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For Our 33rd Virtual & In Person Film Festival
Submissions are now open for 2022.
Earlybird submissions by 06/17, Regular deadline 07/15, Late deadline 08/05
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33rd Annual Film Festival October 7 - 16, 2022


3rd Annual Transgender Film Festival • March 2023


Saturday Church – (Queer in Color and A-List Screening)

June 10, 2022

A 14-year-old boy, struggling with gender identity and religion, begins to use fantasy to escape his life in the inner city and find his passion in the process.  You can…

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2nd Annual Queer in Color

May 27, 2022

JUNE 17th – JUNE 19th Presented by GILEAD (Virtual and In-Person Screenings) The films in TIGLFF’s 2nd Annual QUEER IN COLOR Festival cover a wide range of perspectives and experiences…

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Suzanne Westenhoefer

An Afternoon with Suzanne Westenhoefer!

May 12, 2022

WELCOME BACK TO LIFE!   The Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is proud to welcome back SUZANNE WESTENHOEFER for one great afternoon of comedy, camaraderie, and community. …

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May 3, 2022

Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are groomed by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S.  You can watch the trailer here. D.E.B.S.  is our fourth…

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Our 31th year included 26 feature films from 12 different countries across the world, 39 Shorts delivered in 6 programs and 8 documentary films; appealing to diverse interests and filmgoers.  This year's festival is sure to please!

The Festival is our time to laugh and cry together; be it not in the same room, and to be awed, touched, moved, and turned on; to share in original stories from across the globe that are relatable and strange, hilarious and devastating, infuriating and heart-warming. With the Festival we get exclusive premieres of the stories that matter to us, and we get to experience them in one another’s presence. This is a special time indeed.