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The East Village Queer Film Festival

EVQ Film Festival

August 21-26

The East Village Queer Film Festival (EVQ) celebrates queer film in all it's glorious diversity. The festival, presented by the Wild Project in association with New York No Limits and led by Director Lola Rock’n’Rolla, embraces an inclusive Queer identity, featuring films that entertain, explore and promote queer-themed issues, work by and featuring LGBTQ artists, as well as work inspired by the expanded innovative and audacious downtown Queer avant garde. The festival seeks to become a positive space for building, growing and fostering the Queer film community and to serve an integral role ushering in the future of Queer film.

EVQ features features, shorts, music videos, and "Future Cult Classics"in all genres. 

“You don't have to be LGBT to submit your film but you do have to be Queer!” - Director Lola Rock’n’Rolla

For General and Submission Inquiries: evq@thewildproject.com

The East Village Queer Film Festival

EVQ Film Festival

August 21-26

The East Village Queer Film Festival (EVQ) celebrates queer film in all it's glorious diversity. The festival, presented by the Wild Project in association with New York No Limits and led by Director Lola Rock’n’Rolla, embraces an inclusive Queer identity, featuring films that entertain, explore and promote queer-themed issues, work by and featuring LGBTQ artists, as well as work inspired by the expanded innovative and audacious downtown Queer avant garde. The festival seeks to become a positive space for building, growing and fostering the Queer film community and to serve an integral role ushering in the future of Queer film.

EVQ features features, shorts, music videos, and "Future Cult Classics"in all genres. 

“You don't have to be LGBT to submit your film but you do have to be Queer!” - Director Lola Rock’n’Rolla

For General and Submission Inquiries: evq@thewildproject.com

The East Village Queer Film Festival

EVQ Film Festival

August 21-26

The East Village Queer Film Festival (EVQ) celebrates queer film in all it's glorious diversity. The festival, presented by the Wild Project in association with New York No Limits and led by Director Lola Rock’n’Rolla, embraces an inclusive Queer identity, featuring films that entertain, explore and promote queer-themed issues, work by and featuring LGBTQ artists, as well as work inspired by the expanded innovative and audacious downtown Queer avant garde. The festival seeks to become a positive space for building, growing and fostering the Queer film community and to serve an integral role ushering in the future of Queer film.

EVQ features features, shorts, music videos, and "Future Cult Classics"in all genres. 

“You don't have to be LGBT to submit your film but you do have to be Queer!” - Director Lola Rock’n’Rolla

For General and Submission Inquiries: evq@thewildproject.com

Siraj Syed reviews Moonlight: Silences waxing eloquent

Siraj Syed reviews Moonlight: Silences waxing eloquent ‘Slowly, silently, now the moon Walks the night in her silver shoon’—Walter de la Mare In The Color Purple, we realised that black persons appear purple in on some occasions. A character in Moonlight says he was nick-named Blue because he looked blue when seen in moonlight. Others are called Black or Nigger, by their own folk, who are low on self esteem, and susceptible to apartheid, within the segregated race of black...

KASHISH 2017 invites LGBTQ film submissions

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Note: You can submit your film through FilmFreeWay: https://filmfreeway.com/festival/KASHISH or https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KASHISH2017 8th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival will be held from May 24 - 28, 2017 at two venues - Liberty Cinema (May 24-28th) and Alliance Francaise de Bombay (May 25-27th).  KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is the first and only LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) film festival i...

1st QueerScope Debut Film Award by 13 German queer film festivals

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Presenting the 1st QueerScope Debut Film Award   The first QueerScope Debut Film Award will be given to the Swedish-American documentary "Kiki" on October 14th at Filmfest homochrom in Cologne. QueerScope, a co-operation of 13 German queer film festivals, will honour the achievements of director Sara Jordenö in her feature-length debut. Chi-Chi Mizrahi, one of the film's protagonists, will accept the award in person as proxy for Ms. Jordenö...

KASHISH 2016 - Call for Film Submissions

To submit a film to KASHISH 2016, please fill out the online form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KASHISH2016FilmSubmission  -------------------------------------------------  7th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival will be held from May 25 - 29, 2016 at two venues - Liberty Cinema (May 25-29th) and Alliance Francaise de Bombay (May 26-28th). KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is the first and only LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) fil...

Mirror Mountain Film Festival

Mirror Mountain Film Festival brings the best in independent and alternative cinema to Canada’s capital. Mirror Mountain is an inclusive festival that welcomes all types of films and all types of people to share in the collective cinema experience. In addition to film screenings, our festival features live performances, parties, panel discussions, Q&A sessions and more.

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Some of the 2017 program highlights will include:

INTERNATIONAL SELECTIONS (dramas, comedies, dance and other genres)
FEATURE PRESENTATION (all genres)
TRUE STORIES (documentaries)
LINES DRAWN (animation)
FANTASTIC VOYAGES (horror, sci-fi and fantasy)
STRANGE HOURS (cult/weird)
NEW VISIONS (experimental)
LOCAL HEROES (Ottawa region)

The full lineup of events will be announced on November 6th 2017.

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THE GRAND RAPIDS FEMINIST FILM FESTIVAL

The Grand Rapids Feminist Film Festival is a celebration of films made by and for feminists, women-identified, genderqueer, people of color, and other under-represented groups. We are seeking short films from or featuring feminist-identified and women-identified filmmakers. Professionals, amateurs, students and community members locally, nationally and internationally are all welcome to submit. The film festival will be held Sunday,  September 13, 2015 at Wealthy Theatre  in  Grand Rapids, Michigan.
 
To be considered, films must:
 
Have been directed, written and/or produced by feminist or woman-identified person(s) or feature these people in the film
Be less than 20 minutes in length
Include trigger warnings when necessary
Fall in line with social justice advocacy

Transgender L.A.T.E. Festival

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2nd Annual Transgender L.A.T.E. Festival will occur on June 6, 2015 this is a new film festival that uses the event to educate and raise public awareness pertaining to Transgender and Intersex persons in the community.  Criteria for submissions is that it pertains or has a Transgender or Intersex theme or character.  There are no submission fees.  Films are donated to the Transgender L.A.T.E. Festival for use.  Creators are encouraged to participate when possible.  Non-English speaking files require subtitles. Films are currently shown at The Tolerance Education Center in Rancho Mirage with a 72 seating capacity. Funds raised from this event are given to Transgender human rights group called TDOR Palm Springs.

FilmOut San Diego Call for Entry's for 17th LGBT Film Festival May 29-31, 2015

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FilmOut San Diego's 17th LGBT Film Festival will be May 29th - May 31st, 2015 The mission of FilmOut San Diego is to enlighten, educate, and entertain the communitites of San Diego County through the exhibition of LGBT-themed films. FilmOut San Diego seeks to recognize, promote, celebrate and support the important diverse artistic contributions LGBT filmmakers make to our community. Eligibility Requirements:     * Film submission screeners are ONLY accepted on DVD (NTSC-Re...

Out and proud or not?

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  Gender and sexuality is one of the official themes at DIFF.   I saw three films today and a little-known surfer documentary stole the show. Out in the    line up is the story of how gay surfers struggle to fit in in one of the most macho sports. It    is polished, beautifully filmed, straight forward without offending and even funny. It is a    pity the doccie was only screened once as a wider audience should s...

Wendell Rodricks picks Hyderabad designer as winner of KASHISH 2014 Poster Contest

India's top fashion designer Padma Shri Wendell Rodricks has picked the poster submitted by Hyderabad-based graphic designer Punith Mahesh as the winning design of the KASHISH International Poster Competition. The poster design contest was truly international this year, with entries from across India - Mumbai, Hyderabad to Chandigarh, Goa and Shillong; and even outside India from several countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Estonia. The poster will be the look of the fifth editi...

Accepting Submissions For Outflix 2014

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Submission Deadline: July 1, 2014 Please review the Entry Guidelines and fill out the entry form. If submitting a physical copy of a screener (DVD) for consideration, please download our Entry Form PDF, fill it out, and include with your submission. Mail physical copies to: Outflix Film Festival c/o MGLCC 892 South Cooper Street Memphis, TN 38104 If submitting an online screener for consideration, please fill out our online entry form below, and include the screener ...

Call for Entry - Strangelove a Queer Festival - Antwerp

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Strangelove festival is looking for queer talent! For the 2017 edition we are searching for filmmakers, musicians, visual artists, writers and performers exploring gender, sexuality, counterculture, alternative formats and queer identities. This year we are specifically interested in work that delves into the concept of ’POWER/GAME’. We look forward to discover your work!   SUBMIT HERE >>> http://www.strangelovefestival.be/   Strangelove Festival...

Porny Days Sexfilmfestival Zurich

True to David Reuben's classic book "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask " we love movies that give us new insights on topics like sexual liberation, erotic fantasies, BDSM, sexual shame, cultural sexual differences, the "new" prudery, pornography, the impact of the internet porn on our sexuality and sex activism. The discourse with the filmmakers and actors is very important to us. Therefore we try to invite as many protagonists and directors as possible to our festival and thus offer the audience the opportunity for a dialogue.

The selection-commitee is looking forward to all kind of films about all kinds of sexuality. Any durations and genres are welcome and can be submitted, fiction, shorts, experimental and documentaries.

Queer Short 2014 - International Short Film Competition - Sicilia Queer filmfest

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SICILIA QUEER FILM FEST - QUEER SHORT 2014 International Short Films Competition (DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: FEBRUARY 28, 2014) REGULATIONS 2014 1. AIMS SICILIA QUEER filmfest - International LGBT Film Festival and New Visions is a project that aims, through film and audiovisuals, to go against any kind of social discrimination, to defend and support the culture of diversity (sexual orientation, ways of living and thinking, etc.) and to raise a greater awareness of the positive contributio...

South Asia's biggest LGBT film festival entry

Call for Film Submissions for KASHISH 2014 Film Submissions now open for 5th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 5th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival will be held from May 21 - 25, 2014 (tentative dates). KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is the first and only LGBTQ film festival in India to be held in a mainstream theater and the only queer festival to receive clearance from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Over the previous 4 ed...

The XPOSED International Queer Film Festival

The XPOSED International Queer Film Festival is Berlin's only Queer Film Festival which kicks off the Berlin Pride Month. The Festival focuses each year on a specific land or region dedicated to screening independent, artistic, experimental and smart short and feature films. XPOSED also screens a Queer German Shorts program as well as the widely popular International Queer Shorts Program. All films screening in competition are up for the coveted LOLLY AWARDS!

Filmfest homochrom

Filmfest homochrom is the LGBT film festival of Rhine-Ruhr, Europe's biggest polycentric metropolitan area, with Germany's gay capital Cologne and the largest Ruhr city, Dortmund. Although it is the youngest of Germany's queer film festival, it has instantly established itself as a fresh premiere festival. Since 2011 it takes place annually in the second half of October.

KASHISH 2013 looks to crowd funding

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  Mumbai International Queer Film Fest hops on to social media to raise funds After tasting success in 2012, KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2013 – India’s biggest LGBT film fest –is once again turning to the social media phenomenon of crowd funding to raise finances. Aimed at keeping the festival free and accessible to audiences, organisers say crowd funding also gives audience a feeling of ownership. ``Crowd funding is not just a means to raise money,...

KASHISH 2013 announces Poster Contest Winner

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  KASHISH 2013 Poster Contest has a winner! India's top fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has picked the poster submitted by Mumbai-based graphic designer Prachi Patil-Kotkar as the winning design.   ``The victory sign forming a star is graphic and unforgettable. It is also interesting that the clichéd rainbow flag colours have been totally ignored for an artistic backdrop. I loved it,'' said Wendell Rodricks while announcing the winner.   The contest to de...

Queer Short 2013 - International Short Film Competition - Sicilia Queer filmfest

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  “Queer Short” is the International short film competition of  SICILIA QUEER filmfest (third edition: May 31 - June 6, 2013). “Queer Short” is a competition for short films from all over the world, either on film or video realized with the most up-to-date digital technologies, that are related to GLBT issues, or even to heterosexuality seen from a “queer perspective”. All genres are eligible (fiction, documentary, animation, music video...

Strangelove FilmFest

Strangelove Filmfest is a yearly event in Antwerp where the public will be taken into the underbelly of  cinema. ‘Strange’, ‘cult’, ‘weird’ and ‘gender’ are the terms used to define a story. The festival offers a very rich choice of movies, shorts, documentaries and classics from Queer Cinema. A treat for the movie lover!

First and foremost a film festival, Strangelove does also offer a tasty platter of music, performance and visual art. Every evening we serve smiles and food (volxkeuken) in the bar where you can sit back and enjoy some gigs, video-installations, theatre, expositions or performances. This unique combination serves a broad spectrum of culture lovers who adore surprises. An invigorating festival for everyone!

This festival is an initiative of Interzone vzw who stimulate and spread audiovisual art.

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