October Events...

  • Africa in Motion Film Festival
  • AltFest New York
  • Austin Film Festival
  • Barcelona International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
  • Beijing Queer Film Festival
  • BFI London Film Festival
  • Cambridge Film Festival
  • Canberra International Film Festival
  • Chicago International Film Festival
  • Cine Movilh
  • Cineffable
  • Curta Cinema
  • Fabulous Independent Film Festival
  • Filmfest homochrom
  • Gender Bender
  • LesGaiCineMad
  • Level Ground Film Festival
  • Mix Copenhagen
  • Morelia International Film Festival
  • NewFest
  • Out for Blood
  • Perlen – Queer Film Festival Hannover
  • Pink Season
  • Portland Queer Film Festival
  • Queer Film Fest Weiterstadt
  • Queer-Streifen Regensburg
  • QueerFilmFest Rostock
  • Rome Film Festival
  • São Paulo International Film Festival
  • The Springfield MA - LGBT Film Festival
  • Tokyo International Film Festival
  • Uppsala International Short Film Festival
  • Vermont International Film Festival
  • Viennale
  • Vinokino Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Outburst Queer Arts Festival

Outburst Queer Arts Festival

Friday, 09 November 2018 until Saturday, 17 November 2018

The Annual OUTBURST Queer Arts Festival brings you eight days of world class and new local theatre, performance, film, visual art and discussion, celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender creativity in venues across the city of Belfast. The festival showcases international and homegrown talent, with the aim of sharing and exploring LGBT experiences and bringing exciting, entertaining and challenging new work to the Belfast stage.


2018 programme...

My Big Queer Outburst Diary

Artist in Residence: Gemma Hutton We can’t think of a better performer for our first ever Outburst Residency! Gemma Hutton: comedian, actor, hostess, Bangorian Queertopian mama and all round...

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FERAL QUEER CAMP With Alyson Campbell & Stephen Farrier

Queer@Queen’s seeking participants for Queer Camp! Be part of a new group who will consider: how we learn (from each other) about what makes performance queer; how we talk...

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Queer@Queen’s 2018: Queering Education

Queer@Queen’s is our annual programme of talks, panel discussions, performances and screenings that bring cutting edge developments in queer studies, especially around queer art and performance, beyond the academy. Each...

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Poetry Jukebox: Hour by Hour

Nothing can be done but by inches. I write out my life hour by hour, word by word . . . imagining the existence of something uncreated this poem,...

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Loved: Stories of Passion and Acceptance

Curated for Outburst by DuoVision and the Artcetera Gallery, LOVED by Charlie Hunter and Mike Wyeld documents the experiences of Belfast’s Bear community and explores the Bear community’s global...

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Barbara Hammer

My work makes these invisible bodies and histories visible. As a lesbian artist, I found little existing representation, so I put lesbian life on this blank screen, leaving a...

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We are thrilled to mark the launch of OUTLAWS – a new, ongoing collaborative illustration and storytelling project between Outburst Arts and illustrators Mel Carroll (founder and director of...

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