Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Film Festivals

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Australia

Queer Screen (Mardi Gras film festival)

queer screen - sydney
city:
Sydney
month:
February
address:
11/94 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst
address2:
Sydney, NSW, 2010, Australia
website:
http://www.queerscreen.com.au
description: Mardi Gras Film Festival (16 February - 2 March 2006)

Mardi Gras Film Festival is Australia’s largest film festival that caters to lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex and transgender audiences.

The festival presents screenings of features and shorts made by Queer filmmakers, or films which deal with issues that affect the LGBT community.

The festival runs for 15 days, with an opening night at the State Theatre, followed by two weeks of the best queer cinema from around the globe on Oxford Street at the Palace Academy Twin in Paddington and at the Valhalla Cinema in Glebe.

Canada

Fairy Tales Film Festival

fairy tales film festival, alberta canada
city:
Calgary, Alberta
month:
May
address:
Building J2, 2711 Battleford Avenue SW
address2:
Calgary, Alberta Canada T3E 7L4
website:
http://www.fairytalesfilmfest.com
description: Calgary's yearly LGBT film festival, held at:

THE UPTOWN
612 - 8 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta Canada
mail@theuptown.com
www.theuptown.com

The 2005 listing included:

Beautiful Boxer
Mysterious Skin
Bear Cub
Clara’s Summer
D.E.B.S
Ethan Mao
The Raspberry Reich

Vancouver Queer Film and Video Festival

Vancouver Film and Video Festival
city:
Vancouver, British Columbia
month:
August
address:
Box 521 - 1027 Davie Street
address2:
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V6E 4L2
website:
http://www.outonscreen.com/
description:

The Vancouver Out On Screen Film and Video Society is the group that brings you the Vancouver Queer Film + Video Festival each year in August. In addition, they also run a program to show queer films to students at Vancouver high schools through their Out In Schools project.

France

Festival De Films Gays et Lesbiens De Paris

Festival De Films Gays & Lesbiens De Paris
city:
Paris
month:
October
address:
FFGLP/ Festival, 8 rue du Repos
address2:
75020 Paris FRANCE
website:
http://www.ffglp.net/
description:

Paris yearly film festival. Site in French only.

Germany

Verzaubert international queer filmfestival

Verzaubert FilmFestival Frankfurt, Koln, Berlin, Munchen Deutschland
city:
München, Frankfurt, Köln, Berlin
month:
November
address:
Oranienburger Str. 39
address2:
D-10117 Berlin Deutschland
website:
http://www.verzaubertfilmfest.com
description: One of the largest film festivals in Germany, they've now been going for 15 years and annually present the Rosebud award to the top LGBT films.

Website in German and English.


2005 Calendar as follows:


MÜNCHEN
09 - 16 Nov 2005
City, Atelier, Cinema

FRANKFURT
16 - 23 Nov 2005
Cinestar Metropolis

KÖLN
17 - 24 Nov 2005
Residenz

BERLIN
23 Nov - 04 Dez 2005
Kino International

Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage Hamburg

Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage Hamburg
city:
Hamburg
month:
October
website:
http://www.lsf-hamburg.de/
description: Yearly film festival in the funky, alternative city of Hamburg.

Generally a strong international lineup of about 40 films.

Site includes accomodation information for the local area (written in Deutsch)

Spain

Barcelona International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

city:
Barcelona
month:
July
address:
C/ Verdaguer i Callís , 10
address2:
08003 Barcelona Spain
website:
http://www.cinemalambda.com/
description: Website in Castillian, Catalan and English

United Kingdom

London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Logo
city:
London
month:
May
website:
http://llgff.org.uk
description: London's premier film festival, travels around the country too.

United States

New York City Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

new york lesbian and gay film festival
city:
New York City
month:
June
address:
139 Fulton St, Ste PH-3
address2:
New York, NY 10038
website:
http://www.newfest.org/
description: One of the largest LGBT film festivals in the world.

Frameline

city:
San Francisco
month:
June
address:
145 Ninth Street, #300
address2:
San Francisco, CA 94103
website:
http://www.frameline.org/
description: San Franciso's LGBT film festival, Frameline also organise regular events in addition to their yearly festival.

Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Tampa Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
city:
Tampa
month:
October
address:
PO Box 7624
address2:
Tampa, FL 33673-7624
website:
http://pridefilmfest.com
description: Yearly film festival in Tampa, Florida, takes place at the Tampa Theatre. This year they had a lineup of 88 films from 18 countries with nearly 20 artists attending.