VISIT HOUSTON

Texas Film
Festivals

 

January

25th Houston Iranian Film Festival

https://www.mfah.org

(Festival: Jan. 19 - Feb. 3, 2018 in Houston, TX)  

 

February

Third Coast Dance Film Festival

http://thirdcoastdancefilmfestival.wordpress.com

(Festival: Date TBD in Houston, TX) 

Bechdel Film Festival

http://14pews.org

(Festival: Feb. 15-17, 2018 in Houston, TX)

Inspire Film Festival

http://www.inspirefilmfest.com/

(Festival: Feb. 15-19, 2018 in The Woodlands, TX)

Reelabilities Film Festival Houston 

http://www.reelabilitieshouston.org/

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

Texas Black Film Festival

http://www.texasblackfilmfestival.com

(Festival: Feb. 19-24, 2017 in Dallas, TX) 

Festival De Cine Latino Americano

http://fdcla.org

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

Nacogdoches Film Festival

https://www.nacogdochesfilmfestival.org

(Festival: Feb. 24-26, 2017 in Nacogdoches, TX)

Texas Independent Film Festival

http://txfilmfest.com

(Festival: Dates N/A - check website) 

 

March

Prison City Film Festival

http://prisoncityfilmfestival.com

(Festival: Mar. 1-3, 2018 in Huntsville, TX)

Houston Jewish Film Festival

http://www.erjcchouston.org/filmfest

(Festival: Mar. 3-18, 2018 in Houston, TX)

South by Southwest Film Festival

http://www.sxsw.com/film

(Festival: Mar. 9-17, 2018 in Austin, TX)

The Zone Space Citys Sci Fan Film Race and Film Festival

http://www.thezonescifan.com/

(Festival: Mar. 22-29, 2017 in Houston, TX) 

Houston Latino Film Festival

http://www.houstonlatinofilm.com

(Festival: Mar. 23-26, 2017 in Houston, TX)

Houston Black Film Festival

http://houstonblackfilmfest.com

(Festival: Mar. 27-31, 2018 in Houston, TX)

 

April

Victoria TX Independent Film Festival

http://vtxiff.com

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

Houston Comedy Film Festival

http://www.houstoncomedyfilmfestival.com

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

Thin Line Fest

http://thinline.us/

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

Boomtown Film and Music Festival

http://www.boomtownfestival.com/

(Festival: Apr. 19-21, 2018 in Beaumont, TX)

Queer Hippo International LGBT Film Festival

http://www.queerhippo.com

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

Worldfest-Houston Independent Film & Video Festival

https://worldfest.org

(Festival: April 20-29, 2018 in Houston, TX)

13th Latin Wave: New Films from Latin America

https://www.mfah.org/latinwave

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

Hill Country Film Festival

http://www.hillcountryff.com

(Festival: April 26-29, 2018 in Fredericksburg, TX)

 

May

Houston Palestine Film Festival

http://www.hpff.org

(Festival: May, 2018 in Houston, TX)   

National Black Film Festival

http://nationalblackfilmfestival.com

(Festival: May 2-5, 2018 in Houston, TX)

Dallas International Film Festival

http://www.dallasfilm.org

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

ApolloCon

http://www.apollocon.org

(Festival: May 13, 2017 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)   

Telluride MoutainFIlm Festival

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

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

 

June

Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival

http://www.ocahouston.org/

(Festival: Jun. 1-10, 2017 in Houston, TX)

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)

Houston Caribbean Film Festival

http://www.houstoncaribbeanfilmfestival.org/

(Festival: Jun. 22-23, 2018 in Houston, TX)

 

July

Austin WebFest

http://www.austinwebfestival.com

(Festival: July 2, 2017 in Austin, TX) 

CineFestival

http://www.guadalupeculturalarts.org/cinefestival

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

Marfa Film Festival

http://www.marfafilmfestival.org

(Festival: July 12-16, 2017 in Marfa, TX) 

Asian Film Festival of Dallas

http://asianfilmdallas.com

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

QFest Film Festival

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

(Festival: July 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)

Flicks by Chicks WIFD Film Festival

http://www.wifdallas.org

(Festival: Aug. 17-20, 2017 in Dallas, TX) 

Rush Process Festival

http://rushprocess.org/events/

(Festival: Aug. 18-19, 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: September 2017 in New York)   

Senorita Cinema

http://www.senoritacinema.com

(Festival: September 2017 in Houston, TX) 

The Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival

http://www.agliff.org

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

Umbria in Sugar Land (Italian Film Festival)

http://www.umbriainsugarland.com

(Festival: Sept. 27 - Oct. 1 2017 in Sugar Land, TX)

 

October

Galveston Island Film Festival & Conference

https://www.galvestonislandfilmfestivalandconference.com

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

DocuFest/Dallas Videofest

http://www.videofest.org

(Festival: Oct. 5-8, 2017 in Dallas, TX)

Indian Film Festival of Houston

http://www.iffhinc.org

(Festival: Oct. 6-7, 2017 in Houston, TX)

Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival and Short Film Competition

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

(Festival: Oct. 13-14, 2017 in Austin, TX) 

Flatland Film Festival

http://flatlandfilmfestival.com

(Festival: Oct. 19-21, 2017 in Lubbock, 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. 25-28, 2017 in Houston, TX)

Austin Film Festival 

http://www.austinfilmfestival.com

(Festival: Oct. 26 - Nov. 2, 2017 in Austin, TX) 

 

November

Rockport Film Festival

http://www.rockportfilmfest.com

(Festival: Nov. 2-4, 2017 in Rockport, TX) 

Lone Star International Film Festival

http://www.lonestarfilmfestival.com/

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

West Texas Film Festival

http://westtexasfilm.org

(Festival: November 8-11, 2017 in Odessa, TX)  

Houston Cinema Arts Festival

http://cinemartsociety.org

(Festival: Nov. 9-13, 2017 in Houston, TX) 

Austin Comedy Short Film Festival

http://www.austincomedyshortfilmfestival.com

(Festival: November 14 & 15, 2017 in Austin, TX)  

Cinesol Film Festival

http://www.cinesol.com

(Festival: Nov. 18-19, 2017 in McAllen, TX) 

 

December

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival

http://www.otherworldsaustin.com/

(Festival: Dec. 7-10, 2017 in Austin, TX)