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Vancouver International Film Festival

Vancouver International Film Festival

Founded in 1982, The Greater Vancouver International Film Festival Society is a not-for-profit cultural organization that operates the internationally acclaimed Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) and the year-round programming of the theatres at the VIFF Centre.

SIFF

SIFF

Since 1976, SIFF has been bringing people together to discover films from around the world that enrich and entertain—transporting audiences so they can gain new perspectives, inspiration and understanding.


SIFF is a nonprofit cultural organization presenting year-round cinema, learning + outreach programming and the annual Seattle International Film Festival. We are dedicated to fostering a community that is more informed, aware, and alive through the collective experience of film.

Palm Springs International Film Society

Palm Springs International Film Society

The Palm Springs International Film Society produces the Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) every January, and Palm Springs ShortFest in June. In addition to curating the best in international cinema, PSIFF has come to be known as the first stop on the road to the Academy Awards® and our Oscar®-qualifying ShortFest is the largest short film festival and market in North America. Our festivals and year-round programs manifest our organization's mission by nurturing and encouraging new filmmaking talent, honoring the great masters of world cinema, and expanding audience horizons.

Chicago International Film Festival

Chicago International Film Festival

Cinema/Chicago, the presenting organization of the Chicago International Film Festival, is a year-round non-profit cultural and educational organization dedicated to fostering better communication between people of diverse cultures through the art of film and the moving image. We serve Chicago’s diverse and under-served citizenry by providing access to world-class cinema. We aim to enrich Chicago’s cultural environment by presenting film in contexts that encourage discussion and debate.

Milwaukee Film

Milwaukee Film

Milwaukee Film is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to entertaining, educating, and engaging our community through cinematic experiences, with a vision to make Milwaukee a center for film culture. We operate the magnificent Oriental Theatre, a historic cinema palace committed to high-quality and accessible film and education programming. Since 2009, the annual Milwaukee Film Festival has brought together film fans and filmmakers to celebrate the power of cinema. Our education programs and cultures and communities platform provide avenues toward making our community a more empathetic and equitable place for everyone to live.

HamptonsFilm

HamptonsFilm

The Hamptons International Film Festival was founded to celebrate Independent film—long, short, fiction and documentary—and to introduce a unique and varied spectrum of international films and filmmakers to our audiences. The festival is committed to exhibiting films that express fresh voices and differing global perspectives, with the hope that these programs will enlighten audiences, provide invaluable exposure for filmmakers and present inspired entertainment for all.

San Diego International Film Festival

San Diego International Film Festival

The 23rd Annual San Diego International Film Festival is ‘Celebrating the Power of Film’ with curated screenings that inform, inspire and entertain. Festival events include Opening Night Film Premiere & Reception,, Culinary Cinema,, Studio Premieres, curated features, documentaries and shorts from Independent Filmmakers around the world as well as parties, panels and networking events.

New York International Childrens Film Festival

New York International Childrens Film Festival

Established in 1997, NYICFF’s mission is rooted in the belief of film as a path for young people to understand themselves and others. All programs are designed to celebrate the beauty and power of film, spark the inherent capacity of children to connect with complex, nuanced art, and encourage the creation of intelligent films that represent and celebrate unique, diverse, and historically excluded voices.

Three Dollar Bill Cinema

Three Dollar Bill Cinema

Three Dollar Bill Cinema brings you opportunities to engage with LGBTQ+ cinema year-round:

Seattle Queer Film Festival, TRANSlations: Seattle Trans Film Festival, OUTdoor Cinema, Reel Queer Youth, and Queer Salons.

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Catalyst Story Institute

Catalyst Story Institute

Catalyst is where industry relationships are made. A champion of independent artists and narrative stories.

Scandinavia House

Scandinavia House

Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America is the leading center for Nordic culture in the United States. It offers a wide range of programs that illuminate the culture and vitality of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Scandinavia House offerings include diverse exhibitions and film series, as well as concerts and other performances, readings, lectures, symposia, language courses, and children’s activities.

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

We produce the nationally recognized Sidewalk Film Festival; organize a wide variety of educational programs for filmmakers and hold other events that create interest in and enthusiasm for independent film. To expand on this work and better serve our mission we have opened the Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema, a two-screen independent movie theater in the heart of Birmingham’s historic theatre district.

Austin Jewish Film Festival

Austin Jewish Film Festival

The Austin Jewish Film Festival seeks to promote cultural understanding and tolerance among the Greater Austin community, encourage artistic development, and entertain our audiences through the medium of Jewish film. The Austin Jewish Film Festival presents the best Jewish films from the U.S. and around the world to entertain and educate the Greater Austin community and provides complementary programs to enhance the cinematic experience.

Hawai‘i International Film Festival

Hawai‘i International Film Festival

As the vanguard forum of international cinematic achievement in the Asia-Pacific region, Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) endeavors to recognize new and emerging talent, promote career development and original collaborations through innovative education programs, and facilitate dynamic cultural exchange through the cinema arts.

NewFest

NewFest

NewFest is New York's leading LGBTQ Film and Media organization, giving voice and visibility to all facets of the LGBTQ experience.

Sherman Oaks Film Festival // Film Invasion L.A.

Sherman Oaks Film Festival // Film Invasion L.A.

Founded by longtime residents and movie veterans alike, the Sherman Oaks Film Festival & Film Invasion Los Angeles look to showcase the best undiscovered movies in the heart of Los Angeles.

Woods Hole Film Festival

Woods Hole Film Festival

The Woods Hole Film Festival is presented by the Woods Hole Film Festival, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established to: organize the annual Festival; form relationships and strategic alliances with other film festivals and organizations to showcase independent film; emphasize the work of emerging and New England filmmakers; showcase the work of independent filmmakers who have a relationship to Cape Cod or whose films are relevant to or enhance the quality of life on Cape Cod and to develop and foster a creative independent film community within the Festival and on Cape Cod. The Festival also works with individuals, businesses and institutions to develop and present programs and events that further its goals.

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Yukon Film Society

Yukon Film Society

The Yukon Film Society is a media art centre based on the traditional territories of the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council and the Kwanlin Dün First Nation in Whitehorse. YFS supports film and media art creation with equipment and artistic development; presents cinema, exhibitions, festivals and performances; and distributes Yukon film and media art in partnership with KIAC through the streaming service: Available Light on Demand.

Austin Asian American Film Festival

Austin Asian American Film Festival

The mission of the Austin Asian American Film Festival (AAAFF) is to tell Asian and Asian American stories via media arts and help Asian Americans explore opportunities in cinema. We do this by showcasing the best in new Asian and Asian American cinema at our annual film festival, and through year-round screenings and special events. AAAFF is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

BFFOUNDATION

BFFOUNDATION

BFFoundation is a non-profit organization focused on promoting underrepresented voices of diverse storytellers. We amplify storytellers who identify as female, non-binary, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and people with disabilities in entertainment and media. We do this through research, education, and supporting the production and distribution of inclusive content. BFFoundation is focused on working with its partners to foster inclusivity in media and entertainment to be a positive influence in the community at large. BFFoundation produces the annual Bentonville Film Festival (BFF), led by Academy Award winner, Geena Davis.

Nantucket Film Festival

Nantucket Film Festival

The Nantucket Film Festival was founded in 1996 by siblings Jill and Jonathan Burkhart. The Burkharts lived on the island year-round, and knew it was the perfect place to begin a festival that combined with their love of film and community. In 1997, Mystelle Brabbée joined the team and today serves as the Executive Director. NFF continues to thrive each year by always remaining true to its mission, to promote the cultural awareness and appreciation of the art of screenwriting and storytelling. Learn more about NFF at www.nantucketfilmfestival.org

Asian American International Film Festival

Asian American International Film Festival

Since 1978, the Asian American International Film Festival, produced by Asian CineVision, is the nation’s first and longest running festival of its kind and the premier showcase for the best Asian independent and Asian American cinema. AAIFF is committed to film and media as a tool for social change and to the support of diversity and inclusion in independent cinema and the Asian American media arts.

Coronado Island Film Festival

Coronado Island Film Festival

The Coronado Island Film Festival (CIFF) welcomes makers and lovers of film from all over the world to the storied seaside village of Coronado, California to celebrate the magical art of visual storytelling. Coronado’s enduring love affair with Hollywood began more than a century ago at the iconic Hotel del Coronado, our festival’s Presenting Sponsor. Launched in 2016, CIFF quickly established itself as a unique, walkable, destination film festival.

Forest City Film Festival

Forest City Film Festival

We bring the best of the work of film artists connected to Southwestern Ontario in a juried competition for features, shorts, documentaries, short documentaries and short animations. Additionally, FCFF presents a selection of the best Canadian films of the year, industry workshops and networking, a screenplay competition, filmmaker Q&As, receptions and awards.

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

Bringing people together year round, using Cinema to educate and inspire while showcasing the best in film making.

Future of Film Showcase

Future of Film Showcase

We present an annual showcase of Canadian short films, as well as year-round professional development events. FOFS provides emerging filmmakers with a platform that celebrates their art alongside an audience as unique as they are. We believe in fostering the future of Canadian film and making it a more accessible experience for all.

imagineNATIVE

imagineNATIVE

imagineNATIVE is the world's largest presenter of Indigenous screen content. The organisation is recognised locally, nationally, and internationally for excellence and innovation in programming and as the global centre for Indigenous media arts. imagineNATIVE (legal entity: The Centre for Aboriginal Media) is a registered charity committed to creating a greater understanding of Indigenous peoples and cultures through the presentation of contemporary Indigenous-made media art including film, video, audio and digital media.

Kan-Kan Cinema and Brasserie

Kan-Kan Cinema and Brasserie

An arthouse cinema. A European-inspired restaurant. A neighborhood gathering place. A home for film-lovers, food-lovers and community-seekers, in Windsor Park, just northeast of downtown Indianapolis.

Open Space Arts / Queer Expression / Arts Judaica

Open Space Arts / Queer Expression / Arts Judaica

QUEER EXPRESSION is a hybrid fest sponsored by Open Space Arts. QE has live performances at Facts on the last Wednesday of the month, while also streaming international queer films in an innovative film fest format.


Open Space Arts also produces live theater productions, readings, and workshops.


QE features films that have been recognized in festivals worldwide and have yet to be streaming on demand.


Our contest films are submitted through FilmFreeway, and submissions are taken throughout the year, as one of our goals is to get exciting new films in front of audiences quickly. If you are a filmmaker, please submit queer films of any length through FilmFreeway.



OSA membership is $10 per month, and members see all shorts and mid-length contest films for free and get discounted tickets for features.


Whether you are an artist or an audience member, we look forward to engaging with you as an artist or audience member.

Santa Fe International Film Festival

Santa Fe International Film Festival

The Santa Fe International Film Festival, October 16-20, 2024, presented by the Santa Fe Film Institute invests in the advancement of independent, innovative, and cutting edge cinema bringing 5 days of excellence in filmmaking to the inclusive and diverse community of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Chilliwack Independent Film Festival

Chilliwack Independent Film Festival

The Chilliwack Independent Film Festival (CIFF) is a three day event with screenings and mixers designed to provide opportunities for both local and international filmmakers to showcase their work and build contacts for future collaborations.

Fairhope Film Festival

Fairhope Film Festival

The Fairhope Film Festival is a film lover’s film festival held each year on the second weekend in November, offering participants the opportunity to see world-class award winning films in a unique, picturesque location over a four-day period. The focus is on national and international film festival competition finalists of the past year: the “best of the best” in cinema arts. Notable foreign and feature films, documentaries and shorts—many that never made it to the big box theaters or were only there briefly–will be selected for appreciative audiences. Although the festival will pull out all the stops, Southern-style, to host opening and closing events and parties, the emphasis will be on the art of filmmaking and the experience of seeing exceptional films. Directors, actors and screenwriters will participate in the screenings both in person and via live electronic transmission.


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Falmouth Jazz

Falmouth Jazz

Hear Cape Cod Jazz at its best. We bring top international level jazz artists to Falmouth, the kind of performers you hear in New York, Boston or major jazz clubs around the world. We hold concerts in interesting places like an historic mansion, an art gallery or a renovated 125-year old library. All provide an intimate listening experience. Falmouth is the place to be for Jazz on Cape Cod.

Montauk Film Festival

Montauk Film Festival

3rd Annual Montauk Festival

July 21st - 31st 2022
8PM - 10 PM at select locations.


The Montauk Film Festival, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established to be an important voice for environmental progress, ocean sustainability. and humanity by raising awareness about the subtle issues surrounding and relating to the environment and cultural issues we all face. We select films that highlight these themes through films about athleticism, community, humanity, and sustainability.


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For additional festival information please go to: montaukfilmfestival.org

The Music Hall

The Music Hall

Nestled in the heart of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, The Music Hall stands as a cultural cornerstone, renowned for its vibrant celebrations of cinema. Hosting the esteemed New Hampshire Film Festival and the illustrious Telluride by the Sea, The Music Hall transforms into a cinematic hub every fall. Now marking its 25th season, Telluride by the Sea, a collaboration between The Music Hall and the Telluride Film Festival, unveils six premieres straight from their Colorado debut, offering an exclusive glimpse into the Telluride experience to audiences from across the Northeast. Meanwhile, with its acquisition in 2024, the New Hampshire Film Festival finds its home within The Music Hall, tracing its roots back to 2001 in Derry before settling permanently in Portsmouth in 2004.


Telluride by the Sea - passes on-sale now!

New Hampshire Film Festival - Four-day festival passes on-sale now!

Toronto Smartphone Film Festival

Toronto Smartphone Film Festival

The Toronto Smartphone Film Festival (TSFF) is the fastest growing, innovative mobile film festival in North America. We encourage filmmakers to share their stories shot on smartphones (and tablets). Smartphones (and tablets) are considered one of the least expensive film equipment to be experimented by amateur and professional filmmakers. With innovative technology in the palm of your hands, it often requires minimum training and/or field experience to shoot, but its existence opens up a whole new way of filmmaking with limitless potential.

Austin Polish Film Festival

Austin Polish Film Festival

We build a place where Polish and Austin creative worlds meet, inspire each other, and provide means for further cooperation and mutual support.

Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans

Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans

The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans is a touchstone for Contemporary Art in New Orleans and the Gulf South, enhancing connections between artists and communities and providing a forum for ideas and the exploration of a just society through artistic creation, public engagement, and institutional practice.

image+nation

image+nation

image+nation culture queer / not-for-profit / registered charity // mandate : to encourage and nurture LGBTQ+ culture and storytelling. Through evolving projects, image+nation culture queer explores the diversity of LGBTQ+ life and living through Queer Storytelling. Help us continue supporting and championing these stories. We can create a future for LGBTQ+ creators and audiences by making LGBTQ+ stories and storytelling accessible and shareable for all.

Jean Cocteau Cinema

Jean Cocteau Cinema

The Jean Cocteau Cinema is Santa Fe’s eclectic movie house, full bar, and special events venue owned by George RR Martin. Please follow us on Instagram, Twitter & Facebook to learn more about our upcoming plans and events!

Louisville Jewish Film Festival

Louisville Jewish Film Festival

Join us to explore new worlds and ideas.
Thank you for believing in the power of film to open minds. Together, we’ll continue to inspire, entertain and challenge our community.

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Maysles Documentary Center

Maysles Documentary Center

Maysles Documentary Center (MDC) is a Harlem-based nonprofit organization committed to community, education, and documentary film. We use filmmaking to amplify and expand under-represented artists and narratives, while empowering young filmmakers in creative self-expression, communicating ideas, and advocating needs.

Miami Short Film Festival

Miami Short Film Festival

23rd EDITION - NOVEMBER 8-9-10, 2024

The Miami short Film Festival is dedicated to promoting the short film genre, showcasing films ranging from 1-20 minutes long. The Festival is international in scope, bringing exposure to the world’s best independent up-and-coming filmmakers.

Stay tuned for our monthly events showcasing the work of talented filmmakers from Miami, the U.S.A., and around the world!

New Jersey Jewish Film Festival

New Jersey Jewish Film Festival

The New Jersey Jewish Film Festival will bring the best of Jewish filmmaking directly into your home! We strive to offer our region a rich tapestry of Jewish film programming. Our 23rd Annual festival features high-quality, award-winning films. We invite film creatives and other speakers of interest and renown to lead our post-screening discussions.

PrideArts

PrideArts

With gay issues still so complex in this country, PrideArts was founded in 2010 to change lives by improving the quality of LGBT theater for this generation and those to come. Utilizing stories with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender characters or themes, we create powerful theatrics that speak for the community and are essential viewing for all audiences.

Rodeo Cinema Foundation

Rodeo Cinema Foundation

Originally opened in 1924 to show silent movies, Rodeo Cinema now operates as a nonprofit movie theatre showcasing the best in independent film while offering guests a unique movie watching experience. Because of our 501(c)(3) status, more of every dollar you spend with us goes back to where you live, work, and watch movies to continually expand community consciousness through film.

Swallow Hill Music

Swallow Hill Music

Founded in 1979, Swallow Hill Music is a Denver-based 501(c)(3) organization that enriches the community by operating a music school seven days a week, providing music therapy, educating through community outreach, and producing concerts at three venues at its Broadway & Yale location. In addition, Swallow Hill produces events throughout the metro area including summer concert series at Denver Botanic Gardens and Four Mile Historic Park. As an SCFD Tier II organization with a $5 million annual budget, Swallow Hill is a nationally-revered hub for concerts, classes, and community, and is a recipient of both the Mayor’s and the Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, and an inductee of the Colorado Music Hall of Fame and Folk Alliance International’s Business Lifetime Achievement awards.

The Nickelodeon

The Nickelodeon

The Nick’s programming is comprised of a mix of first-run independent films, special curated series, and one-off screenings of films of relevance to our community. As big believers in creating more engaging film-going experiences, the Nickelodeon often provides opportunities for conversation before and after screenings, pulling together experts and community members as speakers and respondents.

Vancouver Jewish Film Festival

Vancouver Jewish Film Festival

Showcasing the diversity of Jewish culture, heritage, and identity through film, the Vancouver Jewish Film Festival has been an annual presence in Vancouver for the past 34 years. It is the longest-running Jewish Film Festival in Canada and one of the most anticipated events in the community calendar.

Conch Shell International Film Fest

Conch Shell International Film Fest

Conch Shell International Film Fest is an online festival that showcases the creative, bold voices of indie and student film artists of the Caribbean Diaspora and the Caribbean. It is CSIFF's goal to infuse unique, bold voices into the American film industry. To do so we create a space to bring together diverse film lovers, industry experts and artists for 3-days to dialogue, learn, share and celebrate films that inspire social change and challenge preconceptions about diverse, multicultural people.

Freep Film Festival

Freep Film Festival

The Freep Film Festival will showcase films that are about or relevant to Detroit, the region and Michigan in the hopes of fostering engagement and discussion about the issues and challenges we face while at the same time celebrating what makes us unique.

Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival

Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival

GPJFF is a wholly independent, volunteer-run 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Sources of funding are ticket sales, donations, advertising and grants. In the past, we have received grants from the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, City of Scottsdale, City of Chandler, West Valley Art Council and the Arizona Commission on the Arts/National Endowment for the Arts. Almost 13,000 people attended our films in 2020, a continuation of our year to year growth, and we expect to attract many more each year. Many out-of-towners who spend time in the Valley during the winter regularly attend and generously support the festival.

IFFBoston

IFFBoston

Independent Film Festival Boston (IFFBoston) was started in 2003 to provide Boston with the type of film event it had been looking for: one that discovers emerging talent and celebrates the leading edge of cinematic story tellers. A showcase for the best films from around the world—a festival that would bring directors, actors, producers, sponsors, and attendees together in an interactive environment. There were other film festivals in Boston, but there wasn’t a mainstream independent film festival inclusive of everything that made up the film-festival experience.

Jackson Hole International Film Festival

Jackson Hole International Film Festival

Join us for our 1st Annual Jackson Hole International Film Festival from December 8-10, 2023

Immerse yourself in the world of film as we celebrate the art and science of cinema in the stunning backdrop of Jackson, Wyoming. Jackson Hole International Film Festival (JHIFF) is not only a festival, but a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the magic of storytelling through film. Join us and be a part of this exciting event that brings together filmmakers, industry professionals, and film enthusiasts from around the globe. Visit JHIFF.org now for more information.

RiverRun International Film Festival

RiverRun International Film Festival

RiverRun International Film Festival is a non-profit, media arts organization dedicated to the role of cinema as a conduit of powerful ideas and diverse viewpoints. Our 10-day festival is one of the largest cultural events in the Piedmont Triad and North Carolina. RiverRun is an Academy Award qualifying festival in 2 film categories – animated shorts and documentary shorts. In addition to our annual festival, we have several highly regarded year-round screening programs which including RiverRun Retro, RiverRun Arts, the free ITVS Indie Lens Pop-Up Series in partnership with PBS North Carolina, and our free education initiative Films With Class 

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival

The SLO Film Festival provides a year-round destination for international independent cinema, promoting diversity, understanding, education and inclusion through engaging storytelling. Our world-class annual festival in San Luis Obispo County and events throughout the year provide a venue for international and local filmmakers, exposing an ever-expanding range of audiences to new ideas and experiences.

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival

The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival® is a unique showcase of contemporary Asian cinema and work from the Asian diaspora. Works include films and videos by Asian artists in Canada, the U.S., Asia and all over the world. As Canada’s largest Asian film festival, Reel Asian® provides a public forum for Asian media artists and their work, and fuels the growing appreciation for Asian cinema in Canada.

Vancouver Asian Film Festival

Vancouver Asian Film Festival

VAFF is the longest running Asian film festival in Canada. It was founded in 1995 and debuted in September 1997. Since then, tens of thousands of film lovers have experienced a diverse selection of North American-Asian and international films.

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival

22nd Vancouver Latin American Film Festival

September 5-15, 2024

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is a registered charitable organization that exhibits and promotes independent Latin American film and media art. Each September (in addition to special events throughout the year), we organize an 11-day festival to encourage dialogue among cultures, and explore and celebrate the art of contemporary Latin American, Latin-Canadian, and Indigenous filmmaking.


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Blood In The Snow Film Festival

Blood In The Snow Film Festival

The Blood in the Snow Film Festival is a unique and imaginative showcase of contemporary Canadian horror, genre and underground cinema that exists to challenge social boundaries, explore artistic taboos and support and exhibit independent Canadian genre media artists. BITS takes place in Toronto, Ontario and brings together audiences, media coverage, community partnerships and the filmmaking industry to exhibit and celebrate Canadian genre film. BITS began in 2012 and was registered as a not-for-profit in 2015.

Central Cinema

Central Cinema

Seattle's most Fun Movie Theater

Central Cinema is a modern-day Repertory Movie House showing a wide range of Classic Films, Cult Favorites, Indie and Foreign Films for every taste. We draw on a hundred years of amazing movies that still need to be seen in a theater. There is also Stand-up Comedy, Trivia, Big-screen Video Games, Sing Alongs, and all sorts of interactive group movie-watching fun. 

Chicago Irish Film Festival

Chicago Irish Film Festival

The Chicago Irish Film Festival, dedicated to presenting the works of Irish filmmakers since 1999. We open for Chicago audiences a window into the color and complexity of Irish life. Contemporary Irish films bring the lyrical and self-reflective richness of a long artistic tradition to bear on unique stories and pressing social issues with a gaze both critical and loving.

Our passion for supporting Irish films and filmmakers translates into a commitment to broadening our reach to audiences in the Chicago area and beyond.

Film Fest Tucson

Film Fest Tucson

Film Fest Tucson is a destination film festival, a place for filmmakers and audiences to meet, discover and experience unique and important stories told on film. The festival is for the community of Southern Arizona, as well as for visitors to the region to experience the unique environment, heritage and culture of Tucson and the surrounding area, while seeing new and important films. A unique and home-grown Tucson film festival for those passionate about movies.

Food Culture

Food Culture

FOOD+Culture Festival’s mission is to celebrate the Magic City’s dynamic culinary industry with events that highlight epicurean Birmingham. Through our annual food event, we provide a platform – a table – where people come together to learn about our region’s rich culture, experience all our city has to offer, and discuss issues of deeper cultural significance. Whether we’re celebrating with dinners, festivities, chef demos, discussions, or parties, the FOOD+Culture Festival remains dedicated to equity, the arts, sustainability, and community growth. We are committed to all forms of the culinary arts, with passion in equal parts reverence for tradition and excitement for innovation.

Hawai'i Contemporary

Hawai'i Contemporary

Organized by Hawai'i Contemporary, the Hawai'i Triennial is the largest periodic showcase of contemporary art in Hawaii featuring artists from Hawaii, Asia-Pacific and beyond. The multi-site contemporary art exhibition in Honolulu is complemented by public and education programming from February 18–May 8, 2022. 

This is the third party ticketing site for Hawai'i Triennial 2022 events and passes*. Please sign in to Elevent to reserve your spot today! To read more about the events and programs, please visit www.hawaiicontemporary.org/ht-22

(*Note: While some presenting partner venues require admission, the All Access Pass provides unlimited free entry* to all exhibition sites for the Hawaii Triennial. With the purchase of each pass, admission fees are shared with presenting partners and Hawaii Contemporary in support of the HT22 art work displays and public education programming available at presenting partners venues.)

Hawaii Contemporary is a 501c3 non-profit arts organization in Honolulu. Please consider a donation to support our work today! Mahalo.

Hellenic Film Society USA

Hellenic Film Society USA

The Hellenic Film Society USA is dedicated to promoting Greek cinema throughout the United States. Our mission is to share the richness of Greek films with a wider American audience, to showcase Greek movies, and to preserve the film heritage of Greece.

Images Festival

Images Festival

Images Festival is a platform for the exhibition and discourse of independent film and media art. Created in 1987 as an alternative to the only other Toronto film festival at the time, Images has spent the last 36 years presenting media works that are challenging in their form and content. The Festival showcases the intersection of emerging and established practices and invites open critical dialogue in the film and media arts community around the political histories of moving image production, distribution, exhibition, and representation.

Michiana Jewish Film Festival

Michiana Jewish Film Festival

Founded in 2011, the Michiana Jewish Film Festival has been a growing success in the greater North Central Indiana and Southwest Michigan region. The Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley proudly brings superb, and sometimes cutting edge and controversial, Jewish-themed cinema to the greater Michiana community.

Mobile Jewish Film Festival

Mobile Jewish Film Festival

2024 Mobile Jewish Film Festival

January 7-21, 2024


 

  The Mobile Jewish Film Festival has announced its exciting lineup of films and events for the 2024 Festival. We are excited to host a hybrid event, with films both in-person and online. We can’t wait to once again…SEE YOU AT THE MOVIES.


Napa Valley Film Festival

Napa Valley Film Festival

The Napa Valley Film Festival is presented by Cinema Napa Valley, a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2009 and headquartered in Napa, California. Cinema Napa Valley’s mission is to celebrate the cinematic arts and enrich the community by presenting an annual world-class film festival and year-round education and outreach programs.

New Hope Film Festival

New Hope Film Festival

The Festival's core mission is to discover and nurture independent filmmakers, many of whom are seeking world and U.S. debuts and remain overlooked and/or underappreciated by other forums. This broad and inclusive group includes filmmakers from outside the United States. The New Hope Film Festival operates by a strict code of fairness: Festival organizers do not invite films into the Festival, offer fee waivers, allow personal pitches from filmmakers, distributors and/or their agents, or sanction any other practices they consider preferential treatment. All films are treated equally in the process, which begins by submitting through Film Freeway. Furthermore, content produced by Festival organizers is never accepted at the Festival, even at special events. This highly prestigious arts organization is especially renowned for the quality of its lineup.

Planet In Focus

Planet In Focus

Now in our 24th year, Planet in Focus is an environmental media arts organization with year-round programming. Our mandate is to produce cultural events that showcase engaging and artistic films that question, explore and tell stories about the world in which we live. We use film as a catalyst for public awareness, discussion and engagement on a broad range of environmental issues.

Polish Film Festival in America

Polish Film Festival in America

The PFFA is the most extensive annual showcase of Polish cinema outside of Poland. Hailed by the New York Times as one of the best programs promoting European film in the States, called a “Chicago Success Story’ by the Chicago Tribune and ranked as the best foreign film festival in Chicago by New City Magazine, the PFFA remains one of the largest and oldest film events in the Midwest.

ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto

ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto

Presented by the Wagner Green Centre for Access & Inclusion at the Miles Nadal JCC in Toronto, the ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto is dedicated to showcasing the work and stories of Deaf and/or disabled communities and filmmakers from around the world.

SEA-Nordic Film Festival

SEA-Nordic Film Festival

The National Nordic Museum is proud to present the 2023 SEA Nordic Film Festival. For a decade, the National Nordic Museum has offered a film festival to Seattle audiences as an avenue to experience Nordic cinema in all its forms. The festival gives us the opportunity to share the richness and diversity of the Nordic cultures through the lens of film.


Tacoma Film Festival

Tacoma Film Festival

In person festival at The Grand CInema and Blue Mouse theater and other locations in Tacoma October 5-12, 2023. Select virtual films will be available OCTOBER 5-12, 2023. TFF celebrates excellence in the art of film, offering a lively and empowering network of resources in service to our city, the Pacific Northwest, and the independent film world. The Tacoma Film Festival is a celebration of independent film mirroring the diverse and eclectic sensibilities of Western Washington’s second largest city. Including selections from the Pacific Northwest and all over the world, TFF prides itself on showcasing the connectedness of local, national, and international film. It’s a great festival to connect with audiences, filmmakers, critics, and professionals because of the friendly, and collegial atmosphere throughout. The whole community gets behind the festival and makes it a really one-of-a-kind experience.

Trager Family JCC CenterStage

Trager Family JCC CenterStage

CenterStage delivers quality, community theatre and spectacular musicals. Our theatre gives local performers, designers and musicians an opportunity to practice their passions all while fulfilling our collective mission to “open minds, one act at a time.”

Bahamas International Film Festival

Bahamas International Film Festival

The Bahamas International Film Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the local Bahamian community and international visitors with a diverse presentation of films from around the world. In addition to offering films that might not otherwise be released theatrically in the Bahamas, BIFF provides unique cultural experiences, educational programs, and forums for exploring the past, present, and future of cinema.

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival is dedicated to educating audiences and empowering talented filmmakers to tell their stories. The Festival is a five day celebration of the art of documentary film, at venues in and around the century village of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. This inspiring event draws audiences from all over Northeast Ohio, the US and the world to experience documentary films and the compelling art and culture they highlight.

Cine Las Americas

Cine Las Americas

Cine Las Americas is a multi-cultural, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Austin Texas, offering theatrical screenings of films made by and/or about Latinos or Indigenous peoples of the Americas. Films from Spain and Portugal are also included, enhancing a truly Pan-American cinematic experience.

CineKink

CineKink

CineKink - the kinky film festival - recognizes and encourages the positive depiction of sexuality and kink in film and television, most visibly through our annual film festival, CineKink NYC, and a national screening tour that follows.

Film Festival Alliance

Film Festival Alliance

Film Festival Alliance offers resources to develop and foster collaboration between mission-driven film festivals around the world, by building bridges and strengthening our burgeoning industry. With over 240 active members who represent a diverse array of size, geographic location and fiscal support, FFA offer its members year-round professional development opportunities and valuable money-saving benefits.

HAAPIFEST

HAAPIFEST

Started in 2004 by OCA-Greater Houston, the Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival (HAAPIFEST) celebrates the AAPI community through edutainment, highlights AAPI in the entertainment industry, and provide a platform to share their artistic vision and experiences.

Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival

Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival

Hell’s Half Mile Events is a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating and expanding the art of independent film, music, and entertainment. We strive to exceed expectations, while inspiring our community to participate in the arts.

Inside Out Ottawa 2SLGBTQ+ Film Festival

Inside Out Ottawa 2SLGBTQ+ Film Festival

Inside Out is a not-for-profit registered charity that exists to challenge attitudes and change lives through the promotion, production and exhibition of film made by and about 2SLGBTQ+ people of all ages, races and abilities. For more than three decades, Inside Out has brought Toronto's 2SLGBTQ+ community together in celebration of the best queer film from Canada and around the world. Through our annual Festivals in Toronto and Ottawa, our filmmaker initiatives, our youth engagement and our year-round events and screenings, Inside Out is engaged every day in challenging attitudes and changing lives

Inside Out Toronto 2SLGBTQ+ Film Festival

Inside Out Toronto 2SLGBTQ+ Film Festival

Inside Out is a not-for-profit registered charity that exists to challenge attitudes and change lives through the promotion, production and exhibition of film made by and about 2SLGBTQ+ people of all ages, races and abilities. For more than three decades, Inside Out has brought Toronto's 2SLGBTQ+ community together in celebration of the best queer film from Canada and around the world. Through our annual Festivals in Toronto and Ottawa, our filmmaker initiatives, our youth engagement and our year-round events and screenings, Inside Out is engaged every day in challenging attitudes and changing lives

Lone Star Film Festival

Lone Star Film Festival

Since its founding seventeen years ago, the Lone Star Film Festival has evolved into a premier destination for filmmakers, producers, industry professionals, and film enthusiasts, with the honor of being ranked as a “Top 50 Film Festival” by Movie Maker Magazine.

Reelworld

Reelworld

Reelworld was founded in 2000 by award-winning actress and producer Tonya Williams to advance opportunities for Indigenous people and Canadians who are Black, Asian, South Asian and People of Colour in the screen industries by providing professional development and advocating for racial equity in Canadian content and production. Reelworld Screen Institute, a non-profit, provides training programs and presents the acclaimed Reelworld Film Festival, which celebrates stories by racialized Canadians. 

Sacramento Jewish Film Festival

Sacramento Jewish Film Festival

The 25th Sacramento Jewish Film Festival will take place from March 9 through 24, 2024


We will be hybrid again this year, with some films in theaters and some streaming virtually on the secure Elevent platform.

Triad Jewish Film Festival

Triad Jewish Film Festival

The annual Triad Jewish Film Festival (TJFF) presents the best and brightest cinematic moments from Israeli and Jewish cinema, and affords movie-goers the opportunity to see Jewish films that are not readily available in theaters. Our films allow patrons the opportunity to unpack the various scintillating yet often challenging themes that surface as part of the TJFF viewing experience. The high quality of the films and the Jewish themes build community — and lift the human experience in a way no other medium does. Join us for our film festival, both virtual and in person from January 28, 2024, through February 11, 2024.

Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Vancouver Queer Film Festival

The Vancouver Queer Festival is a vibrant space for queer arts, culture, and community. Each year, the Festival showcases dynamic and thought-provoking films from British Columbian filmmakers as well as other Canadian and international directors and storytellers.


The Festival curates films which contextualize and celebrate queer lives and experiences, and which foreground diverse identities in our communities, including narratives by, for, and about Black people, People of Colour, Indigenous people, and folks from across the spectrums of ability, gender, sexuality, and expression. The VQFF is Western Canada’s largest queer arts event the second-largest film festival in Vancouver, and a safer space for 2SLGBTQIA+ people.

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Anchorage International Film Festival

Anchorage International Film Festival

AIFF’s mission is to develop, promote and sustain a film festival that supports new media and independent film making in Alaska and around the world while enriching cultural and entertainment opportunities for Alaskans. Our nonprofit organization continues to play a part in expanding film screening and production opportunities throughout the state.

Central Michigan International Film Festival

Central Michigan International Film Festival

A five-day festival featuring a diverse slate of films from around the world, including drama, comedy, documentaries, shorts, and more. We bring independent film to Central Michigan.

Houston Greek Film Festival

Houston Greek Film Festival

The Houston Greek Film Festival (HGFF) showcases new films from Greek filmmakers, producers and actors from Greece and the diaspora. Featuring both feature-length and shorts, the HGFF aims to promote Greek cinema to Houston and the whole Gulf Coast!

Offshore Art & Film Festival

Offshore Art & Film Festival

Offshore Art & Film Festival is located in Montauk, New York. Through both cinema and art, we aim to add an important voice for environmental progress and ocean sustainability by raising awareness through environmentally focused programming. Our festival will take place July 13th – July 17th , at select locations around the town of Montauk. We are an ‘Art By Day’ and ‘Film By Night’ festival, showcasing art installations during the daylight hours, and screening independent films at sundown. Our submission process is now OPEN, whether you identify as an artist, a filmmaker or both – the time to submit is NOW.

Philadelphia Jewish Film and Media

Philadelphia Jewish Film and Media

Philadelphia Jewish Film and Media (PJFM) creates connection and community through Jewish cinema and digital storytelling. PJFM welcomes everyone to engage with Jewish culture and values through its educational and entertaining year-round programs.

Pipeline Theatre Company

Pipeline Theatre Company

Pipeline makes theater of the imagination. Our company thrives on adventure and believes no story is worth telling without a little risk. We love our villains as much as our heroes, especially in those puzzling moments when we can’t quite tell them apart. Above all, we aim to leave you with stories that stick somewhere in your heart, your brain, or your guts.

qFLIX Family of LGBTQ+ Film Festivals

qFLIX Family of LGBTQ+ Film Festivals

ABOUT US:


Our first festival was in 2014, was 5-days long and screened 35 films, we now produce 4 festivals, with 85 days of programming, and over 300 new and independent LGBTQ+ films from around the world.

All this success has been accomplished by an all-volunteer production team, who have embraced qFLIX’s mission as their own.

As a mission driven family of LGBTQ+ film festivals, we believe that our stories are the soul of our community and are best expressed in the arts. As such, these stories must be shared far and wide. Our stories gathered from around the world, educate, empower, entertain, and inspire a people to move further towards equality, and into a world that is not simply diverse and inclusive, but one that creates a sense of belonging for all LGBTQ+ people.


“One of the TOP 10 LGBTQ+ Film Festivals in the WORLD!” (GayCities News)
“In the TOP 25 COOLEST Film Festivals in the WORLD! (MovieMaker Magazine)


Seattle Jewish Film Festival

Seattle Jewish Film Festival

Seattle Jewish Film Festival (SJFF) is one of the largest and longest-running film festivals in the Pacific Northwest and one of the largest Jewish film festivals in the country. A cornerstone program of the Stroum Jewish Community Center (SJCC), SJFF brings people together from across Washington—and virtually around the globe—to celebrate and showcase the vibrancy and diversity of global Jewish life through cinema to build connections, illuminate perspectives, increase understanding, and offer experiences that amplify profound Jewish experiences for everyone. Follow the Seattle Jewish Film Festival on Facebook @SeattleJFF and Instagram @sjcc.arts.

Tickets and more information at SeattleJFF.org.

St. John's International Women's Film Festival

St. John's International Women's Film Festival

The 33rd annual St. John's International Women's Film Festival takes place from October 19 - 23, 2022 both online and in St. John's, Newfoundland. Tickets will go on sale on September 20th.


Our mission is to increase the awareness of women’s contributions to the film, television and interactive industries, and to provide integral services to these local industries. This includes training young and emerging filmmakers, as well as providing professional development opportunities to our more senior filmmakers, producers and creators. We aim to entertain audiences with a wide variety of engaging, thought-provoking, multi-genre films from here and from around the world, and to showcase St. John’s and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador on an international stage.

Tacoma Sister Cities International Film Festival

Tacoma Sister Cities International Film Festival

The Tacoma Sister Cities International Film Festival is celebrating its 20th Anniversary! For 2022 we will feature films from 8 of our TSC countries, including Norway, Mexico, Croatia, Korea, Cuba, Morocco, Japan, and Taiwan. Our committees are excited to bring you a lineup that includes films both old and new—all critical favorites spanning the past 20 years and showcasing the filmmaking of our sister city countries. Each film showing will feature a cultural demonstration by the presenting committee. Kicking things off on Opening Night will be a special panel of notable Pacific Northwest filmmakers and advocates to speak about filmmaking on the Tacoma side of our Sister City relationships. 

 

OPENING NIGHT PACIFIC NORTHWEST FILMMAKING FORUM

A prestigious panel representing Pacific Northwest filmmaking and the creative economy will kick off our 20th Anniversary with a look at the current state of the art, community, profession, and industry of film here in Tacoma and the PNW. This panel will include Amy Lillard, Executive Director of Washington Filmworks; Ben Andrews, Actor, Director, Producer, and founder of the Seattle Film Summit; Jorge Enrique González Pacheco, Award-winning Poet, Film Industry Professional and founder of the Seattle Latino Film Festival; and Carlos A. Ortiz, Social Entrepreneur, Community Leader, Filmmaker and Chief Storyteller with Zeta-Maya Entertainment. 



All proceeds go toward the TSC Mission and Programs. Important!! Please review the technical requirements for watching the films before purchasing:https://goelevent.reamaze.com/articles/virtual-events-faq

The Actors Studio

The Actors Studio

The Actors Studio is both a place and a philosophy. It is an association of artists who, drawing from this common wellspring, have made enormous contributions to American art. Founded in 1947 in New York City by Elia Kazan, Cheryl Crawford, and Robert Lewis, the Studio began as a place where theatre artists could gather, privately, to explore new and deeper connections to the work.

Theatre SKAM

Theatre SKAM

Theatre SKAM strives, with rigour and discipline, to effect positive social change in our community, to propel the professional careers of a wide range of artists, notably Victoria artists, and especially emerging artists, and to invigorate our community with living contemporary theatre and events that provide varied, inventive and surprising entertainment for audiences in Victoria and on tour.

Vero Beach Film Festival

Vero Beach Film Festival

The Vero Beach Film Festival is a non-profit arts organization that celebrates independent filmmaking and enriches our community, both culturally and economically. We love film because it introduces us to new places, touches our hearts, and can help us to find solutions in these challenging times. We have hosted hundreds of filmmakers from around the globe and screened hundreds of films, from comedies and dramas to documentaries and shorts. During the festival the coastal town of Vero Beach offers red carpet screenings, well attended parties and filmmaker events that support both the independent and student filmmaker.