August Events...

  • Antwerp Queer Arts Festival
  • Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival
  • Bentonville Film Festival
  • Birmingham SHOUT Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
  • California Independent Film Festival
  • East Village Queer Film Festival
  • Edinburgh International Television Festival
  • Fantasia Festival
  • FilmPride
  • Flame Con
  • Florida Film Festival
  • Glasgow Short Film Festival
  • Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
  • Houston Qfest
  • Locarno International Film Festival
  • Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival
  • Macon Film Festival
  • Melbourne International Film Festival
  • Molodist: Kyiv International Film Festival
  • Norwegian International Film Festival
  • ORLANDO: identity, relationships, opportunities
  • Outshine Film Festival - Virtual
  • Rainbow Reel Tokyo
  • Rhode Island International Film Festival
  • Sarajevo Film Festival
  • Sundance London
  • Taiwan International Queer Film Festival
  • Taos Pride Film Festival
  • The Palace International Film Festival
  • Vancouver Queer Film Festival
  • ​​Brighton Rocks International Film Festival
Pride Films and Plays Film Festival

Pride Films and Plays Film Festival

This Quarter's Theme: Lesbian Film!

Hosted in Uptown, Chicago, Pride Films and Plays Film Festival is a quarterly film festival focusing on inclusion in the LGBTQ+ spectrum. Each quarter’s film festival is dedicated to the different members of the LGBTQ+ spectrum and offers queer folks the opportunities to tell their stories in an inclusive and celebratory way.

Pride Films and Plays Film Festival is open to all films, globally, as long as they follow LGBTQ+ themes.

If you have any questions, email with "Film Festival" in the subject line.

Every film selected to screen at Pride Films & Plays Lesbian Film Festival will be provided with Official Selection Laurels.

Winners in each category will be provided with additional winner’s laurels after the closing of the festival.

Best of Fest (Audience Choice Award, all films in competition)
Best Picture
Best Editing
Best Director
Best Music Video (if applicable)
Best Performance
Best Cinematography

The Best of Fest winner will receive one free Pride Films & Plays Film Festival statuette, along with winners laurels, an official certificate, and two comp tickets to Pride Films & Plays next show).

Other winners may order a statuette for themselves and their team, for a fee including shipping.

All winners receive a digital certificate, ready to print.