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2010 INTERNATIONAL
GAY FILM FESTIVALS
by Tricia Manzanero
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Since the invention of the first motion picture camera in 1867, movies have been a means to entertain as well as debate, inspire, and educate. This year, over 100 LGBT film festivals around the world will showcase cinema’s multi-purpose potential by featuring movies ranging from uplifting love stories to controversial commentaries on homophobia.

With filmmakers from around the world offering a spellbinding array of subjects and styles, there will be something for moviegoers of every taste at this year’s LGBT film festivals. In 2010, San Francisco celebrated three decades of gay cinema, while cities like Mumbai hosted their first events to date. Here is a selection of film festivals from six continents that continue to illuminate the lives, dreams, and concerns of LGBT people everywhere.

(Editor's Note: Some of the following film festivals have already taken place. They are included here so you can plan for next year!)

NORTH AMERICA
CANADA
Calgary
Fairy Tales International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
May, 27-June 4, 2010
www.fairytalesfilmfest.com

Kingston
reelout: queer film + video festival
January 28-February 6, 2010
www.reelout.com

London, Ontario
London Lesbian Film Festival
April 23-25, 2010
www.llff.ca

Montréal
Image+Nation: Montréal International LGBT Film Festival
October 28-November 7
www.image-nation.org

Toronto
Inside Out Toronto Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
May 20-30, 2010
www.insideout.ca

Vancouver
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
August, 11-22, 2010
www.outonscreen.com

UNITED STATES
ALABAMA
Birmingham
Birmingham SHOUT: Gay + Lesbian Film Festival of Alabama
September 23-26, 2010
www.bhamshout.com

CALIFORNIA
Fresno
Reel Pride
September 16-20, 2010
www.reelpride.com

Long Beach
Q Film Festival
May 8-10, 2010
www.centerlb.org

Los Angeles
Outfest: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
July 8-18, 2009
www.outfest.org

Los Angeles
FUSION: Los Angeles LGBT People of Color Film Festival
March 11-13, 2010
www.outfest.org/fusion.html

Sacramento
Sacramento International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
October 7-9, 2010
www.siglff.org

San Francisco
Queer Women of Color Film Festival
June 11-13, 2010
www.qwocmap.org

San Francisco
San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival
June 17-27, 2010
www.frameline.org/festival

San Diego
FilmOut San Diego
April 16-27, 2010
www.filmoutsandiego.com

Santa Barbara
OUTrageous: Santa Barbara LGBT Film Festival
November 12-15, 2010
www.outrageousfilmfestival.org

COLORADO
Colorado Springs
Pikes Peak Lavender Film Festival
September 24-26, 2010
www.pplff.org

CONNECTICUT
Hartford
Out Film CT: Connecticut Gay & Lesbian
Film Festival
May 27-June5, 2011
www.ctglff.org

DELAWARE
Rehoboth Beach
Rehoboth Beach Film Festival
November 10-14, 2010
www.rehobothfilm.com/festival.html

FLORIDA
Miami
Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
April 2011
www.mglff.com

Tampa
Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
October 7-17, 2010
www.tiglff.com

GEORGIA
Atlanta
Out on Film
October 1-7, 2010
www.outonfilm.com

HAWAII
Honolulu
Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
May 27-30, 2010
www.hglcf.org

ILLINOIS
Chicago
Reeling: The Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival
November 4-13, 2010
www.reelingfilmfestival.org

INDIANA
Bloomington
PRIDE LGBTQ Film Festival
January 28-31, 2010
www.pridefilmfestival.org

Indianapolis
Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival
November 12-14, 2010
www.indylgbtfilmfest.com

MASSACHUSETTS
Boston
Boston Gay & Lesbian Film/Video Festival
May 6-16, 2010
www.mfa.org/film

Provincetown
Provincetown International Film Festival
June 16-20, 2010
www.ptownfilmfest.org

MICHIGAN
Detroit
reelpride: Michigan GLBT Film Festival
September 16-20, 2010
www.reelpridemichigan.com

NEVADA
Las Vegas
CineKink
May 13-15, 2010
www.cinekink.com

NEW MEXICO
Albuquerque
Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
October 8-14, 2009
www.closetcinema.org

NEW YORK
Long Island
Fire Island Film & Video Festival
July 31-August 28, 2010
www.liglff.org

New York
Mix NYC: The New York Lesbian & Gay Experimental Film/Video Festival
November 9-14, 2010
www.mixnyc.org

New York
Newfest: The New York LGBT Film Festival
June 3-13, 2010
www.newfestival.org

Rochester
ImageOut: The Rochester Lesbian & Gay Film & Video Festival
October 8-17, 2010
www.imageout.org

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The first Puerto Vallarta International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (PVIGLFF) celebrates with four days of LGBT films from Thursday, April 28th, through Sunday, May 1st, 2011, in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.
- Andrew , Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

reelpridemichigan is not taking place. I called equality michigan today and that is what they told me.
- rc , southfield, MI, USA

Passport misses one of the most relevant gay film festivals in my opinion: Montreal International LGBT Film Festival, in the Gay Capital of Canada. Image+Nation is a key.
- Marc , L.A.


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