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From the plains of North America to the coastlines of Australia, from the mountains of Europe to the valleys of Asia, from the savannah of Africa to the rainforest of South America, Gay Film Festivals gather audiences around the world to share an experience that binds human beings together.

Whether revealing the heights of human achievement or exploring the depths of the human heart, the Silver Screen has the power to transcend differences. At its best, the magic of cinema provides insight and inspiration, challenging and confronting people to see human existence through a grander set of eyes. Find a festival. Take a friend. Have fun.

** Note: A few film festivals are marked with asterisks. These are general film festivals that have made substantial and exceptional efforts to be inclusive of GLBT directors, producers, talent, and subject matter.


A Argentina | Australia | Austria |

B Belgium | Bolivia | Botswana | Brazil |
Bulgaria |

C Cambodia | Canada | Chile | China | Colombia | Croatia | Czech Republic |

D Denmark | Dominican Republic |

E Ecuador |

F Finland | France |

G Germany | Greece | Guyana |

H Hungary |

 
I Iceland | India | Indonesia | Ireland | Israel | Italy |

J Japan |

K Kenya | Korea |

M Macedonia | Myanmar |

N Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway |

P Panama | Paraguay | Peru | Poland | Portugal |

R Romania | Russia |

S Serbia | Singapore | Slovakia | Slovenia | South Africa | Spain | Sri Lanka | Sweden | Switzerland |

T Taiwan | Thailand | Tunisia | Turkey |

U Uganda | United Kingdom | United States | Uruguay |

V Venezuela |

Additional Resources |



ARGENTINA

BUENOS AIRES

 DIVERSA - International Gay Lesbian Trans Film Festival of Argentina
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AUSTRALIA

NEW SOUTH WALES (SYDNEY)

 Queer Screen - queerDOC & Mardi Gras Film Festival
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QUEENSLAND (BRISBANE)

 Brisbane Queer Film Festival
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VICTORIA (BENDIGO)

 Bendigo Queer Film Festival
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VICTORIA (MELBOURNE)

 Melbourne Queer Film Festival
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AUSTRIA

VIENNA

 identities - Queer Film Festival
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BELGIUM

BRUSSELS

 Pink Screens Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
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OOST-VLAANDEREN PROVINCE (GHENT)

 Pinx Gay-Lesbian-Bi Film Festival
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VLAAMS-BRABANT PROVINCE (LEUVEN, ALBURY, DIEST, HALLE)

 HoLeBi Film Festival
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BOLIVIA

LA PAZ

 Cine GLBT La Paz Festival (La Paz GLBT Film Festival)
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SANTA CRUZ DE LA SIERRA

 Santa Cruz Diversidad Afectiva-Sexual International Film Festival
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BOTSWANA

GABORONE

 DITSHWANELO Human Rights Film Festival **
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GABORONE

 Batho Ba Lorato Film Festival
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BRAZIL

RIO DE JANEIRO (RIO DE JANEIRO)

 RioFGC - Rio Gender & Sexuality Cinema Festival
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PARANÁ (CURITIBA)

 COLORS Cinema + Diversity
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SANTA CATARINA (FLORIANÓPOLIS)

 For Rainbow - Film and Cultural Festival of Sexual Diversity
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SAO PAULO (SAO PAULO)

 MIX Brasil Festival of Sexual Diversity
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BULGARIA

SOFIA

 Sofia Pride Film Festival
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CAMBODIA

PHNOM PENH

 Cambodia LGBT Pride Queer Film Festival
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CANADA

ALBERTA (CALGARY)

 Fairy Tales Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
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BRITISH COLUMBIA (VANCOUVER)

 Out On Screen - Vancouver Queer Film Festival
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MANITOBA (WINNIPEG)

 Reel Pride - Winnipeg's LGBTTQ Film Fest
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NOVA SCOTIA (HALIFAX)

 OUTeast Film Festival
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ONTARIO (KINGSTON)

 Reelout Queer Film & Video Festival
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ONTARIO (LONDON)

 London Lesbian Film Festival
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ONTARIO (SUDBURY)

 Queer North Film Festival
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ONTARIO (TORONTO)

 Inside Out LGBT Film Festival
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QUEBEC (MONTREAL)

 Image+Nation - Montreal LGBT Film Festival
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QUEBEC (MONTREAL)

 Massimadi - Festival de films LGBT Afro-caribéen
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SASKATCHEWAN (REGINA)

 Queer City Cinema, the International Queer Arts Festival of Regina
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YUKON (WHITEHORSE)

 Out North Queer Film Festival
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CHILE

SANTIAGO

 CineGay - Chile Lesbian Gay Trans Film Festival
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CHINA

BEIJING

 Beijing Queer Film Festival
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HONG KONG

 Hong Kong Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
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SHANGHAI

 Shanghai Queer Film Festival
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COLOMBIA

BOGATÁ, MEDELLÍN, CALI, POPAYAN, BARRANQUILLA, PEREIRA

 Ciclo Rosa
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CROATIA

ZAGREB

 Queer Zagreb
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CZECH REPUBLIC

BRNO & PRAHA (PRAGUE)

 Mezipatra - Czech Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
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PRAHA (PRAGUE)

 eLnadruhou, the NOT ONLY Lesbian Culture Festival
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DENMARK

COPENHAGEN & ÅRHUS

 Mix Copenhagen LGBT Film Festival
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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

SANTO DOMINGO

 Santo Domingo OutFest
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ECUADOR

QUITO, CUENCA, MANTA, GUAYAQUIL, AND RIOBAMBA

 El Lugar sin Limites - Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
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FINLAND

MARIEHAMN

 FilmFest Fyr Alle
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TURKU, HELSINKI, TAMPERE, JYVÄSKYLÄ & OULU

 Vinokino - Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
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FRANCE

ANNECY

 Festival Transposition
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BORDEAUX

 Cinémarges Festival
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GRENOBLE

 Vues d'en face - Festival International du Film Gay et Lesbien de Grenoble
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LYON

 Écrans Mixtes
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MARSEILLE

 Festival Reflets
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MULHOUSE

 Autre Regard Cinéma Gay et Lesbien
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NANTES

 Cinépride GLBT Film Festival
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NICE

 IN & OUT - Nice Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
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NICE - SEILLANS - TOULON - MARSEILLE

 ZE Festival - LGBT Film Fest of Polychromes LGBT Cultural Association
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ORLEANS

 Festival d'un bord à l'autre (From One Side to the Other - Gay & Lesbian Film Festival)
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PARIS

 Chéries-Chéris, Festival de Films Gays Lesbiens Trans de Paris (Paris Gay Lesbian Trans Film Festival)
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PARIS

 Paris International Lesbian and Feminist Film Festival
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PAU

 Queer Pix
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SAINT ETIENNE

 FACE to FACE - Saint-Etienne LGBTI+ Film Festival
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TOULOUSE

 Des Images Aux Mots - Toulouse LGBT Film Festival
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TOURS

 Festival Désir... Désirs
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GERMANY

NATIONAL

 Queer Film Nacht (Queer Film Night)
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BERLIN

 Berlin International Filmfestival **
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 Teddy Award
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BERLIN

 Entzaubert - Radical Queer D.I.Y. Film Festival
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BERLIN

 Xposed International Queer Film Festival
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BRAUNSCHWEIG

 Queer Cinema
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BREMEN

 Queerfilm - Bremen GLBT Film Festival
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ESSLINGEN

 QueerFilmFestival Esslingen
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FREIBURG

 Freiburg Gay Film Week
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FREIBURG

 Freiburg Lesbian Film Festival
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HAMBURG

 Hamburg Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
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HANNOVER (HANOVER)

 Perlen Gay-Lesbian Film Festival
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HANNOVER (HANOVER)

 MonGay
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KARLSRUHE

 Pride Pictures - Queer Film Festival Karlsruhe
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KÖLN (COLOGNE)

 International Women's Film Festival Dortmund|Cologne **
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KONSTANZ

 Queergestreift Filmfestival
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MÜNCHEN (MUNICH)

 QFFM - Queer Film Festival München
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MÜNSTER

 Queerstreifen - The Münster Lesbian-Gay Film Festival
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OLDENBURG

 RollenWechsel Queer Cinema
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ROSTOCK

 QueerFilmFest
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TRIER

 Queer Gefilmt (Queer Filmed)
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WIESBADEN

 Homonale Queer Filmfestival
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GREECE

ATHENS

 Outview - Athens International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
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THESSALONIKI

 Thessaloniki International LGBTQ Film Festival
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GUYANA

GEORGETOWN

 Painting the Spectrum - SASOD Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
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HUNGARY

BUDAPEST

 Budapest Pride LGBT Film and Culture Festival
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ICELAND

REYKJAVIK

 Reykjavik Queer Film Festival, part of the Reykjavík International Film Festival
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INDIA

BANGALORE

 Bangalore Queer Film Festival
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CHENNAI

 Reel Desires - Chennai International Queer Film Festival
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HYDERABAD

 Hyderabad Queer Film Festival
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KOLKATA (CALCUTTA)

 DIALOGUES - Calcutta LGBT Film & Video Festival
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KOLKATA (CALCUTTA)

 Siddhartha Gautam Film Festival
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MUMBAI (BOMBAY)

 Kashish - Mumbai International Queer Film Festival
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NEW DEHLI

 Delhi QueerFest
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PUNE

 ADVAIT Annual Queer Theatre and Film Festival
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INDONESIA

JAKARTA

 Q! Film Festival
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IRELAND

DUBLIN

 GAZE - Dublin LGBT Film Festival
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GALWAY

 Galway Film Fleadh **
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ISRAEL

TEL AVIV

 TLVFest - Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival
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ITALY

BOLOGNA

 Some Prefer Cake - Bologna Lesbian Film Festival
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BOLOGNA & MILANO

 MIX Festival of Lesbian & Gay Film and Queer Culture
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CAGLIARI

 Sardinia Queer Short Film Festival
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FLORENCE

 Florence Queer Festival
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MANTOVA

 QUASI NIENTE i dettagli che contano (ALMOST NOTHING of the details that count) LGBT Film Festival
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NAPLES

 Omovies - Naples GLQ Film Festival
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PALERMO

 SICILIA QUEER International New Visions Filmfest
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ROMA (ROME)

 Queering Roma
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TORINO (TURIN)

 Lovers Film Festival - Torino LGBTQI Visions
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VENICE

 Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica di Venezia (Venice Film Festival) **
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JAPAN

KANSAI REGION (OSAKA & KYOTO)

 Kansai Queer Film Festival
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KANTO REGION (TOKYO)

 Rainbow Reel Tokyo - Tokyo International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
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SKIKOKU REGION (KAGAWA PREFECTURE)

 Kagawa Rainbow Film Festival
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TOHOKU REGION (AOMORI)

 Aomori International LGBT Film Festival
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KENYA

NAIROBI

 Queer Film Festival
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KOREA

SEOUL

 Korea Queer Film Festival
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SEOUL

 Queer Rainbow @ The International Women's Film Festival in Seoul **
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MACEDONIA

SKOPJE

 Dzunica (Rainbow) Festival
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MYANMAR

YANGON

 &PROUD - Yangon LGBT Film Festival
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NETHERLANDS

AMSTERDAM

 Roze Filmdagen (Pink Film Days) - Amsterdam Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
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NEW ZEALAND

AUCKLAND & WELLINGTON

 Out Takes - A Reel Queer Film Festival
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NORWAY

BERGEN

 Bergen International Film Festival **
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OSLO

 Oslo Fusion International Film Festival
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PANAMA

PANAMA CITY

 Diverso Festival Internacional de Cine GLBT de Panamá
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PARAGUAY

ASUNCIÓN

 Muestra de Cine LesBiGayTrans de Asunción (Asunción LGBT Film Festival)
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PERU

LIMA

 OutfestPerú - International LGBT Film Festival
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POLAND

WARSAW

 LGBT Film Festival
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PORTUGAL

LISBON

 Queer Lisboa International Film Festival
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ROMANIA

BUCHAREST

 Inklusiv Film Festival
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CLUJ-NAPOCA

 Serile Filmului Gay (Gay Film Nights) International Film Festival
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RUSSIA

ST. PETERSBURG, MOSCOW & ELSEWHERE

 Bok-o-Bok (Side By Side) LGBT International Film Festival
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SERBIA

BEOGRAD (BELGRADE)

 Merlinka International Queer Film Festival
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SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE

 IndigNation Pride Film Festival
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SLOVAKIA

BRATISLAVA

 Filmovy Festival Inakosti, Slovak Queer Film Festival
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SLOVENIA

LJUBLJANA

 Ljubljana Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
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SOUTH AFRICA

CAPE TOWN & JOHANNESBURG

 Out In Africa South African Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
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DURBAN

 Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
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SPAIN

CASTILLA Y LEÓN (VALLADOLID)

 CINHOMO - Valladolid Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
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CATALUÑA (BARCELONA)

 FIRE!! - Barcelona International Gay and Lesbian Film Mostra
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CATALUÑA (BARCELONA, TERRASSA, CASTELLDEFELS, GIRONA, LLEIDA)

 The Barcelona International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
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EXTREMADURA

 FancineGay - Extremadura LGBT Film Festival
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MADRID

 LesGaiCineMad, Madrid International Lesbian, Gay & Transgender Film Festival
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PAÍS VASCO (BILBAO)

 Zinegoak - Bilbao International Gay-Lesbian-Trans Film Festival
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SRI LANKA

COLOMBO

 Celluloid Rainbows LGBT Film Festival
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SWEDEN

MALMÖ

 Malmö Queer Filmfestival
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SWITZERLAND

BERN

 Queersicht - Bern LGBTI Film Festival
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FRAUENFELD & ZÜRICH

 Pink Apple Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
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LUZERN

 Pink Panorama, Luzern Lesbian-Bi-Gay Festival
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TAIWAN

KAOHSIUNG CITY

 TIQFF - Taiwan International Queer Film Festival
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TAIPEI

 Women Make Waves International Film Festival **
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THAILAND

BANGKOK

 Bangkok Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
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TUNISIA

TUNIS

 Mawjoudin (We Exist) Queer Film Festival
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TURKEY

ANKARA

 Uçan Süpürge (Flying Broom) International Women's Film Festival **
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ISTANBUL

 !f Istanbul AFM International Independent Film Festival **
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UGANDA

KAMPALA

 Queer Kampala International Film Festival
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UNITED KINGDOM

CARDIFF

 Iris Prize Festival
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LIVERPOOL

 Homotopia - Liverpool LGBT Festival
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LONDON

 BFI Flare - London LGBT Film Festival
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LONDON

 Fringe Gay Film Fest
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LONDON

 GFEST Short Film Screening
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MANCHESTER

 Queer Media Festival
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SHROPSHIRE

 Rainbow Film Festival
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

ALABAMA (BIRMINGHAM)

 Sidewalk Film Festival **
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ARIZONA (PHOENIX)

 Desperado Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
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CALIFORNIA (FRESNO)

 Fresno Reel Pride Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
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CALIFORNIA (LONG BEACH)

 Qfilms - Long Beach Q Film Festival
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CALIFORNIA (LOS ANGELES)

 Fusion Los Angeles LGBT People of Color Film Festival
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CALIFORNIA (LOS ANGELES)

 Outfest Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
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CALIFORNIA (PALM SPRINGS)

 Cinema Diverse Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
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CALIFORNIA (PALM SPRINGS)

 Palm Springs International Film Festival **
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CALIFORNIA (SACRAMENTO)

 Sacramento International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
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CALIFORNIA (SAN DIEGO)

 FilmOut San Diego
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CALIFORNIA (SAN DIEGO)

 San Diego Latino Film Festival **
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CALIFORNIA (SAN FRANCISCO)

 Queer Women of Color Film Festival
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CALIFORNIA (SAN FRANCISCO)

 San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival
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CALIFORNIA (SANTA BARBARA)

 OUTrageous! Santa Barbara Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
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CALIFORNIA (SONOMA)

 OUTwatch - Wine Country's LGBTQI Film Festival
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COLORADO (ASPEN)

 Aspen Gay Ski Week Film Series
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COLORADO (BRECKENRIDGE)

 Breckenridge Festival of Film **
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COLORADO (DENVER)

 Cinema Q
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CONNECTICUT (HARTFORD)

 Out Film CT - Connecticut LGBT Film Festival
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DELAWARE (REHOBOTH BEACH)

 Delaware LGBT CINE-brations
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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (WASHINGTON, DC)

 Reel Affirmations Film Festival
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FLORIDA (FORT LAUDERDALE & MIAMI)

 Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival **
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FLORIDA (MIAMI & FT LAUDERDALE)

 MiFo OUTshine Film Festival
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FLORIDA (NEW PORT RICHEY)

 NPR Library REEL PRIDE Film Festival
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FLORIDA (SARASOTA)

 Fabulous Independent Film Festival
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FLORIDA (TAMPA BAY)

 Tampa Bay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
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GEORGIA (ATHENS)

 Athens International Film and Video Festival **
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GEORGIA (ATLANTA)

 Out on Film - Atlanta LGBTQ Film Festival
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HAWAII (HONOLULU)

 Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
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ILLINOIS (CHICAGO)

 Reeling - Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival
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INDIANA (BLOOMINGTON)

 PRIDE Film Festival
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INDIANA (INDIANAPOLIS)

 Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival
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KANSAS (KANSAS CITY)

 Out Here Now - Kansas City LGBT Film Festival
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KANSAS (WICHITA)

 Tallgrass Film Festival **
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KENTUCKY (LOUISVILLE)

 Louisville LGBT Film Festival
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LOUISIANA (NEW ORLEANS)

 New Orleans Film Festival **
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LOUISIANA (SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY)

 North Louisiana Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
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MASSACHUSETTS (BOSTON)

 Wicked Queer, The Boston LGBT Film Festival
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MASSACHUSETTS (PROVINCETOWN)

 Provincetown International Film Festival **
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MICHIGAN (ANN ARBOR)

 Ann Arbor Film Festival **
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MINNESOTA (MOORHEAD)

 Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival
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MISSOURI (KANSAS CITY)

 Out Here Now - Kansas City LGBT Film Festival
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MISSOURI (ST. LOUIS)

 QFest
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NEBRASKA (LINCOLN)

 Prairie Pride Film Festival
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NEW JERSEY (CAPE MAY)

 Cape May New Jersey State Film Festival **
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NEW JERSEY (JERSEY CITY)

 Chillfest Film Festival
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NEW MEXICO (ALBUQUERQUE)

 Way OUT West Film Fest
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NEW YORK (LONG ISLAND & FIRE ISLAND)

 Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival & Fire Island Film and Video Festival
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NEW YORK (NEW YORK CITY)

 MIX New York Lesbian and Gay Experimental Film/Video Festival
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NEW YORK (NEW YORK CITY)

 NewFest - New York LGBT Film Festival
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NEW YORK (ROCHESTER)

 ImageOut - The Rochester LGBT Film & Video Festival
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NORTH CAROLINA (DURHAM)

 North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival/OutSouth Queer Film Festival
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NORTH CAROLINA (WINSTON-SALEM)

 Out at the Movies, Winston-Salem
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NORTH DAKOTA (FARGO)

 Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival
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OHIO (CINCINNATI)

 OutReels Cincinnati - The LGBTQ Film Festival of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky
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OHIO (CLEVELAND)

 Cleveland International Film Festival **
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OHIO (COLUMBUS)

 Out at Wex Queer Film Festival
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OKLAHOMA (OKLAHOMA CITY & TULSA)

 OUT OK - Oklahoma GLBT International Film Festival
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OREGON (CORVALLIS)

 Corvallis Queer Film Festival
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OREGON (PORTLAND)

 QDoc - Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival
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OREGON (PORTLAND)

 Portland Queer Film Festival
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PENNSYLVANIA (PHILADELPHIA)

 qFlix Philadelphia
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PENNSYLVANIA (PITTSBURGH)

 Reel Q - Pittsburgh LGBT Film Festival
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PUERTO RICO (SAN JUAN)

 Puerto Rico Queer Filmfest
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RHODE ISLAND (PROVIDENCE)

 Providence LGBTQ Film Festival
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TENNESSEE (MEMPHIS)

 Outflix LGBT Film Festival
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TEXAS (AUSTIN)

 Austin Gay + Lesbian International Film Festival
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TEXAS (FORT WORTH)

 Q Cinema - Fort Worth Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
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TEXAS (HOUSTON)

 QFest - Houston LGBTQ International Film Festival
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UTAH (PARK CITY)

 Sundance Film Festival **
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UTAH (SALT LAKE CITY)

 Damn These Heels! Film Festival
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VERMONT (BRATTLEBORO)

 Vermont Rural Gay Film Festival at the Sanctuary/Hooker-Dunham Theater
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VERMONT (BRATTLEBORO & GUILFORD)

 CineSLAM, Vermont's LGBT Short Film Festival
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VIRGINIA (HAMPTON ROADS)

 Reel It Out Queer Film Festival
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WASHINGTON (SEATTLE)

 Three Dollar Bill Cinema - TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival
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WASHINGTON (SPOKANE)

 Spokane LGBTQ Film Festival
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WISCONSIN (MILWAUKEE)

 Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival
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URUGUAY

MONTEVIDEO

 Llamale H, Festival Internacional de Cine sobre Diversidad Sexual y Género del Uruguay
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PUNTA DEL ESTE

 Festival Internacional de Cine de Punta del Este **
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VENEZUELA

CARACAS

 Ciclo de Cine de la Diversidad
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A Note About Censorship: The level of censorship on Earth remains appallingly high, and nowhere more so than the USA. As a watcher of gay films you have no doubt noticed that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) consistently rates gay films unfairly and prejudicially (and does so without providing any transparency or specific guidelines - an easy way for them to rate based on bias rather than logic). The MPAA is a group self-generated by the larger players in the motion picture industry to attempt to avoid oversight and accountability. Anyone who watches gay films and compares them to non-gay films finds that only homophobia accounts for the unjust actions of the MPAA (they do not want you to compare films because it so blatantly reveals their prejudice). Consequently we recommend attending film festivals, ordering films directly (bypassing theaters) from distributors, and watching films on uncensored television channels that use an unbaised ratings system. This goes for ALL films.

We also recommend U.S. citizens lobby Congress and state legislatures to provide laws mandating specific criteria for an impartial transparent ratings system to ensure First Amendment freedom to filmmakers and enforcement of laws banning discrimination based on sexual orientation since the motion picture industry is a commercial enterprise operating in regions with nondiscrimination laws.

It should be noted that the motion picture industy has an infamous history of censorship and discrimination and should be held to the same standards as any other commercial enterprise operating in regions with nondiscrimination laws. Providing a transparent unbiased ratings system is the least that can be done to enforce these laws.

Additional Resources

GLAAD - Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, and the GLAAD Awards

IFTA - Independent Film & Television Alliance

Iris Prize, The International Gay & Lesbian Short Film Prize

Outfest Legacy Project for LGBT Film Preservation

Pride Films and Plays

Power Up

GALECA - Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association & the Dorian Awards

CinemaGay.it

Gay Celluloid

QFS - Queer Film Society

Film Independent

Celtx Pre-Production Software

Kickstarter

Indiegogo

Vimeo

Academy Awards (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)

SAG Awards (Screen Actors Guild)

Saturn Awards (Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films)

Golden Globe Awards (Hollywood Foreign Press Association)

Spirit Awards (Film Independent)

People's Choice Awards

MTV Movie Awards

Scream Awards


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