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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.

Xposed International Queer Short Film Festival

Xposed International Queer Short Film...

Aug 11 to 15 - Berlin, Germany

  • LGBTQ
Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Vancouver Queer Film Festival

August * - Vancouver, Canada

  • LGBTQ
Mexico City International Horror Film Festival (Macabro)

Mexico City International Horror Film...

August * - Mexico City, Mexico

  • LGBTQ-friendly
WomenFest

WomenFest

Sep 1 to 5 - Key West, United States

By Key West Business Guild

  • 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
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 2022 * - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Distrital Festival

Distrital Festival

January 2022 * - Mexico City, Mexico

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Festival des Cultures LGBT

Festival des Cultures LGBT

January 2022 * - Paris, France

By Centre LGBT Paris-IdF

  • LGBTQ
Sayulita Festival

Sayulita Festival

February 2022 * - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Berlinale

Berlinale

February 2022 * - Berlin, Germany

  • LGBTQ-friendly
OUTsider Film and Arts Festival

OUTsider Film and Arts Festival

February 2022 * - Austin, United States

  • LGBTQ
Massimadi Film Festival

Massimadi Film Festival

February 2022 * - Montreal, Canada

  • LGBTQ
Cartagena International Film Festival

Cartagena International Film Festival

February 2022 * - Cartagena, Colombia

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Roze Filmdagen

Roze Filmdagen

March 2022 * - Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • LGBTQ
CineKInk

CineKInk

March 2022 * - New York City, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Native FilmFest

Native FilmFest

March 2022 * - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Outfest Fusion Film Festival

Outfest Fusion Film Festival

March 2022 * - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ
Vancouver International Women's Film Festival

Vancouver International Women's Film...

March 2022 * - Vancouver, Canada

  • For Women
South by Southwest (SXSW) Festivals

South by Southwest (SXSW) Festivals

March 2022 * - Austin, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
CPH DOX Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival

CPH DOX Copenhagen Documentary Film...

March 2022 * - Copenhagen, Denmark

  • LGBTQ-friendly
BFI Flare

BFI Flare

March 2022 * - London, England

  • LGBTQ
American Documentary Film Festival (AmDocs)

American Documentary Film Festival...

March 2022 * - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
In & Out

In & Out

April 2022 * - Nice, France

  • LGBTQ
Level Ground Festival

Level Ground Festival

April 2022 * - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Florida Film Festival

Florida Film Festival

April 2022 * - Orlando, United States

CPH PIX Film Festival

CPH PIX Film Festival

April 2022 * - Copenhagen, Denmark

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

European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU)

April 2022 * - Paris, France

  • LGBTQ-friendly
OUTshine Film Festival

OUTshine Film Festival

April 2022 * - Miami, United States

  • LGBTQ
Pink Apple

Pink Apple

April 2022 * - Zurich, Switzerland

  • LGBTQ
Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival

May 2022 * - Nice, France

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Translations: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival

Translations: The Seattle Transgender...

May 2022 * - Seattle, United States

  • LGBTQ
Vallarta Pride

Vallarta Pride

May 2022 * - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

By Vallarta Pride

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Xposed International Queer Short Film Festival

Xposed International Queer Short Film...

May 2022 * - Berlin, Germany

  • LGBTQ
QDoc Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

QDoc Portland Queer Documentary Film...

May 2022 * - Portland, United States

  • LGBTQ
Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival

Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival

May 2022 * - Tel Aviv, Israel

  • LGBTQ
TranScreen: Amsterdam Transgender Film Festival

TranScreen: Amsterdam Transgender Film...

June 2022 * - Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • LGBTQ
Palm Springs International ShortFest

Palm Springs International ShortFest

June 2022 * - Palm Springs, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Sydney Film Festival

Sydney Film Festival

June 2022 * - Sydney, Australia

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Queer Women of Color Film Festival

Queer Women of Color Film Festival

June 2022 * - San Francisco, United States

  • For Women
My True Colors Festival

My True Colors Festival

June 2022 * - New York City, United States

  • LGBTQ
Out in the Tropics

Out in the Tropics

June 2022 * - Miami, United States

  • LGBTQ
Provincetown International Film Festival

Provincetown International Film Festival

June 2022 * - Provincetown, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Frameline

Frameline

June 2022 * - San Francisco, United States

  • LGBTQ
ShanghaiPRIDE

ShanghaiPRIDE

June 2022 * - Shanghai, China

  • LGBTQ
Filmfest München

Filmfest München

June 2022 * - Munich, Germany

  • LGBTQ-friendly
FIRE! Barcelona LGBT Film Festival

FIRE! Barcelona LGBT Film Festival

June 2022 * - Barcelona, Spain

  • LGBTQ
Anime Expo (AX)

Anime Expo (AX)

July 2022 * - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ-friendly
Outfest Los Angeles Film Festival

Outfest Los Angeles Film Festival

July 2022 * - Los Angeles, United States

  • LGBTQ
Urban Rainbow Film Festival

Urban Rainbow Film Festival

July 2022 * - New York City, United States

  • LGBTQ
Gaze International LGBT Film Festival

Gaze International LGBT Film Festival

July 2022 * - Dublin, Ireland

  • LGBTQ
Mexico City International Horror Film Festival (Macabro)

Mexico City International Horror Film...

August 2022 * - Mexico City, Mexico

  • LGBTQ-friendly