VISIT HOUSTON

Texas Film
Festivals

 

January

February

Houston African Film Festival

http://www.houstonafricanfilmfestival.org/

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website) 

Reelabilities: Houston Disabilities Film Festival

http://houston.reelabilities.org/

(Feb. 4, 14-18, 2016 in Houston, TX)  

Boomtown Film and Music Festival

http://www.boomtownfestival.com/

(Festival: Feb. 16-19, 2017 in Beaumont, TX)

Texas Black Film Festival

http://www.texasblackfilmfestival.com

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website) 

Thin Line Film Festival

http://www.thinlinefilmfest.com/

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website) 

Nacogdoches Film Festival

https://www.nacogdochesfilmfestival.org

(Festival: February 24-26, 2017)

Texas Independent Film Festival

http://txfilmfest.com

(Festival: February 26-27, 2016 in Bryan, TX) 

March

South by Southwest Film Festival

http://www.sxsw.com/film

(Festival: Mar. 11-19, 2016 in Austin, TX)

Houston Jewish Film Festival

http://www.erjcchouston.org/filmfest

(Festival: Mar. 5-19, 2017 in Houston, TX)

The Zone Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Race and Film Festival

http://www.thezonescifan.com/

(Festival: Mar. 16-23, 2017 in Houston, TX) 

Victoria TX Independent Film Festival

http://vtxiff.com

(Festival: March 18-21, 2016 in Victoria, TX) 

Houston Latino Film Festival

http://www.houstonlatinofilm.com

(Festival: March 25-27, 2016 in Houston, TX)

April

Dallas International Film Festival

http://www.dallasfilm.org

(Festival: Apr. 14-24, 2016 in Dallas, TX)

Worldfest-Houston Independent Film & Video Festival

https://worldfest.org

(Festival: April 8-17, 2016 in Houston, TX)

Austin Comedy Short Film Festival

http://www.austincomedyshortfilmfestival.com

(Festival: April 19, 2016 in Austin, TX)  

Hill Country Film Festival

http://www.hillcountryff.com

(Festival: April 27-30, 2017 in Fredericksburg, TX)

Queer Hippo International LGBT Film Festival

http://www.queerhippo.com

(Festival: April 28-30, 2017 in Houston, TX)

May

Houston Comedy Film Festival

http://www.houstoncomedyfilmfestival.com

(May 5-7, 2016 in Houston, TX)   

Houston Palestine Film Festival

http://www.hpff.org

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website)   

14 Pews - TBD

http://14pews.org

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website)    

Smithville - TBD

http://www.smithvilletx.org 

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website)

Mountainfilm in Telluride Film Festival

http://www.mountainfilm.org/tour/schedule

(Festival: May 26-29, 2017 in Houston, TX) 

June

ApolloCon

http://www.apollocon.org

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website) 

ATX Television Festival 

http://www.atxfestival.com

(Festival: Jun. 9-12, 2016 in Austin, TX)

Comicpalooza

http://comicpalooza.com

(Festival: June 17-19, 2016 in Houston, TX)   

Oak Cliff Film Festival

http://oakclifffilmfestival.com

(Festival: June 16-29, 2016 in Oak Cliff, TX)

Houston Asian American & Pacific Islander Film Festival

http://haapiff.org

(Festival: June 9-11 & 17-18, 2016 in Houston, TX) 

July

Asian Film Festival of Dallas

http://asianfilmdallas.com

(Festival: July 14-21, 2016 in Dallas, TX)  

Marfa Film Festival

http://www.marfafilmfestival.org

(Festival: July 13-17, 2016 in Marfa, TX)   

San Antonio Film Festival

http://safilm.com/

(Festival: July 25-31, 2016 in San Antonio, TX) 

August

Architecture Center Houston Film Festival

http://aiahouston.org

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website)  

Capital City Black Film Festival

http://www.capcitybff.com/

(Festival: August 25-28, 2016 in Austin, TX) 

Senorita Cinema

http://www.senoritacinema.com

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website) 

Plaza Classic Film Festival

http://plazaclassic.com

(Festival: Aug. 4-14, 2016 in El Paso, TX) 

September

The Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival

http://www.agliff.org

(Festival: Dates Sept. 8-11, 2016 in Austin, TX)

Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival

http://www.gulfcoastfilmfest.com

(Festival: Sept. 23-24, 2016 in Houston, TX)

Third Coast Dance Film Festival

http://thirdcoastdancefilmfestival.wordpress.com

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website) 

Fantastic Fest

http://www.fantasticfest.com

(Festival: Sept. 22-29, 2016 in Austin, TX) 

October

Chick Flicks Film Festival

http://www.wifdallas.org

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website) 

Dallas Videofest

http://www.videofest.org

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website)

Flatland Film Festival

http://flatlandfilmfestival.com

(Festival: Oct. 6-8, 2016 in Lubbock, TX)  

Austin Film Festival 

http://www.austinfilmfestival.com

(Festival: Oct. 13-20, 2016 in Austin, TX) 

Next International Film Festival

http://niffhouston.org/

(Festival: Oct. 12-16, 2016 in Houston, TX)

SplatterFest Horror Film Festival and Convention

http://www.splatterfest.com/

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website) 

San Antonio Horrific Film Fest

http://www.horrificfilmfest.com

(Festival: October 21-23, 2016 in San Antonio, TX)

Indian Film Festival of Houston

http://www.iffhinc.org

(Festival: October 28 & 29, 2016 in Houston, TX)

Venezuelan Film Festival

http://www.venezuelanfilmfest.com/

(Festival: October 2016 in Houston, TX)   

November

Rockport Film Festival

http://www.rockportfilmfest.com

(Festival: Nov. 3-5, 2016 in Rockport, TX)

Lone Star International Film Festival

http://www.lonestarfilmfestival.com/

(Festival: November 10-13, 2016 in Ft. Worth, TX)

Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival and Short Film Competition

http://www.txdisabilities.org/news-events/film-festival/filmfestival-2015/about3

(Festival: Nov. 4-5, 2016 in Austin, TX)  

Housecore Horror Film Festival

http://housecorehorrorfilmfestival.com

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website)     

Houston Cinema Arts Festival

http://cinemartsociety.org

(Festival: Nov. 10-17, 2016 in Houston, TX) 

Cinesol Film Festival

http://www.cinesol.com

(Festival: November 19-20, 2016 in McAllen, TX)

December

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival

http://www.otherworldsaustin.com/

(Festival: Dec. 1-4, 2015 in Austin, TX)