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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.

Urban Rainbow Film Festival

Urban Rainbow Film Festival

July * - New York City, United States

  • LGBTQ
Outfest Los Angeles Film Festival

Outfest Los Angeles Film Festival

Jul 18 to 28 - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ
Mexico City International Horror Film Festival (Macabro)

Mexico City International Horror Film...

August * - Mexico City, Mexico

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Gaze International LGBT Film Festival

Gaze International LGBT Film Festival

Aug 1 to 5 - Dublin, Ireland

  • LGBTQ
Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Aug 15 to 25 - Vancouver, Canada

  • LGBTQ
The Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival

The Austin Gay and Lesbian...

Aug 22 to 15 - Austin, United States

  • LGBTQ
Beijing Queer Film Festival

Beijing Queer Film Festival

September * - Beijing, China

  • LGBTQ
Wotever DIY Film Festival

Wotever DIY Film Festival

Sep 3 to 4 - London, England

  • LGBTQ
Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto International Film Festival

Sep 5 to 15 - Toronto, Canada

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

Sep 7 to 21 - Hong Kong, China

  • LGBTQ
WomenFest

WomenFest

September * - Key West, United States

By Key West Business Guild

  • For Women
Portland Queer Film Festival

Portland Queer Film Festival

September * - Portland, United States

  • LGBTQ
Reeling Film Festival

Reeling Film Festival

Sep 19 to 29 - Chicago, United States

  • LGBTQ
Cinema Diverse

Cinema Diverse

Sep 20 to 23 - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ
OUT on Film

OUT on Film

Sep 26 to Oct 6 - Atlanta, United States

  • LGBTQ
Vancouver International Film Festival

Vancouver International Film Festival

Sep 26 to Oct 11 - Vancouver, Canada

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Pink Season

Pink Season

September * - Hong Kong, China

  • LGBTQ
MIX Copenhagen LGBT Film Festival

MIX Copenhagen LGBT Film Festival

September * - Copenhagen, Denmark

  • LGBTQ
Sydney Rides Festival

Sydney Rides Festival

October * - Sydney, Australia

  • LGBTQ-friendly
International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia

International Fantastic Film Festival...

Oct 3 to 13 - Sitges, Spain

  • LGBTQ-friendly
TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival

TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival

Oct 10 to 20 - Seattle, United States

  • LGBTQ
OUTshine Film Festival

OUTshine Film Festival

Oct 10 to 20 - Fort Lauderdale, United States

  • LGBTQ
CMG Short Film Festival

CMG Short Film Festival

Oct 12 to 13 - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ
International Queer Film Festival

International Queer Film Festival

Oct 15 to 20 - Hamburg, Germany

  • LGBTQ
Perlen Queer Filmfest Hannover
  • For Women
Reel Affirmations Film Festival

Reel Affirmations Film Festival

Oct 24 to 27 - Washington DC, United States

  • LGBTQ
Porn Film Festival Berlin

Porn Film Festival Berlin

October * - Berlin, Germany

  • LGBTQ-friendly
International Lesbian and Feminist Film Festival of Paris

International Lesbian and Feminist...

October * - Paris, France

  • For Women
IMAGE+NATION, Montreal International LGBT Film Festival

IMAGE+NATION, Montreal International...

November * - Montreal, Canada

  • LGBTQ
Asterisco Film Festival

Asterisco Film Festival

November * - Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • LGBTQ
Queersicht

Queersicht

November * - Bern, Switzerland

  • LGBTQ
LIFT Lesbian Identities Festival

LIFT Lesbian Identities Festival

November * - Budapest, Hungary

  • For Women
Marais Film Festival

Marais Film Festival

Nov 8 to 15 - Paris, France

  • LGBTQ
San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

November * - San Francisco, United States

  • LGBTQ
GFEST - Gaywise FESTival

GFEST - Gaywise FESTival

Nov 11 to 23 - London, England

  • LGBTQ
Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest

Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest

Nov 12 to 17 - London, England

  • LGBTQ
Festival Mix Brasil

Festival Mix Brasil

Nov 13 to 20 - Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • LGBTQ
Chéries Chéris: Paris LGBT Film Festival

Chéries Chéris: Paris LGBT Film Festival

Nov 15 to 22 - Paris, France

  • LGBTQ
Kuir Bogota

Kuir Bogota

November * - Bogota, Colombia

  • LGBTQ
Lethal Lesbian

Lethal Lesbian

November * - Tel Aviv, Israel

  • For Women
Acapulco International Film Festival (FICA)

Acapulco International Film Festival...

November * - Acapulco, Mexico

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Palm Springs International Film Festival

Palm Springs International Film Festival

January 2020 * - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Distrital Festival

Distrital Festival

January 2020 * - Mexico City, Mexico

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Festival des Cultures LGBT

Festival des Cultures LGBT

January 2020 * - Paris, France

By Centre LGBT Paris-IdF

  • LGBTQ
Sayulita Festival

Sayulita Festival

February 2020 * - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Berlinale

Berlinale

February 2020 * - Berlin, Germany

  • LGBTQ-friendly
OUTsider Film and Arts Festival

OUTsider Film and Arts Festival

February 2020 * - Austin, United States

  • LGBTQ
Massimadi Film Festival

Massimadi Film Festival

February 2020 * - Montreal, Canada

  • LGBTQ
Cartagena International Film Festival

Cartagena International Film Festival

February 2020 * - Cartagena, Colombia

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Roze Filmdagen

Roze Filmdagen

March 2020 * - Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • LGBTQ
CineKInk

CineKInk

March 2020 * - New York City, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Native FilmFest

Native FilmFest

March 2020 * - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Outfest Fusion Film Festival

Outfest Fusion Film Festival

March 2020 * - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ
Vancouver International Women's Film Festival

Vancouver International Women's Film...

March 2020 * - Vancouver, Canada

  • For Women
South by Southwest (SXSW) Festivals

South by Southwest (SXSW) Festivals

March 2020 * - Austin, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
CPH DOX Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival

CPH DOX Copenhagen Documentary Film...

March 2020 * - Copenhagen, Denmark

  • LGBTQ-friendly
BFI Flare

BFI Flare

March 2020 * - London, England

  • LGBTQ
American Documentary Film Festival (AmDocs)

American Documentary Film Festival...

March 2020 * - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
In & Out

In & Out

April 2020 * - Nice, France

  • LGBTQ
Level Ground Festival

Level Ground Festival

April 2020 * - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Florida Film Festival

Florida Film Festival

April 2020 * - Orlando, United States

CPH PIX Film Festival

CPH PIX Film Festival

April 2020 * - Copenhagen, Denmark

  • LGBTQ-friendly
London Lesbian Film Festival
  • For Women
European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU)

European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU)

April 2020 * - Paris, France

  • LGBTQ-friendly
OUTshine Film Festival

OUTshine Film Festival

April 2020 * - Miami, United States

  • LGBTQ
Pink Apple

Pink Apple

April 2020 * - Zurich, Switzerland

  • LGBTQ
Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival

May 2020 * - Nice, France

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Translations: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival

Translations: The Seattle Transgender...

May 2020 * - Seattle, United States

  • LGBTQ
Vallarta Pride

Vallarta Pride

May 2020 * - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

By Vallarta Pride

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Xposed International Queer Short Film Festival

Xposed International Queer Short Film...

May 2020 * - Berlin, Germany

  • LGBTQ
QDoc Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

QDoc Portland Queer Documentary Film...

May 2020 * - Portland, United States

  • LGBTQ
Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival

Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival

May 2020 * - Tel Aviv, Israel

  • LGBTQ
TranScreen: Amsterdam Transgender Film Festival

TranScreen: Amsterdam Transgender Film...

June 2020 * - Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • LGBTQ
Palm Springs International ShortFest

Palm Springs International ShortFest

June 2020 * - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Sydney Film Festival

Sydney Film Festival

June 2020 * - Sydney, Australia

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Queer Women of Color Film Festival

Queer Women of Color Film Festival

June 2020 * - San Francisco, United States

  • For Women
My True Colors Festival

My True Colors Festival

June 2020 * - New York City, United States

  • LGBTQ
Out in the Tropics

Out in the Tropics

June 2020 * - Miami, United States

  • LGBTQ
Provincetown International Film Festival

Provincetown International Film Festival

June 2020 * - Provincetown, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Frameline

Frameline

June 2020 * - San Francisco, United States

  • LGBTQ
ShanghaiPRIDE

ShanghaiPRIDE

June 2020 * - Shanghai, China

  • LGBTQ
Filmfest München

Filmfest München

June 2020 * - Munich, Germany

  • LGBTQ-friendly
FIRE! Barcelona LGBT Film Festival

FIRE! Barcelona LGBT Film Festival

June 2020 * - Barcelona, Spain

  • LGBTQ
Anime Expo (AX)

Anime Expo (AX)

July 2020 * - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Outfest Los Angeles Film Festival

Outfest Los Angeles Film Festival

July 2020 * - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ

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