Kansas City Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
OUT HERE NOW: The Kansas City LGBT Film Festival is one of the Midwest's most visible and highly-regarded LGBT film festivals and the city's oldest and best-attended community film program. Our festival spans eight days and, in 2018, we screened 61 films from around the world with record attendance
We are especially proud of our long standing commitment to showcasing timely, independent films by, for about the LGBT community as well as shining a light on the works of emerging filmmakers from around the world with our appreciative audiences here in the Heartland of America.
We also have a special outreach to showcase the works of LGBT filmmakers who are natives and/or current residents of Missouri & Kansas.
To learn more about us, we encourage you to look over our 2018 line-up at our website.
In addition to the films chosen by the jury as our Opening Night, Closing Night and Centerpiece Selections, the festival bestows these special honors with honorariums to filmmakers.
• Celebration of Courage Award - Narrative Feature
• Celebration of Courage Award - Documentary
• Celebration of Courage Award - Short Film
• Best Narrative Feature
• Best Documentary
• Best Dramatic Short
• Best Comedy Short
• Best Foreign-Language Short
• Best Youth-Themed Short
• Best Short Documentary
• Best Short Film (under 10 minutes)
There are additional jury and audience awards for outstanding performances and outstanding ensemble