Film Festivals & Events

April

Calgary Underground Film Festival (Calgary, Alberta

South East European Film Festival (LA) April – May

 

May

True/False Film Fest (Columbia, Missouri) May 5-9, 2021

Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival (Toronto) May 21-June 30

 

June

Lower East Side Film Festival (New York) June 18-29

Doxa Film Festival (Vancouver) June

Banff Media Festival (Banff, Alberta)

Cannes Marché du Film (Cannes, France) June 22-26

Nantucket Film Festival (Nantucket, Massachusetts) June 23-30

Frameline44 Pride Showcase (Concord, California) June 25-28

Sheffield Doc/Fest and Marketplace (Sheffield, UK) June – November

 

July

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival at Your Cinema (Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic) July 3 – 11

Nevertheless Film Festival (Ann Arbor, Michigan) July 9-12

St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase (St. Louis) July 10-19

Japan Cuts: Festival of New Japanese Film (New York City) July 17-30

Classic French Film Festival (St. Louis) July 17-23

Israel-Jewish International Film Festival (Ocean, NJ) July 19-August 13

Gimli Film Festival (Gimli, Manitoba, Canada) July 21-26

Indy Shorts International Film Festival (Indianapolis) July 21-26

Frontières Co-Production Market (Montreal, Canada) July 23-26

Cordillera International Film Fest (Reno, Nevada) July 23-26

NewFilmmakers LA Monthly Film Festival – InFocus: Canadian Cinema (Los Angeles) July 25

From Italy with Laughter: A Comedy Film Festival — Online with the IIC Los Angeles (Los Angeles) July 31-September 5

 

August

Greenpoint Film Festival (Brooklyn, NY) August 1-9

Hip Hop Film Festival (NY) August 6-9BMO IFFSA Toronto (Toronto) August 6-16

Bentonville Film Festival - Women-directed, POC, LGBTQ (Bentonville, Arkansas) August 10-16

Women Texas Film Festival (Dallas, Texas) August 13-16

Locarno Film Festival (Locarno, Switzerland) Various dates in August

Florida Film Festival (Maitland, Florida) August 8-20

Sarajevo Film Festival (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina) August 14-21

Vancouver Queer Film Festival (Vancouver, Canada)

Night Visions (Helsinki, Finland) August 19-22

NewFilmmakers LA Monthly Film Festival – InFocus: California Cinema, Los Angeles Storytellers and International Animation (Los Angeles) August 22

CineCina iFest (New York) July 7-August 31

Fantasia International Film Festival (Montreal) August 20-September 2

BlackStar Film Festival (Philadelphia, PA) August 20-26

Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival (LA) August 20-30

American Black Film Festival (Miami Beach, FL) August 21-30

Sidewalk Film Festival (Birmingham, AL) August 24-30

Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART) (Hong Kong) August 27-29

 

September

Dances with Films (LA) August 27-September 6

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival September 24-October 31

Venice International Film Festival (Venice, Italy) September 2-12

Harlem International Film Festival (New York) September 10-13

Loudoun Arts Film Festival (Leesburg, VA) End of August-September 19

San Francisco Documentary Film Festival (San Francisco) September 3-20

Toronto International Film Festival (Toronto) September 10-20

DC Shorts International Film Festival (Washington, D.C.) September 10-23

New York Latino Film Festival (The Bronx) September 14-20

Brooklyn Science Fiction Film Festival September 14-20) Brooklyn, New York

Mammoth Lakes Film Festival (Mammoth Lakes, CA) September 16-20

Frameline44 (San Francisco) September 17-27

Atlanta Film Festival (Atlanta, GA) September 17-27

Catalina Film Festival (Long Beach) September 18-27

Doc5 Middleburg (Middleburg, VA) September 22-26

Urbanworld Film Festival (New York, NY) September 23-27

Deep in the Heart Film Festival (Waco, TX) September 24-27

Boston Film Festival (Boston) September 24-27

Global Peace Film Festival (Winter Park, FL) September 21-October 4

Athens International Film Festival (Athens, Greece) September 23-October 4

Celebration of Fantastic Fest (Austin, TX) September 24-October 1

Out on Film (Atlanta, GA) September 24-October 3

Zurich Film Festival (Zurich, Switzerland) September 24-October 4

Vancouver International Film Festival (Vancouver, BC) September 24-October 7

Calgary International Film Festival (September 24-October 4) Calgary, Alberta

Imagine This Women’s Film Festival (Brooklyn, NY) September 25-October 4

AFI Latin American Film Festival (Silver Spring, MD) September 25–October 7

Woodstock Film Festival (Woodstock, NY) September 30-October 4

Films Across Borders (Washington, DC) September 24-October 31

 

October

Chesapeake Film Festival (Easton, Maryland) October 1-4

Moscow International Film Festival (Moscow) October 1-8

GI Film Festival San Diego (San Diego) October 1-2

Festival of Cinema NYC (Queens, New York) October 1-4

Camden International Film Festival (Camden, Maine) October 1-12

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival October 1-15

Asian American International Film Festival (New York) October 1-11

Inside Out (Toronto) October 1-11

Awareness Festival (Los Angeles) October 1-11

GlobeDocs Film Festival (Boston) October 1-12

Beyond Fest (Los Angeles) October 2-8

Georgia Latino Film Festival (Norcross, Georgia) October 2-8

WYO Film Festival (Sheridan, Wyoming) October 2-4

Louisiana Film Prize (Shreveport, Louisiana) October 2-10

Coalition of South Asian Film Festivals (N America) October 3-17

BFI London Film Festival October 7-18

GEMS Miami Film Festival (Miami) October 8-11

BendFilm Festival (Bend, Oregon) October 8-11

Heartland International Film Festival (Indianapolis) October 8-18

Hamptons International Film Festival (East Hampton, NY) October 8-14

Satisfied Eye International Film Festival (Epsom, UK) October 9-11

Canneseries (France) October 9-14

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (Hot Springs, AK) October 9-17

FILM-COM 2020 and FILMOLUTION (Nashville) October 10-18

Lumière Festival (Lyon, France) October 10-18

MIPCOM (Cannes, France) October 12-15

NALIP Media Fest (Los Angeles) October 14-16

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival (Santa Fe, NM) October 14-18

Stareable Fest (New York) October 14-18

Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival and Symposium (Washington, D.C.) October 14-18

Chicago International Film Festival (Chicago) October 14-25

Film Fest 919 (Chapel Hill, North Carolina) October 14-31

Nordic International Film Festival (New York) October 15-20

SOHO International Film Festival (New York) October 15-22

San Diego International Film Festival (San Diego) October 15-20

Middleburg Film Festival (Middleburg, Virginia) October 15-18

AFI Fest (Los Angeles) October 15-22

Meet the Press Film Festival (Los Angeles) October 15-22

Montclair Film Festival (Montclair, New Jersey) October 16-25

Home Is Distant Shores Film Festival (Cary, North Carolina) October 16-24

Tallgrass Film Festival (Wichita, Kansas) October 16-25

NewFest (New York) October 16-27

Busan International Film Festival (Busan, South Korea) October 21-30

Austin Film Festival (Austin, TX) October 22-29

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival (Toronto) October 20-25

LA Brazilian Film Festival (Los Angeles) October 21-25

Virginia Film Festival (Charlottesville, Virginia) October 21-25

Bushwick Film Festival (Brooklyn) October 21-25

Indie Memphis Film Festival (Memphis, Tennessee) October 21-29

SCAD Savannah Film Festival (Savannah, Georgia) October 24-31

New York City Drone Film Festival (New York) October 25

Asian Contents & Film Market (Busan, South Korea) October 26-28

Moving Parts Film Festival (LA) Septemper 26-27

Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (Jihlava, Czech Republic) October 27-November 1

Raindance Film Festival (London) October 28-November 7

Peachtree Village International Film Festival (Atlanta) October 29-November 1

For its 15th edition, the festival will offer a virtual program

Japan Connects Hollywood (Los Angeles) October 30-November 1

Tokyo International Film Festival (Tokyo) October 31-November 9

 

November

Glimmerglass Film Days (Cooperstown, NY) November 5-11

St. Louis International Film Festival (St. Louis, MO) November 5-22

Louisville International Film Festival (Louisville, KY) November 5-7

AMPLIFY! (UK) November 6-22

American Film Market (Santa Monica, California) November 9-13

HollyShorts Film Festival (Los Angeles) November 9-15

TIFFCOM (Tokyo) November 4-6

DOC NYC (New York) November 11-19

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (Tallinn, Estonia) November 13-November 29

Northern Virginia International Film & Music Festival (Fairfax, Virginia) November 16-21

Key West Film Festival (Key West, Florida) November 18-22

CUFF.Docs Documentary Film Festival (Calgary, Alberta) November 25-December 1

Sweded Festival for Creative Re-Creations (Pittsburgh, PA) Beginning November 30

 

December

Whistler Film Festival (Whistler, British Columbia) December 1-20

DC Chinese International Film Festival (Washington, D.C.) December 7-13