Film Festival

  • A ‘Gay’ Look at the Miami Film Fest

    As the Miami International Film Festival gets underway this Friday, there are several fantastic LGBT films for queer audiences to check out before the fest ends March 16.

  • A&E: OUTshine Film Fest Returns to Fort Lauderdale

    Fort Lauderdale film buffs will be treated to more than 30 new features, shorts and documentaries when the 11th annual OUTshine LGBT+ Film Festival opens this weekend.

  • Anti-LGBT Lawmaker Tried To Shut Down Russian LGBT Film Festival

    Vitaly Milonov is known for Russia’s ban on “gay propaganda.” The latest event he deemed as a violation of the law was the opening night of Russia’s only LGBT film festival, called Side By Side.

  • Appalachian Queer Film Festival Announces Films

    LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The inaugural Appalachian Queer Film Festival has announced its lineup for later this month.

  • Business Spotlight: The South Florida Israeli-Jewish LGBT+ Film Festival

    For the 2nd year in a row, Etz Chaim presents an LGBTQA+ film festival concentrating on recently produced films from Israel showcasing their vibrant and open gay lifestyle, even in a religiously conservative country.

  • Dayton Gears Up for LGBT Film Festival's 10th Anniversary

    DAYTON (AP) — Dayton is gearing up for events celebrating the 10th anniversary of the LGBT Film Festival in October.

  • Diversity at Sundance Doesn't Carry Over to Hollywood

    One of the most buzzed-about movies at this year's Sundance Film Festival is "Dope," a coming-of-age story about three outcasts in the inner city.

  • Film Festival Announces New Name, Wraps Up 19th Season

    After two seasons as the MiFo (Miami/Fort Lauderdale) LGBT Film Festival, the 19-year-old festival adopted a new name, OUTShine, at its opening weekend in Miami.

  • Five Films to See at OUTshine Miami This Weekend

    The OUTshine Film Festival wraps up its 20th anniversary this weekend in Miami Beach. The 10-day festival included more than 80 feature, documentary and short film screenings, as well as red carpet events, parties and panel discussions with directors, writers and actors.

    Here are five films worth seeing during this final weekend of the festival:

  • FLIFF Features LGBT Documentaries, Features and Shorts

    The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival opens this weekend and once again features outstanding LGBT-themed shorts, documentaries and features among the hundreds of films to be screened Nov. 7 – 23 in Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Sunrise and Miramar. Most individual screenings range from $6 – 10 per ticket. A complete schedule is available at

  • International Film Festival Superfest Celebrates Disability

    People with disabilities are the largest minority group in the United States, according to the Current Population Survey. Still, despite the considerable size of this community, people with disabilities have had minimal representation in film. For three decades, the international disability film festival Superfest, which this year is being co-presented by the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability at San Francisco State University and the Lighthouse for the Blind San Francisco, has given both emerging and established filmmakers a place to present edgy and new perspectives on disability on the silver screen.

  • It's Here, Sweetie Darlings! Ab Fab: the Movie Coming to Theaters

    Edina and Patsy are back! Those larger-than-life, eternally youthful (in their own minds) and glamorous trendsetters are now starring in a wacky big screen adventure.

  • Lauderdale Film Festival Showcases LGBT-interest Films

    Several LGBT-interest films will be among the 160 features, documentaries and shorts screened during the 32nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF), running through Nov. 19.

  • LGBT Film Festival Opens in Fort Lauderdale

    The OUTshine Film Festival returns to Fort Lauderdale this weekend for the ninth year.

  • LGBTQ Filmmakers Hit High Seas on Pride of the Ocean Film Festival

    More than 60 LGBTQ filmmakers, directors, writers and cinema fans from across the country departed Fort Lauderdale on Feb. 25 aboard the Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas on the 11th annual Pride of the Ocean Film Festival.

  • Miami Film Fest to Feature LGBT Movies

    The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), unspooling March 7 to 16 at various theaters, offers moviegoers the opportunity to screen several LGBT shorts, features, and documentaries. The festival also includes a tribute to actor-director John Turturro, who will receive the festival’s Career Achievement Award after a screening of his latest film, “Fading Gigolo.”(March 9, 7 p.m., at the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center).

  • Miami Film Fest’s LGBT Films Sure to Impress

    Miami Dade College's Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) takes over area screens from March 6-15, and showcases hundreds of features, shorts, and documentaries. The festival opens with the darkly hilarious comedy, “Wild Tales.” The pre-credit episode of this Argentine anthology may just be the funniest film sequence all year. The remaining five entries in “Wild Tales” are also fiendishly clever, from a woman who exacts a vicious revenge on a restaurant customer to a nasty game of one-upmanship between two drivers with road rage. The last tale, an over-the-top wedding reception featuring unspeakably bad behavior is a corker.

  • MiFo LGBT Film Festival Opens This Weekend, Offers 27 Premieres

    The MiFo LGBT Film Festival opens its 19th season in Miami this weekend with two world, seven North American, six East Coast and 12 Southeast premieres.

  • Queerly Digital: Remembering F.W. Murnau

    Welcome to Queerly Digital, a monthly column about LGBT films and filmmakers.

  • Screen Savor: Breathing lessons

    It’s probably not fair to compare actor Andy Serkis’ directorial debut “Breathe” (Bleecker Street) with the Oscar-winning “The Theory of Everything,” but people will. Both films are based on true stories. Both films deal with young British men who develop significant disabilities in the prime of life. Both films are about the power of love and the strength of the human spirit to overcome the odds. Unfortunately, when comparing both films, it’s “Breathe” that will come up short (of breath).