
Postal Address: 158 Kopkind Rd. Guilford, VT 05301, USA

Budapest Pride (LGBT Film and Cultural Festival)
Budapest, Hungary June 30 – July 7, 2013
Contact: Szilvia Nagy, film festival programmer
Postal Address: Rainbow Mission Foundation, Csanady u. 4/B, H-1132 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: Fax: +36 1 329 2670


Diva Film Festival – Festival Internacional de Cine Diversidad Valparaiso
Fire!! Mostra Internacional de Cinema Gai i Lesbia
Barcelona, SPAIN July 4-14, 2013
Contact: Joako Ezpeleta, Santos Felix i Farreras
Postal Address: C/ Verdaguer i Callis, 10. 08003 Barcelona, SPAIN
Phone: +34 (93) 319 55 50/fax: +34 (93) 310 30 35

Rio Festival Gay de Cinema
Rio de Janeiro July 5-14, 2013
Contact: Alexander Vinicius de Mello

Tokyo International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Aoyama, Tokyo Japan July 5-15, 2013
Contact: Miyazaki Hideki, Director; Yukashi Oki, Head Programmer
Postal Address: Programming Committee, TLGFF, 3-10-18-401, Takada, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171-0033 Japan
Phone: +81-70-6475-0388 / Fax: +81-20-4666-6983

OUTFEST: Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA July 11-21, 2013
Contact: Kimberly Yutani, Director of Programming; Kirsten Schaffer, Executive Director
Postal Address: 3470 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1022, Los Angeles, CA 90010, USA
Phone: +1-213-480-7088/Fax: +1-213-480-7099

Aomori International LGBT Film Festival
Aomori, Japan July 20, 2013
Contact: Film Festival Committee
Phone: +81-90-6459-5136

Festival de cine les bi gay trans de Asunción
Asunción, Paraguay July 20, 2013
Contact: Carolina Robledo
Postal Address: Grupo por los derechos de las lesbianas Eligio Ayala 907 c/Tacuary Asuncion – Paraguay
Phone: +595 21 447976 Fax. +595 21 492835

Valparaiso, Chile July 21-27, 2013
Postal Address: Codigo postal 2362404, VALPARAISO, CHILE.
Phone: +56 (32) 275 5099

Q Fest – The Houston Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival
Houston, TX July 20-29, 2013
Contact: Kristian Salinas, Executive Director
Postal Address: c/o DiverseWorks, PO Box 1007, Houston, TX 77251-1007, USA


Gaze: Dublin Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
Dublin, Ireland August 1-5, 2013
Contact: Programme Director
Street Address: GAZE Film Festival, The Fashion House, 18 Upper Exchange Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, IRELAND

entzaubert queer diy film festival
Berlin, Germany Summer 2014

North Carolina Annual Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Durham, NC August 9-18, 2013
Contact: Jim Carl, Director of Programming
Street Address: Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc., 309 W. Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: +1-919-560-3040 ext. 232/fax: +1-919-560-3065

Toronto International Queer West Film Festival
Toronto, Canada Aug 9-17, 2013
Contact: Michel F. Pare (Festival Manager)
Postal Address: 562 Dufferin St. B1 Toronto Ontario M6K 2A9 CANADA

Vancouver Queer Film Festival
Vancouver, Canada Aug 15-25, 2013
Postal Address: 405 – 207 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1H7 CANADA
Phone: +1-604-844-1615/fax: +1-604-844-1698

Pride of the Ocean LGBT Film Festival Cruise
Alaska Aug 18-25, 2013
Postal Address: 158 Kopkind Rd. Guilford, VT 05301, USA

Birmingham SHOUT Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Birmingham, AL August 23-25, 2013
Postal Address: SHOUT, 2310 1st Ave, North Birmingham, AL 35203, USA
Phone: +1-205-324-0888

Gender DocuFilm Fest
Rome, Italy August 29-31, 2013
Contact: Artistic Director: Gionna A. Nazarro
Postal Address: GDFF, c/o Di’Gay Project, Via Costantino 82, 00145 Roma, Italy


LLAMALEH – Uruguay International Film Festival of Sexual and Gender Diversity
Montevideo, Uruguay TBA
Contact: Mercedes Martin
Phone: +59-8992-92239

CNKY Scene LGBT Film Festival
Cincinnati, OH Sept 6, 2013
Contact: Chuck Beatty
Phone: +1-513 655-7565

NewFest: The New York LGBT Film Festival
New York Sept 6-11, 2013
Contact: Outfest, LA

OutFlix Memphis
Memphis, TN Sept 6-12, 2013
Contact: Director Bryan Moody
Postal Address: c/o Memphis Gay & Lesbian Community Center 892 South Cooper Street Memphis, TN 38104
Phone: +1-901-278-6422

FESTDIVQ- Festival Venezolano de Cine de la Diversidad
Caracas, Venezuela  – Sept 9-14, 2013
Postal Address: Av. San Martin. Entre Esquina Capuchinos y Albanales. Residencia La Palma. Caracas. Venezuela. Municipio Libertador. Parroquia San Juan 1020. Urbanizacion Palo Grande. Punto de Referencia: Fundafarmacia. Enviar a Jose Alirio Pena (13 B).

Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival
Fargo, MN Sept 13-14, 2013
Contact: Raymond Rea
Postal Address: Ray Rea C/O Cinema Arts and Digital Technologies, MSUM Moorhead, 1104 7th Ave South Moorhead, MN 56563

Skeive filmer/Oslo Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Oslo, Norway Sept 13-20, 2013
Contact: Bard Yden, festival & programming director
Postal Address: PO Box 954 Sentrum, N-0104 Oslo, Norway
Phone: +47 28 28 93

Kansai Queer Film Festival
Osaka Sept 14-16, 2013
Kyoto Oct 4-6, 2013
Contact: Hibino Makoto, Festival Director
Phone: +80 3820 2731

Festival de la Luna
Valencia September 16-25, 2013

Fresno Reel Pride Film Festival
Fresno, CA Sept 18-22, 2013
Postal Address: Fresno Reel Pride PO Box 4647 Fresno CA 93744 USA
Phone: +1-559-360-9515

Some Prefer Cake – Bologna Lesbian Film Festival
Bologna, Italy Sept 18-22, 2013
Contact: Marta Bencich, Festival Programmer
Postal Address: Associazione Fuoricampo, Casella postale 2206, Agenzia Emilia Levante , 40137 Bologna (BO), Italy

Hong Kong Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Hong Kong Sept 18 – Oct 5, 2013
Contact: Joe Lam, Director
Postal Address: Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Unit A, 26/F CKK Commercial Centre 289-295 Hennessy Road Wanchai, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2582 0200/fax: +852 2311 8023

Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Palm Springs, CA Sept 19-22, 2013
Contact: Michael C. Green
Postal Address: 2100 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: +1-760-322-1463

Everybody’s perfect – Festival du film gay et lesbien (LGBTIQ) de Genève
Geneva, Italy Sept 19-28, 2014
Contact: Agnes Boulmer, Pierre Biner

Queer Lisboa / Lisbon Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Lisbon, Portugal Sept 20-28, 2013
Contact: Joao Ferreira Director and Programmer
Postal Address: Apartado 30036, EC Necessidades, 1351-901 Lisboa, Portugal
Phone: Mobile: + (351) 91 402 28 86 / + (351) 91 843 35 36

D’un bord a l’autre – Festival de films gay et lesbiens
Orléans, France Sept 27-29, 2013
Contact: Christel Guillard avec Francoise Dahmane
Postal Address: FESTIVAL D’UN BORD A L’AUTRE, Association CINÉ MUNDI, BX 214 1, rue Royale 45000 Orléans, France


Lesbisch-Schwule Filmtage Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe, Germany Oct 1-6, 2013
Contact: Enrique Baez, Nelly Boehm, Mario Daszenies, Michael Endepols, Petra Matzke, Sabrina Muttarrusso
Postal Address: c/o Kinemathek Karlsruhe e.V. Karlstrasse 21, 76133 Karlsruhe, GERMANY
Phone: +49-721-937-4714/Fax: 0721 937 4715

Out on Film
Atlanta, GA Oct 3-10, 2013

456 Kensington Parc Drive
Avondale Estates, Georgia 30002
EMAIL for general information including sponsorships
Portland Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
Portland, OR October 4-12, 2013
Postal Address: c/o Film Action Oregon 4144 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland, OR 97212
Phone: Fax: +1-503-335-9305
MIX COPENHAGEN | LesbianGayBiTrans Film Festival
Copenhagen, Denmark Oct 4-13, 2013
Contact: Kristine Moelgaard, Festival Director
Postal Address: Tagensvej 85F, DK-2200 Copenhagen Denmark, att: Henrik Neumann
Phone: +45-51-28 43 42 17
QueerFilm Festival Bremen
Bremen, Germany Oct 8-13, 2013
Contact: Biggi Bannert
Postal Address: queerfilm e.V., c/o CITY 46, Bahnhofstr. 28-31, 28195 Bremen, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)421 4496 3581/Fax: +49 (0)421 4496 3589
The Iris Prize
Cardiff, UK Oct 9-13, 2013
Contact: Berwyn Rowlands
Postal Address: Iris Prize, c/o The Festivals Company Ltd, Ty Cefn, Rectory Road, Cardiff, CF5 1QL, UK
Phone: +44 29290 232746
Glasgow, Scotland Oct 9 – Nov 9, 2013
Contact: Steven Thomson, Producer
Postal Address: Glasgay t/a GALA SCOTLAND LTD Q! Gallery & Studio 87-91 Saltmarket, Glasgow G1 5LE
Phone: phone +44 141 552 7575 or 7578
Sacramento International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Sacramento, CA October 10, 2013
Contact: Patti Barcena
Postal Address: SIGLFF Program Director 1017 L Street, Ste 379 Sacramento, CA 95814, USA
Phone: +1-916-689-3284
Q Cinema: Fort Worth’s Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival
Fort Worth, TX Oct 10-13, 2013
Contact: Todd Camp, Artistic Director
Postal Address: 9 Chase Court, Fort Worth, TX 76110, USA.
Phone: +1-817-723-4358

Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Fort Lauderdale, FL Oct 10-13, 2013
Postal Address: PO Box 530280, Miami, FL 33153, USA
Phone: +1 (305)534-9924

Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Seattle, WA Oct 10-20, 2013
Contact: Jason Plourde, Festival Programming Director
Postal Address: 1122 E. Pike Street #1313, Seattle, WA 98122-3934, USA
Phone: +1-206-323-4274/fax: +1-206-323-4275

Reel Q – Pittsburgh LGBT Film Festival
Pittsburgh, PA Oct 11-19, 2013
Contact: Mitchell Leib, Programming Committee Chair
Postal Address: PLGFS P.O. BOX 81237 PITTSBURGH, PA 15217, USA
Phone: +1-412-422-6776

Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Albuquerque, NM Oct 11-20, 2013
Contact: Roberto Appicciafoco, Festival Director
Postal Address: Closet Cinema, Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, 922 Arno St Se, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA
Phone: +1-505-243-1870

ImageOut The Rochester Lesbian & Gay Film & Video Festival
Rochester, NY Oct 11-20, 2013
Contact: Michael Gamilla, Programming Committee Chair
Postal Address: ImageOut, 274 N. Goodman Street, Rochester, NY 14607 USA
Phone: +1-585-271-2640/fax: +1-585-271-3798

Women Make Waves Film Festival
Taipei, Taiwan Oct 11-20, 2013
Contact: Vita Hsing-Hung LIN, programmer
Postal Address: 3F., No. 14, Lane 10, Singcheng St., Datong District, Taipei City 103, Taiwan
Phone: +886-2-2557-5227 Fax: +886-2-2552-9728

Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage Hamburg | International Queer Film Festival
Hamburg, Germany Oct 15-20, 2013
Contact: Joachim Post, Katja Briesemeister, Anton Binnig
Postal Address: Querbild e.V., Schanzenstr. 45, 20357 Hamburg, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)40- 3 48 06 70/Fax: +49 (0)40 34 05 22

Polari Film Festival
Austin, TX Oct 16-20, 2013
Contact: Curran Nault, Film Programming Director; Lindsay Muse, Executive Director
Postal Address: AGLIFF – POLARI 1634 E. Cesar Chavez Street Austin, TX 78702
Phone: +1-512-302-9889 Fax +1-512-302-1088

Your Normal LGBT Film Festival
Normal, IL Oct 16-20, 2013
Contact: Dave Shields
Postal Address: 10 Cloverhill Circle, Bloomington, IL 61705, USA
Phone: +1-309-530-3523

Reel Affirmations: International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Washington, DC Oct 16-20, 2013
Contact: Joe Bilancio, Program Manager
Postal Address: c/o One In Ten PO Box 73587 Washington, DC 20056
Phone: +1-202-986-1119 Fax: +1-202-939-0981

Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival
Milwaukee, WI Oct 17-20, 2013
Contact: Carl Bogner Programming & Direction
Street Address: Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival Film Department / UWM Mitchell Hall B70 3203 N Downer Ave Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone: +14142294758

Filmfest homochrom
Cologne Oct 17-20, 2013
Dortmund Oct 24-27, 2013
Contact: Martin Wolkner, Festival Director
Postal Address: homochrom e.V., P.O. Box 300 221, 50772 Cologne, Germany
Phone: +49 163 85 75 061

Paris Gay, Lesbian, Trans Film Festival – Cheries-Cheris
Paris, France TBA
Contact: Herve Joseph Lebrun, General Delegate
Postal Address: Cheries-Cheris – FFGLP – C/O Le Centre – 61-63 rue Beaubourg – 75003 Paris, France
Phone: + 33 1 77 10 24 24

Pensacola LGBT Film Festival
Pensacola, FL TBA

Louisville LGBT Film Festival
Louisville, KY October 18-20, 2013
Postal Address: PO Box 221225 Louisville, KY 40252, USA
Phone: +1-502-619-1368

Out in Africa | South African Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Capetown, Johannesburg October 18-27, 2013
Contact: Sharon Jackson
Street Address: 1st Floor 27 Caledon Street 8001 Cape Town South Africa
Postal Address: PO BOX 15707 Vlaeberg, Capetown, 8018, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27214614027

Reel Pride Winnipeg
Winnipeg, Canada TBA
Postal Address: Winnipeg Gay & Lesbian Film Society, Unit Y300 393 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 3H6, Canada

LIFT Lesbian Identities Festival
Budapest, Hungary TBA
Postal Address: c/o Labrisz Lesbian Association Budapest, 1395, Pf. 408.
Phone: +36-21-2523-566

Asheville Qfest
Asheville, NC TBA
Contact: Robert Gaston, Creative Director/

PERLEN – Queer Film Festival Hannover
Hannover, Germany Oct 21-27, 2012
Postal Address: c/o Kino im Künstlerhaus Sophienstr. 2, 30159 Hannover, Germany
Phone: +49 511168 44732 /fax: +49 511168 41488

Filmovy festival inakosti – Slovak Queer Film Festival
Bratislava Oct 23-27, 2013
Contact: Festival Director: Zita Hosszuova
Postal Address: Iniciativa Inakost, Okruzna 13, 917 01 Trnava, Slovak Republic

QueerFilmFest Rostock
Rostock, Germany Oct 24-26, 2013

Side by Side LGBT International Film Festival
St. Petersburg Side by Side LGBT Film Festivals Loses Appeal and Found Guilty for Violating ‘Foreign Agents’ Law.
Contact: Director: Gulya Sultanova; Programming Director: Manny de Guerre
Postal Address: Side by Side LGBT International Film Festival, Westpost PL 109, Box: 1243 Lappeenranta, 53101 Finland
Phone: and fax: +7 812 313-9341

Queer Black Cinema International Film Festival
New York TBA
Contact: Angela Brown
Postal Address: c/o Our Stories Productions, P.O. Box 975, New York, N.Y. 10113

Gender Bender Festival Internazionale Bologna
Bologna, Italy TBA
Contact: Daniele Del Pozzo: Art Director
Postal Address: c/o Il Cassero gay lesbian center, via Don Minzoni 18, 40121 Bologna – Italy
Phone: +39 051 5280391

Bologna, Italy TBA
Contact: Elisa Manici
Postal Address: ArciLesbica Bologna, Via don Minzoni 18 (c/o Cassero), 40212 Bologna, Italy
Phone: +39 051 6492684

Paris International Lesbian and Feminist Film Festival
Paris, France Oct 30- Nov 3, 2013
Postal Address: 37 avenue Pasteur, 93100 Montreuil. FRANCE
Phone: +33 1 48 70 77 11

Queer Film Festival Esslingen
Esslingen, Germany TBA
Contact: Sibylle Tejkl
Postal Address: Kommunales Kino Esslingen Maille 5-9, 73728 Esslingen, GERMANY
Phone: +49 711 310 595 15

LESGAICINEMAD: The Madrid Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Madrid, Spain Oct 31 – Nov 10, 2013
Contact: Director: Gerardo Jose Perez Melia
Postal Address: Fundacion Triangulo, C/ Melendez Valdes 52 1 D, 28015 Madrid, Spain
Phone: + 34 91 593 05 40


Spokane Film Festival
Spokane, WA Nov 1-3, 2013
Postal Address: Spokane Film Festival, 3817 E. 11th Ave, Spokane, WA 99202-5320 USA
Phone: +1-509-216-0366

REELING Annual Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival
Chicago, IL Nov 3-12, 2013
Contact: Brenda Webb, Executive Director of Chicago Filmmakers
Postal Address: c/o Chicago Filmmakers, 5243 N. Clark Street 2nd Floor, Chicago IL 60640
Phone: +1-773-293-1447/Fax: +1-773-293-0575

Florence Queer Festival
Florence, Italy Nov 6-12, 2013
Contact: Artistic Directors: Bruno Casini, Roberta Vannucci

Holebi Filmfestival Vlaams-Brabant
Leuven, Aarschot, Diest, and Halle Nov 6-22, 2013
Contact: Willem Sleurs
Postal Address: Driekant/&of, Postbus 113, 3000 Leuven-3

Queerstreifen Munster
Münster, Germany Nov 7-10, 2013
Contact: Jens Schneiderheinze + Thomas Behm
Postal Address: Verein zur Foerderung kommunaler Filmarbeit e.V. Warendorfer Strasse 45, D-48145 Muenster, Germany
Phone: +49 (251) 30 307 / fax: +49 (251) 30 308

Queersicht Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Bern
Bern, Switzerland Nov 7-13, 2013
Contact: Programmation: Donat Blum
Postal Address: Postfach 7609, CH-3001, Bern, Switzerland
Phone: +41 31 333 50 53

Pink Screens – Queer Film Festival Brussels
Brussels, Belgium Nov 7-16, 2013
Contact: Genres d’a cote asbl
Postal Address: Pink Screens c/o Jacques Paulus/Darakan, 9 rue du Midi, B-1000 Bruxelles BELGIUM
Phone: +32 2 512 20 76/Fax: +32 2 512 20 76

Mezipatra Queer Filmový Festival / Mezipatra Queer Film Festival
Prague, Brno Czech Republic Nov 7-20, 2013
Contact: Ales Rumpel – festival director & programmer
Postal Address: STUD Brno, Smejkalova 75, 616 00 Brno, Czech Republic
Phone: +420-549 212 728/ Fax: Same

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival
San Francisco, CA Nov 8-10, 2013
Contact: Shawna Virago, Exhibition/Festival Coordinator
Postal Address: SF Transgender Film Festival c/o Fresh Meat Productions P.O. Box 460670 San Francisco, CA 94146-0670 USA

Indianapolis GLBT Film Festival
Indianapolis, IN Nov 8-10, 2013
Contact: Kevin Kelly, Director
Postal Address: 4033 N. Central Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46205, USA
Phone: +1-317-966-6039

Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
New York, Nov 9-12, 2013
Contact: Stephen J. Flynn, Festival Director; Peter Daly, Programmer
Postal Address: P.O. Box 360 East Northport, NY 11731

Outburst Queer Arts Festival
Belfast, Northern Ireland Nov 9-18, 2013
Contact: Festival Director: Ruth McCarthy
Postal Address: OUTBURST Film Submissions 2011 Belfast Film Festival, 3rd Floor, 23 Donegall Street, Belfast BT1 2FF, Northern Ireland

Cinema St. Louis Qfest - QFest uses the art of contemporary gay cinema to spotlight the lives of LGBTQ people and celebrate queer culture. The 2014 event features an eclectic slate of contemporary LGBTQ-themed feature films, documentaries, and shorts. St. Louis, MO Nov 13-23, 2014

Nigah QueerFest New Dehli
New Dehli, India Nov 18-25, 2013
Contact: Sunil Gupta
Postal Address: The Nigah QueerFest ’11, E-121 Ground Floor, Masjid Moth, Greater Kailash III, New Delhi – 110048, India
Phone: +91 9 81032 7322

Vinokino Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Turku Oct 25-27, 2013
Jyvaskyla Nov 1-2, 2013
Helsinki Nov 8-10, 2013
Tampere Nov 2-3, 2013

Los Angeles Transgender Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA TBA
Phone: +1-424-248-5471

OUTrageous: The Santa Barbara LGBTQ Film Festival
Santa Barbara, CA TBA
Contact: Heather Stevenson, Event Coordinator
Postal Address: submissions exclusively through
Phone: +1-805-963-3636

MixBrasil Sexual Diversity Film Festival
Sao Paulo Nov 7-17, 2013
Rio de Janeiro Nov 14-21, 2103
Contact: Andre Fischer, Joao Federici
Postal Address: Av. Vieira de Carvalho, 192, cj 21 – Republica – Sao Paulo – SP – CEP 012010-020 – BRAZIL

Fancinegay – Cine Gay y Lesbico Extremadura
Caceres, Merida, Badajoz TBA
Contact: Pablo A. Cantero Garlito / Jose M. Nunez Blanco
Postal Address: C/ Viena, 4 1 B 10001 CACERES
Phone: +34 637 79 22 41

OutLook Film Festival (at the Cork Film Festival)
Cork, Ireland TBA
Contact: David Mullane, OutLook Programmer
Street Address: Corona Cork Film Festival, Emmet House, Emmet Place, Cork, Ireland

MIX NYC – The New York Queer Experimental Film Festival
New York, NY TBA
Contact: Executive Director: Stephen Kent Jusick, Co-Directors: Szu Burgess, Rocko Bulldagger
Postal Address: 79 Pine St., PMB 132, New York, NY 10005 USA
Phone: +1-212-742-8880 Fax +1-212-742-8882

PinkPanorama Festival 12th Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Lucerne
Lucerne, Switzerland Nov 14-20, 2013
Contact: Peter Leimgruber, Christina Niederer
Postal Address: PinkPanorama, c/o stattkino, Postfach 6623, 6000 Luzern 6, Switzerland

Puerto Rico Queer Film Festival
San Juan, PR TBA
Contact: Victor Gonzalez, Director; Jaime Santiago, Programmer
Postal Address: PO Box 9021009, San Juan, PR 00902-1009

Festival internacional de cine lesbico y gay de Andalucia
Seville, Spain TBA
Contact: Raul R. Gonzalez, Director
Postal Address: Plaza San Leandro 10, 41003 – Sevilla, Espana
Phone: +34.954.21.80.82

El Lugar Sin Limites
Quito, Guayaquil, Loja, Cuenca y Manta Ecuador. Nov 20-30, 2013
Contact: Fredy Alfaro, Director
Postal Address: Guayaquil No 9-59 y Oriente of. 304, Quito, Ecuador
Phone: +593 99 802 279

Vox Feminae Festival
Zagreb, Croatia TBA
Contact: Dalia Pintaric
Postal Address: Vox Feminae Festival, Kostelska 4, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia

Ljubljana Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Ljubljana, Slovenia Nov 23 – Dec 1, 2013
Postal Address: Metelkova 6, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Phone: +386 1 430 35 30/fax: +386 1 232 91 85

Uno Sguardo Normale, Sardinia Queer Short Film Festival
Caligari, Sardinia Italy Nov 25 – Dec 1, 2013
Postal Address: Societ Umanitaria  Cineteca Sarda viale Trieste, 118 09123 (Cagliari) Italy

FACE a FACE Festival du film gay et lesbien de Saint-Etienne
Saint-Etienne, France Nov 28 – Dec 1, 2013
Postal Address: Association Face a face 8 rue de la Valse 42100 Saint-Etienne France
Phone: +33 6 29 43 01 20

Santo Domingo OutFest
Santo Domingo, D. N. Republica Dominicana Nov 28 – Dec 8, 2103
Contact: Red de Voluntarios de Amigos Siempre Amigos (ASA/RevASA)
Postal Address: Calle Galvan No. 11 (2do. Piso), Gascue Santo Domingo, D. N. Republica Dominicana

GFEST – Gaywise FESTival
London, UK TBA
Contact: Artistic Director: Niranjan Kamatkar
Postal Address: Wise Thoughts, 2nd Floor, Wood Green Central Library, Wood Green High Road, London N22 6XD, UK
Phone: +44 (0) 20 8889 9555


OMOVIES – Festival Di Cinema Gay, Lesbica e Questioning Napoli
Naples, Italy Dec 18-20,2013
Contact: Carlo Cremona
Street Address: i Ken ONLUS, via Torino 16, 80142 Napoli, Italy

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