From Beijing to San Francisco, annual film festivals celebrate diversity and the LGBTQ lived experience through innovative and often breakthrough films that are sure to entertain, provoke thought and encourage community.

Pink Apple

Pink Apple

Apr 26 to May 4 - Zurich

  • LGBTQ
Translations: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival

Translations: The Seattle Transgender...

May 4 to 14 - Seattle

  • LGBTQ
Xposed International Queer Short Film Festival

Xposed International Queer Short Film...

May 11 to 14 - Berlin

  • LGBTQ
Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival

May 17 to 28 - Nice

  • LGBTQ-friendly
QDoc Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

QDoc Portland Queer Documentary Film...

May 18 to 21 - Portland

  • LGBTQ
Vallarta Pride

Vallarta Pride

May 21 to 28 - Puerto Vallarta

  • LGBTQ-friendly
TranScreen: Amsterdam Transgender Film Festival

TranScreen: Amsterdam Transgender Film...

May 24 to 28 - Amsterdam

  • LGBTQ
Inside Out Toronto Lesbian and Gay Film & Video Festival

Inside Out Toronto Lesbian and Gay...

May 23 to Jun 3 - Toronto

  • LGBTQ
Inside Out 2017 Opening Gala Party

Inside Out 2017 Opening Gala Party

May 25 - Toronto

  • LGBTQ
Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival

Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival

Jun 1 to 10 - Tel Aviv

  • LGBTQ
Out in the Tropics

Out in the Tropics

Jun 1 to 4 - Miami

  • LGBTQ
FIRE! Barcelona LGBT Film Festival

FIRE! Barcelona LGBT Film Festival

Jun 8 to 18 - Barcelona

  • LGBTQ
Queer Women of Color Film Festival

Queer Women of Color Film Festival

Jun 9 to 11 - San Francisco

  • For Women
Provincetown International Film Festival

Provincetown International Film Festival

Jun 14 to 18 - Provincetown

  • LGBTQ-friendly
ShanghaiPRIDE

ShanghaiPRIDE

Jun 15 to 18 - Shanghai

  • LGBTQ
Frameline

Frameline

Jun 15 to 25 - San Francisco

  • LGBTQ
Reel Affirmations Film Festival

Reel Affirmations Film Festival

Mar 24 to Jun 16 - Washington DC

  • LGBTQ
Palm Springs International ShortFest

Palm Springs International ShortFest

Jun 20 to 26 - Palm Springs

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Filmfest München

Filmfest München

Jun 22 to Jul 1 - Munich

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Anime Expo (AX)

Anime Expo (AX)

Jul 1 to 4 - Los Angeles

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Outfest Los Angeles Film Festival

Outfest Los Angeles Film Festival

Jul 6 to 16 - Los Angeles

  • LGBTQ

Bleu, Blanc Rose Festival

Jul 15 to 18 - Montpellier

  • LGBTQ
Gaze International LGBT Film Festival

Gaze International LGBT Film Festival

Aug 3 to 7 - Dublin

  • LGBTQ
Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Aug 10 to 20 - Vancouver

  • LGBTQ
Mexico City International Horror Film Festival (Macabro)

Mexico City International Horror Film...

Aug 17 to 27 - Mexico City

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Atlanta LGBT Film and Music Festival

Atlanta LGBT Film and Music Festival

Aug 24 to 27 - Atlanta

  • LGBTQ
Beijing Queer Film Festival

Beijing Queer Film Festival

September * - Beijing

  • LGBTQ
Wotever DIY Film Festival

Wotever DIY Film Festival

September * - London

  • LGBTQ
WomenFest

WomenFest

Sep 6 to 10 - Key West

  • For Women
Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto International Film Festival

Sep 7 to 17 - Toronto

  • LGBTQ-friendly
International Eressos Women's Festival

International Eressos Women's Festival

Sep 9 to 23 - Skala Eressos

  • For Women
Portland Queer Film Festival

Portland Queer Film Festival

September * - Portland

  • LGBTQ
Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

September * - Hong Kong

  • LGBTQ
Reeling Film Festival

Reeling Film Festival

Sep 21 to 28 - Chicago

  • LGBTQ
Cinema Diverse

Cinema Diverse

September * - Palm Springs

  • LGBTQ
CPH PIX Film Festival

CPH PIX Film Festival

September * - Copenhagen

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Vancouver International Film Festival

Vancouver International Film Festival

Sep 28 to Oct 13 - Vancouver

  • LGBTQ-friendly
OUT on Film

OUT on Film

September * - Atlanta

  • LGBTQ
Pink Season

Pink Season

September * - Hong Kong

  • LGBTQ
MIX Copenhagen LGBT Film Festival

MIX Copenhagen LGBT Film Festival

September * - Copenhagen

  • LGBTQ
International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia

International Fantastic Film Festival...

Oct 1 to 15 - Sitges

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Toronto Queer West Film Festival

Toronto Queer West Film Festival

October * - Toronto

  • LGBTQ
MiFo LGBT Film Festival

MiFo LGBT Film Festival

Oct 6 to 15 - Fort Lauderdale

  • LGBTQ
CMG Short Film Festival

CMG Short Film Festival

Oct 7 - Los Angeles

  • LGBTQ
Zombie Walk

Zombie Walk

October * - Sitges

  • LGBTQ-friendly
TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival

TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival

Oct 12 to 22 - Seattle

  • LGBTQ
International Queer Film Festival

International Queer Film Festival

Oct 17 to 22 - Hamburg

  • LGBTQ
Porn Film Festival Berlin

Porn Film Festival Berlin

October * - Berlin

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Asterisco Film Festival

Asterisco Film Festival

November * - Buenos Aires

  • LGBTQ
IMAGE+NATION, Montreal International LGBT Film Festival

IMAGE+NATION, Montreal International...

November * - Montreal

  • LGBTQ
International Lesbian and Feminist Film Festival of Paris

International Lesbian and Feminist...

Nov 2 to 5 - Paris

  • For Women
Queersicht

Queersicht

November * - Bern

  • LGBTQ
LIFT Lesbian Identities Festival

LIFT Lesbian Identities Festival

November *

  • For Women
GFEST - Gaywise FESTival

GFEST - Gaywise FESTival

November * - London

  • LGBTQ
Marais Film Festival

Marais Film Festival

Nov 8 to 15 - Paris

  • LGBTQ
Festival Mix Brasil

Festival Mix Brasil

November * - Sao Paulo

  • LGBTQ
San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

November * - San Francisco

  • LGBTQ
Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest

Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest

November * - London

  • LGBTQ
Kuir Bogota

Kuir Bogota

November * - Bogota

  • LGBTQ
Clockenflap Festival

Clockenflap Festival

November * - Hong Kong

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Lethal Lesbian

Lethal Lesbian

November * - Tel Aviv

  • For Women
Acapulco International Film Festival (FICA)

Acapulco International Film Festival...

November * - Acapulco

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Palm Springs International Film Festival

Palm Springs International Film Festival

January 2018 * - Palm Springs

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Distrital Festival

Distrital Festival

January 2018 * - Mexico City

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Festival des Cultures LGBT

Festival des Cultures LGBT

January 2018 * - Paris

  • LGBTQ
Sayulita Festival

Sayulita Festival

February 2018 * - Puerto Vallarta

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Berlinale

Berlinale

February 2018 * - Berlin

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Massimadi Film Festival

Massimadi Film Festival

February 2018 * - Montreal

  • LGBTQ
Roze Filmdagen

Roze Filmdagen

March 2018 * - Amsterdam

  • LGBTQ
CineKInk

CineKInk

March 2018 * - New York City

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Native FilmFest

Native FilmFest

March 2018 * - Palm Springs

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Outfest Fusion Film Festival

Outfest Fusion Film Festival

March 2018 * - Los Angeles

  • LGBTQ
Vancouver International Women's Film Festival

Vancouver International Women's Film...

March 2018 * - Vancouver

  • For Women
CPH DOX Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival

CPH DOX Copenhagen Documentary Film...

March 2018 * - Copenhagen

  • LGBTQ-friendly
BFI Flare

BFI Flare

March 2018 * - London

  • LGBTQ
American Documentary Film Festival (AmDocs)

American Documentary Film Festival...

March 2018 * - Palm Springs

  • LGBTQ-friendly
In & Out

In & Out

April 2018 * - Nice

  • LGBTQ
Level Ground Festival

Level Ground Festival

April 2018 * - Los Angeles

  • LGBTQ-friendly
CPH PIX Film Festival

CPH PIX Film Festival

April 2018 * - Copenhagen

  • LGBTQ-friendly
London Lesbian Film Festival

London Lesbian Film Festival

April 2018 *

  • For Women
European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU)

European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU)

April 2018 * - Paris

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Pink Apple

Pink Apple

April 2018 * - Zurich

  • LGBTQ