US LGBTQ Film Festivals

US LGBTQ Film Festivals

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US LGBTQ Film Festivals International Directory of Lesbian & Gay Film and Video Festivals Seasons of Pride is pleased to offer this LGBT Film Festival directory as a resource to help make connections between audiences, film/video makers, and festival programmers.  LGBT Film Festival Calendar Jan – Mar | Apr – Jun | Jul – Sept | Oct – Dec Feel free to email updates, corrections or add festival dates California Cinema Diverse! Palm springs LGBTQ Film Festival - dedicated to presenting the best in LGBT Cinema. Frameline San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival - Founded in 1977, the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival is the longest-running, largest and most widely recognized LGBTQ film exhibition event in the world. As a community event with an annual attendance of 63,000, the Festival is the most prominent and…
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Queer Screen Mardi Gras Film Festival

Queer Screen Mardi Gras Film Festival

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Mardi Gras Film Festival – QueerScreen – There have been lesbian and gay film festivals in Sydney since 1978. Initially these were run by the Australian Film Institute. In 1986, the AFI partnered with what was then theSydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, to present an annual ‘Sydney Gay Film Week’during the Mardi Gras festival. The film festival was taken over by commercial concerns in 1991, but still screened as a highlight of the Mardi Gras season. Sydney, Australia; Feb 18 – Mar 3, 2016 Queer Screen Mardi Gras Film Festival Welcome to the 23rd Mardi Gras Film Festival, brought to you by Queer Screen. We’ve planned a massive festival for you to enjoy, with more films, more venues, more international guests and more filmmaker events. So clear your schedule and…
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Istanbul International Independent Film Festival 2016

Istanbul International Independent Film Festival 2016

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!f Istanbul International Independent Film Festival (Rainbow Films) – The !f Istanbul International Independent Film Festival was founded in 2001 and every February and March, it hosts some 70,000 film buffs and celebrated filmmakers from around the world.  Turkey – Istanbul – Feb 18-28, Ankara – Mar 3-6, Izmir – Mar 3-6, 2016 Istanbul International Independent Film Festival Dedicated to showcasing the best in contemporary film, !f believes that the shared experience of cinema is a form of activism that has the power to connect people across borders and boundaries of all description. The festival is curated and based on thematic sections, some of which change every year to reflect issues that are gripping the world's - and filmmakers'- imagination. Through !f ², a ground-breaking alternative film distribution and sharing…
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Toulouse France LGBT Film Festival

Toulouse France LGBT Film Festival

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Festival des images aux mots – 9th edition of the Lesbian Film Festival, Gay, Bi and Trans Toulouse “Of Images For Words” The Festival  Of Words In Pictures  has found its place in the cultural landscape Toulouse film, as well as local and national LGBT movement. Toulouse, France; Feb 1-7, 2016 Toulouse France LGBT Film Festival Nine years since the DIAM Festival presents films from around the world to entertain, inform and move you! Australia, Canada, Germany, USA, Sweden, Spain, France, Italy, Brazil, South Africa ... the selection is vast and exciting, and it tackles themes that are dear to us: the construction of gender, the wanderings of youth, feminist struggles or different forms of parenting. In this regard, sociologist Irène Théry will talk about the family and will trace the struggle for…
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Reelout Queer Film Festival

Reelout Queer Film Festival

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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 29 - Feb 7, 2016 Reelout Queer Film Festival The Reelout queer film + video festival was originally established as a working group of the Kingston OPIRG in 1999. Reelout’s founder, Marney McDiarmid, held test market screenings in the backroom of the city’s only gay bar, 477, to see if Kingston could sustain its…
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Desperado LGBT Film Festival

Desperado LGBT Film Festival

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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 29-31, 2016 Desperado LGBT Film Festival Meet the STARS! Every year, Desperado brings film makers, actors, producers, and writers to Phoenix to interact with our audience. It’s a highlight of the festival that brings film making to life. Make sure to join our mailing list so you’ll be the first to know who’ll join us this year. Audience Awards Every year, using paper ballots and online voting, Desperado audiences select their festival favorite. If you love film, this is your chance to nominate the film that has moved you the most. Everyone involved in…
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Bloomington Pride Film Festival 2016

Bloomington Pride Film Festival 2016

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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 28-30, 2016 Bloomington Pride Film Festival 2016 We are thrilled to announce the program for the 2016 PRIDE Film Festival! After hundreds of hours of screening more than 200 films, our screening committee has narrowed it down to the top…
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Budapest Pride Film Festival 2016

Budapest Pride Film Festival 2016

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Budapest Pride Film Festival (LGBT Film and Cultural Festival) - Budapest returns to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LMBTQ) films from the 20th Budapest Pride Film Festival. From six continents with more than 30 feature films, documentaries and short films, as well as round table discussions related to the projections enrich the program. The film festival opening film of the domestic cinemas will be on display for the first time Freeheld, Julianne Moore and Ellen Page starring. Budapest, Hungary; Jan 20-24, 2016 Budapest Pride Film Festival 2016 The Elizabeth Boulevard Cinema & Art is housed in the main program of the festival, is also looking forward to an alternative, free screenings is available here. The festival opening night, January 20th on Wednesday Freeheld shown in the film. The real story of American…
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27th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival

27th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival

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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 1-11, 2016 27th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Now entering its 27th year, the Palm Springs International Film Festival has a well-established…
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Florence Queer Festival 2015

Florence Queer Festival 2015

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Florence Queer Festival – International film festival and art gay, lesbian and transgender people. Florence, Italy; Nov 11-17, 2015 Florence Queer Festival 2015 Florence Queer Concert, Saturday, Nov. 7 all'Exfila From 20 live on Novaradio with the music of  Andrea Chimenti, Femina Ridens, Alia, Mandrake, Cosimo Morleo and many others An evening against homophobia with Florence Queer Festival, Indie Pride, Arci and Novaradio Florence City Futura The Florence Queer Festival , along with Florence ARCI , India Pride-Independent homophobia and Novaradio Città Futura , promotes " Queer Florence Concert ", a musical evening for civil rights and against ' homophobia and transphobia . On stage starting from 20 Andrea Chimenti, Femina Ridens, Alia, Mandrake, Cosimo Morleo and many others: all the artists involved in the project Indies-Pride that, through music means to…
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