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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.

Massimadi Film Festival

Massimadi Film Festival

February * - Montreal, Canada

  • LGBTQ
Cartagena International Film Festival

Cartagena International Film Festival

February * - Cartagena, Colombia

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Roze Filmdagen

Roze Filmdagen

March * - Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • LGBTQ
CineKInk

CineKInk

March * - New York City, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Native FilmFest

Native FilmFest

March * - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Outfest Fusion Film Festival

Outfest Fusion Film Festival

March * - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ
Vancouver International Women's Film Festival

Vancouver International Women's Film...

March * - Vancouver, Canada

  • For Women
South by Southwest (SXSW) Festivals

South by Southwest (SXSW) Festivals

March * - Austin, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
CPH DOX Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival

CPH DOX Copenhagen Documentary Film...

March * - Copenhagen, Denmark

  • LGBTQ-friendly
BFI Flare

BFI Flare

March * - London, England

  • LGBTQ
American Documentary Film Festival (AmDocs)

American Documentary Film Festival...

March * - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
In & Out

In & Out

April * - Nice, France

  • LGBTQ
Level Ground Festival

Level Ground Festival

April * - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Florida Film Festival

Florida Film Festival

April * - Orlando, United States

CPH PIX Film Festival

CPH PIX Film Festival

April * - Copenhagen, Denmark

  • LGBTQ-friendly
European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU)
  • LGBTQ-friendly
OUTshine Film Festival

OUTshine Film Festival

April * - Miami, United States

  • LGBTQ
Pink Apple

Pink Apple

April * - Zurich, Switzerland

  • LGBTQ
Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival

May * - Nice, France

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Translations: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival

Translations: The Seattle Transgender...

May * - Seattle, United States

  • LGBTQ
Vallarta Pride

Vallarta Pride

May * - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

By Vallarta Pride

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Xposed International Queer Short Film Festival
  • LGBTQ
QDoc Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

QDoc Portland Queer Documentary Film...

May * - Portland, United States

  • LGBTQ
Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival
  • LGBTQ
TranScreen: Amsterdam Transgender Film Festival

TranScreen: Amsterdam Transgender Film...

June * - Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • LGBTQ
Palm Springs International ShortFest

Palm Springs International ShortFest

June * - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Sydney Film Festival

Sydney Film Festival

June * - Sydney, Australia

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Queer Women of Color Film Festival

Queer Women of Color Film Festival

June * - San Francisco, United States

  • For Women
My True Colors Festival

My True Colors Festival

June * - New York City, United States

  • LGBTQ
Out in the Tropics

Out in the Tropics

June * - Miami, United States

  • LGBTQ
Provincetown International Film Festival

Provincetown International Film Festival

June * - Provincetown, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Frameline

Frameline

June * - San Francisco, United States

  • LGBTQ
ShanghaiPRIDE

ShanghaiPRIDE

June * - Shanghai, China

  • LGBTQ
Filmfest München

Filmfest München

June * - Munich, Germany

  • LGBTQ-friendly
FIRE! Barcelona LGBT Film Festival

FIRE! Barcelona LGBT Film Festival

June * - Barcelona, Spain

  • LGBTQ
Anime Expo (AX)

Anime Expo (AX)

July * - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Outfest Los Angeles Film Festival

Outfest Los Angeles Film Festival

July * - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ
Urban Rainbow Film Festival

Urban Rainbow Film Festival

July * - New York City, United States

  • LGBTQ
Gaze International LGBT Film Festival

Gaze International LGBT Film Festival

July * - Dublin, Ireland

  • LGBTQ
Mexico City International Horror Film Festival (Macabro)

Mexico City International Horror Film...

August * - Mexico City, Mexico

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Vancouver Queer Film Festival

August * - Vancouver, Canada

  • LGBTQ
Beijing Queer Film Festival

Beijing Queer Film Festival

September * - Beijing, China

  • LGBTQ
Wotever DIY Film Festival

Wotever DIY Film Festival

September * - London, England

  • LGBTQ
WomenFest

WomenFest

September * - Key West, United States

By Key West Business Guild

  • For Women
Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto International Film Festival

September * - Toronto, Canada

  • LGBTQ-friendly
The Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival

The Austin Gay and Lesbian...

September * - Austin, United States

  • LGBTQ
Portland Queer Film Festival

Portland Queer Film Festival

September * - Portland, United States

  • LGBTQ
Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

September * - Hong Kong, China

  • LGBTQ
Mardi Gras Film Festival

Mardi Gras Film Festival

September * - Sydney, Australia

  • LGBTQ
Reeling Film Festival

Reeling Film Festival

September * - Chicago, United States

  • LGBTQ
Cinema Diverse

Cinema Diverse

September * - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ
CMG Short Film Festival

CMG Short Film Festival

September * - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ
OUT on Film

OUT on Film

September * - Atlanta, United States

  • LGBTQ
Pink Season

Pink Season

September * - Hong Kong, China

  • LGBTQ
MIX Copenhagen LGBT Film Festival

MIX Copenhagen LGBT Film Festival

September * - Copenhagen, Denmark

  • LGBTQ
Vancouver International Film Festival

Vancouver International Film Festival

September * - Vancouver, Canada

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Sydney Rides Festival

Sydney Rides Festival

October * - Sydney, Australia

  • LGBTQ-friendly
International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia

International Fantastic Film Festival...

October * - Sitges, Spain

  • LGBTQ-friendly
OUTshine Film Festival

OUTshine Film Festival

October * - Fort Lauderdale, United States

  • LGBTQ
Zombie Walk

Zombie Walk

October * - Sitges, Spain

  • LGBTQ-friendly
TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival

TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival

October * - Seattle, United States

  • LGBTQ
Reel Affirmations Film Festival

Reel Affirmations Film Festival

October * - Washington DC, United States

  • LGBTQ
Perlen Queer Filmfest Hannover
  • For Women
International Queer Film Festival

International Queer Film Festival

October * - Hamburg, Germany

  • 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
GFEST - Gaywise FESTival

GFEST - Gaywise FESTival

November * - London, England

  • LGBTQ
Marais Film Festival

Marais Film Festival

Nov 8 to 15 - Paris, France

  • LGBTQ
Festival Mix Brasil

Festival Mix Brasil

November * - Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • LGBTQ
San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

November * - San Francisco, United States

  • LGBTQ
Chéries Chéris: Paris LGBT Film Festival

Chéries Chéris: Paris LGBT Film Festival

Nov 15 to 22 - Paris, France

  • LGBTQ
Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest

Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest

November * - London, England

  • LGBTQ
Kuir Bogota

Kuir Bogota

November * - Bogota, Colombia

  • LGBTQ
Clockenflap Festival

Clockenflap Festival

November * - Hong Kong, China

  • LGBTQ-friendly
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 2021 * - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Distrital Festival

Distrital Festival

January 2021 * - Mexico City, Mexico

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Festival des Cultures LGBT

Festival des Cultures LGBT

January 2021 * - Paris, France

By Centre LGBT Paris-IdF

  • LGBTQ
Sayulita Festival

Sayulita Festival

February 2021 * - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Berlinale

Berlinale

February 2021 * - Berlin, Germany

  • LGBTQ-friendly
OUTsider Film and Arts Festival

OUTsider Film and Arts Festival

February 2021 * - Austin, United States

  • LGBTQ

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