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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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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QueerFilmFest Rostock 2015

QueerFilmFest Rostock 2015

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QueerFilmFest Rostock – The annual Queer Film Festival presents short films, documentaries and feature films with queer content; and as a kick-off event POLDO; in Peter Weiss’s house to create a space for Liebhaber_innen queer films and enrich the cultural landscape in Rostock something.  Like every year, it is the last day of the feast give a legendary closing party from 24.00Uhr. Business as Usual? -Nee. The respective first film block starts already 19.00Uhr to make between the two blocs more time for discussion. So, rolls the purple rug !!! Rostock, Germany. QueerFilmFest Rostock 2015 The Queer Film Festival Rostock is non-commercial and independent. The films that we show, often move away from the mainstream. With us you Spanish documentaries on transgender, melodramatic Scandinavian short films but also comedies look straight from…
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Iris Prize Festival 2015

Iris Prize Festival 2015

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The Iris Prize – The Iris Prize – Cardiff’s International lgbt short film prize supported by The Michael Bishop Foundation is the only short film prize in the world which allows the winner to make a new film. Iris is what film makers need – funding, support and guidance. The Iris Prize is presented annually during the Iris Prize Festival which takes place in Cardiff, Wales. The 2015 program will include up to 20 new feature films, screenings of all 30 short films competing for the Iris Prize and the 10 competing for the Best British Short, the Producers Forum, talks and lots of parties! Our country focus for 2015 will be Ireland. Cardiff, UK Iris Prize Festival 2015 WELCOME / CROESO – THE IRIS PRIZE FESTIVAL 2015! (THE IRIS PRIZE BOX OFFICE…
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SHOUT LGBTQ Film Festival

SHOUT LGBTQ Film Festival

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Birmingham SHOUT Gay & Lesbian Film Festival – Birmingham SHOUT is Alabama’s first and only LGBTQ film festival and is proud to support the growing lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, and otherwise queer community in the Magic City, along with providing compelling content for anyone interested in independent films. Birmingham, AL. SHOUT LGBTQ Film Festival Alabama’s first and only LGBTQ film festival celebrates its tenth year with the 2015 SHOUT LGBTQ Film Festival, August 29-30 in the theatre district of downtown Birmingham. Join us for two days of the best new independent LGBTQ films, along with panels, parties, workshops, and more.
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Provincetown Film Festival 2015

Provincetown Film Festival 2015

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Provincetown International Film Festival – The Provincetown Film Society (PFS) is a non-profit dedicated to continuing the founding mission of the Provincetown Art Colony – to provide a welcoming, nurturing and inspiring environment for boundless and authentic creative exploration – in film. From the time it was founded in 1998 the Society has been committed to serving its communities who are often outside of the mainstream, in the margins, or otherwise underserved – but have a voice critical to the evolution of artistic expression. It has also been dedicated to the celebration of Provincetown – an American treasure nestled amongst spectacular National Seashore beaches, and a shining example of diversity and inclusion. Through its Festival, Cinema and Institute, the Society endeavors to give year-round support to aspiring and up-and-coming independent filmmakers,…
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TranScreen 2015 Amsterdam Transgender Film Festival

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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. TranScreen is an event in which (trans)gender diversity is the norm. A public space where everyone can be themselves in a secure environment. Regardless of gender orientation or sexual preference. A place to meet up and exchange international experiences in a relaxed and spontaneous way. TranScreen 2015 Amsterdam Transgender Film Festival   TranScreen 2015,  June 3…
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