VISIT HOUSTON

Texas Film
Festivals

 

January

Bayou City Horror Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/BayouCityHorrorFilmFest

(Festival: January 18, 2019 in Katy, TX)  

25th Houston Iranian Film Festival

https://www.mfah.org

(Festival: Jan. 19-28, 2018 in Houston, TX)  

 

February

Third Coast Dance Film Festival

http://thirdcoastdancefilmfestival.wordpress.com

(Festival: Date TBD in Houston, TX) 

Inspire Film Festival

http://www.inspirefilmfest.com/

(Festival: Feb. 14-18, 2019 in The Woodlands, TX)

Bechdel Film Festival

http://14pews.org

(Festival: Feb. 15-22, 2018 in Houston, TX)

Texas Independent Film Festival

https://www.txindyfilmfest.com/

(Festival: Feb. 16-17, 2018 in College Station,TX)

Reelabilities Film Festival Houston 

http://www.reelabilitieshouston.org/

(Festival: Feb. 18-22, 2018 in Houston, TX) 

Nacogdoches Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/NacogdochesFilmFestival

(Festival: Feb. 21-23, 2019 in Nacogdoches, TX)

Festival De Cine Latino Americano

http://fdcla.org

(Festival: Feb. 23-25, 2018 in Denton, TX)

Prison City Film Festival

http://prisoncityfilmfestival.com

(Festival: Feb. 27 - Mar. 2, 2019 in Huntsville, TX)

 

March

South by Southwest Film Festival

http://www.sxsw.com/film

(Festival: Mar. 8-16, 2019 in Austin, TX)

Houston Latino Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/HoustonLatinoFilmFestival

(Festival: Mar. 22-25, 2018 in Houston, TX)

The Zone Space Citys Sci Fan Film Race and Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/TheZONESciFan

(Festival: Mar. 25-27, 2018 in Houston, TX) 

Houston Jewish Film Festival

http://www.erjcchouston.org/filmfest

(Festival: Mar. 30 - Apr.10, 2019 in Houston, TX)

 

April

Worldfest-Houston Independent Film & Video Festival

https://worldfest.org

(Festival: Apr. 5-14, 2019 in Houston, TX)

Victoria TX Independent Film Festival

http://vtxiff.com

(Festival: Apr. 5-8, 2018 in Victoria, TX) 

Houston Comedy Film Festival

http://www.houstoncomedyfilmfestival.com

(Festival: April 14, 2018 in Houston, TX)   

Boomtown Film and Music Festival

http://www.boomtownfestival.com/

(Festival: Apr. 18-20, 2019 in Beaumont, TX)

Thin Line Fest

http://thinline.us/

(Festival: Apr. 18-22, 2018 in Denton, TX)

Queer Hippo International LGBT Film Festival

http://www.queerhippo.com

(Festival: Apr. 20-22, 2018 in Houston, TX)

Hill Country Film Festival

http://www.hillcountryff.com

(Festival: Apr. 25-28, 2019 in Fredericksburg, TX)

13th Latin Wave: New Films from Latin America

https://www.mfah.org/latinwave

(Festival: Apr. 26-29, 2018 in Houston, TX)

 

May

National Black Film Festival

http://nationalblackfilmfestival.com

(Festival: May 1-4, 2019 in Houston, TX)

Dallas International Film Festival

http://www.dallasfilm.org

(Festival: May 3-10, 2018 in Dallas, TX)

Houston Palestine Film Festival

http://www.hpff.org

(Festival: May 11-26, 2018 in Houston, TX)   

ApolloCon

http://www.apollocon.org

(Festival: May 13, 2018 in Houston, TX)    

Smithville - TBD

http://www.smithvilletx.org 

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website)

Comicpalooza Film Festival

http://comicpalooza.com

(Festival: May 25-27, 2018 in Houston, TX)   

Annual MoutainFIlm Festival

https://www.mountainfilm.org/festival

(Festival: May 25-28, 2018 in Houston, TX)

Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival

http://www.ocahouston.org/

(Festival: May. 31 - Jun. 8, 2018 in Houston, TX)

 

June

Literally Short Film Festival

http://www.literallyshort.com

(Festival: Jun. 6-10, 2018 in Houston, TX)

ATX Television Festival 

http://www.atxfestival.com

(Festival: Jun. 7-10, 2018 in Austin, TX)

Oak Cliff Film Festival

http://oakclifffilmfestival.com

(Festival: Jun. 14-17, 2018 in Oak Cliff, TX)

 

July

CineFestival

http://www.guadalupeculturalarts.org/cinefestival

(Festival: Jul. 5-8, 2018 in San Antonio, TX)  

Houston Caribbean Film Festival

http://www.houstoncaribbeanfilmfestival.org/

(Festival: Jul. 6-8, 2018 in Houston, TX)

Marfa Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/MarfaFilmFestival

(Festival: Jul. 11-15, 2018 in Marfa, TX) 

Asian Film Festival of Dallas

http://asianfilmdallas.com

(Festival: Jul. 19-26, 2018 in Dallas, TX)  

QFest Film Festival

http://www.q-fest.com/

(Festival: Jul. 26-30, 2018 in Houston, TX)  

 

August

San Antonio Film Festival

http://safilm.com/

(Festival: Aug. 1-5, 2018 in San Antonio, TX) 

Plaza Classic Film Festival

http://plazaclassic.com

(Festival: Aug. 2-12, 2018 in El Paso, TX)

Rush Process Festival

http://rushprocess.org/events/

(Festival: Aug. 17-18, 2018 in Houston, TX) 

Capital City Black Film Festival

http://www.capcitybff.com/

(Festival: Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, 2018 in Austin, TX) 

 

September

Venezuelan Film Festival

http://www.venezuelanfilmfest.com/

(Festival: Fall 2018 in New York)   

The Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival

http://www.agliff.org

(Festival: Dates Sept. 6-9, 2018 in Austin, TX)

Austin Comedy Short Film Festival

http://www.austincomedyshortfilmfestival.com

(Festival: September 16, 2018 in Austin, TX)  

Flatland Film Festival

http://flatlandfilmfestival.com

(Festival: Sept. 20-22, 2018 in Lubbock, TX)  

Fantastic Fest

http://www.fantasticfest.com

(Festival: Sept. 20-27, 2018 in Austin, TX)

Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival

http://www.gulfcoastfilmfest.com

(Festival: Sept. 21-22, 2018 in Houston, TX)

 

October

Indian Film Festival of Houston

http://www.iffhinc.org

(Festival: Oct. 4-6, 2018 in Houston, TX)

Galveston Island Film Festival & Conference

https://www.galvestonislandfilmfestivalandconference.com

(Festival: Oct. 5-7, 2018 in Galveston, TX)

MPAC Film Festival 

https://mpac-arts.org/

(Festival: Oct. 11-13, 2018 in Houston, TX)

Dallas Videofest 31

https://filmfreeway.com/DallasVideoFest

(Festival: Oct. 11-14, 2018 in Dallas, TX)

Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival and Short Film Competition

http://www.txdisabilities.org/news-events/film-festival/filmfestival-2017/about5

(Festival: Oct. 19-20, 2018 in Austin, TX) 

San Antonio Horrific Film Fest

http://www.horrificfilmfest.com

(Festival: Oct. 19-21, 2018 in San Antonio, TX)

Next International Film Festival

http://niffhouston.org/

(Festival: Oct. 24-27, 2018 in Houston, TX)

Austin Film Festival 

http://www.austinfilmfestival.com

(Festival: Oct. 25 - Nov. 1, 2018 in Austin, TX) 

 

November

Rockport Film Festival

http://www.rockportfilmfest.com

(Festival: Nov. 1-4, 2018 in Rockport, TX) 

Lone Star International Film Festival

http://www.lonestarfilmfestival.com/

(Festival: Nov. 7-11, 2018 in Ft. Worth, TX)

Houston Cinema Arts Festival

http://cinemartsociety.org

(Festival: Nov. 8-12, 2018 in Houston, TX) 

West Texas Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/WestTexasFilmFestival

(Festival: Nov. 15-17, 2018 in Odessa, TX)  

Cinesol Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/CineSolFilmFestival

(Festival: Nov. 16-18, 2018 in McAllen, TX) 

 

December

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival

http://www.otherworldsaustin.com/

(Festival: Dec. 6-9, 2018 in Austin, TX)