VISIT HOUSTON

Texas Film
Festivals

 

January

27th Houston Iranian Film Festival

https://www.mfah.org

(Festival: January 17-19 & 25-26, 2020 in Houston, TX)  

Denton Black Film Festival

http://dentonbff.com

(Festival: January 22-26, 2020 in Denton, TX)

South Texas Underground Film Festival (STUFF)

http://www.stuftx.org

(Festival: January 23-26, 2020 in Corpus Christi, TX)  

ReelPoetry Houston Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/REELpoetry2020

(Festival: January 24-26, 2020 in Houston, TX)

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

https://cechouston.org/2019/10/16/wild-scenic-film-festival-on-tour-2020/

(Festival: January 28-29, 2020 in Houston, TX)

  

February

Reelabilities Houston Film & Arts Festival 

http://www.reelabilitieshouston.org/

(Festival: February 11-20, 2020 in Houston, TX) 

Inspire Film Festival

http://www.inspirefilmfest.com/

(Festival: February 13-17, 2020 in The Woodlands, TX)

Nacogdoches Film Festival

https://www.nacogdochesfilmfestival.com/home.html

(Festival: February 20-22, 2020 in Nacogdoches, TX)

Prison City Film Festival

http://prisoncityfilmfestival.com

(Festival: Feb. 26-29, 2020 in Huntsville, TX)

 

March

South by Southwest Film Festival

http://www.sxsw.com/film
UPDATE: CANCELLED

(Festival: March 13-21, 2020 in Austin, TX)

Bayou City Horror Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/BayouCityHorrorFilmFest

(Festival: March 15, 2020 in Houston, TX)  

Brilliant Women In Film Film Festival

http://www.brilliantwomeninfilm.com/

(Festival: March 19-21, 2020 in Houston, TX)

4th Annual Houston Latino Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/HoustonLatinoFilmFestival

(Festival: March 19-22, 2020 in Houston, TX)

Houston Jewish Film Festival

http://www.erjcchouston.org/filmfest

(Festival: Mar. 21 - Apr.1, 2020 in Houston, TX)

Thin Line Fest

http://thinline.us/

(Festival: March 25-29, 2020 in Denton, TX)

 

April

Best Little Horror Con in Texas

https://www.bestlittlehorrorconintexas.com

(Festival: April 11-12, 2020 in Houston, TX)

Dallas International Film Festival

http://www.dallasfilm.org

(Festival: April 16-23, 2020 in Dallas, TX)

Worldfest-Houston Independent Film & Video Festival

https://worldfest.org

(Festival: April 17-26, 2020 in Houston, TX)

Houston Comedy Film Festival

http://www.houstoncomedyfilmfestival.com

(Festival: April 18, 2020 in Houston, TX)

Houston Palestine Film Festival

http://www.hpff.org

(Festival: Apr. 24- May. 4, 2020 in Houston, TX)   

Boomtown Film and Music Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/BoomFest

(Festival: Apr. 30 - May. 2, 2020 in Beaumont, TX)

Latin Wave: New Films from Latin America

https://www.mfah.org/latinwave

(Festival: Apr. 30 - May. 3, 2020 in Houston, TX)

 

May

Hill Country Film Festival

http://www.hillcountryff.com

(Festival: May 7-10, 2020 in Fredericksburg, TX)

Bechdel Film Festival

http://bechdelfilms.com/

(Festival: May 15-17, 2020 in Houston, TX)

National Black Film Festival

http://nationalblackfilmfestival.com

(Festival: May 20-23, 2020 in Houston, TX)

Victoria TX Independent Film Festival

http://vtxiff.com

(Festival: May 21-24, 2020 in Victoria, TX) 

Comicpalooza Film Festival

http://comicpalooza.com

(Festival: May 22-24, 2020 in Houston, TX)   

 

June

Queer Hippo International LGBT Film Festival

http://www.queerhippo.com

(Festival: June 1, 2019 in Houston, TX)

Literally Short Film Festival

http://www.literallyshort.com

(Festival: June 3-7, 2020 in Houston, TX)

ATX Television Festival 

http://www.atxfestival.com

(Festival: June 4-7, 2020 in Austin, TX)

Oak Cliff Film Festival

http://oakclifffilmfestival.com

(Festival: June 4-7, 2020 in Oak Cliff, TX)

Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival

http://www.haapifest.com

(Festival: June 20-28, 2019 in Houston, TX)

 

July

CineFestival

http://cinefestival.org/2018/

(Festival: July 11-14, 2019 in San Antonio, TX)  

Asian Film Festival of Dallas

http://asianfilmdallas.com

(Festival: July 16-23, 2020 in Dallas, TX)  

QFest Film Festival

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

(Festival: July 23-27, 2020 in Houston, TX)  

San Antonio Film Festival

http://safilm.com/

(Festival: Jul. 28 - Aug. 2, 2020 in San Antonio, TX) 

Plaza Classic Film Festival

http://plazaclassic.com

(Festival: Jul. 30 - Aug. 9, 2020 in El Paso, TX)

 

August

The Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival

http://www.agliff.org

(Festival: August 6-9, 2020 in Austin, TX)

Wild and Scenic Film Festival

https://www.bayoulandconservancy.org/wild-and-scenic-film-festival

(Festival: August 29, 2019 in Houston,TX) 

Capital City Black Film Festival

http://www.capcitybff.com/

(Festival: Aug. 30 - Sept. 1, 2019 in Austin, TX) 

 

September

Festival De Cine Latino Americano

http://fdcla.org

(Festival: September 4-6, 2020 in Fort Worth, TX)

South Texas International Film Festival

https://stxiff.com/

(Festival: September 4-7, 2019 in Edinburg, TX)   

Flatland Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/FlatlandFilmFestival

(Festival: September 24-26, 2020 in Lubbock, TX)  

Fantastic Fest

http://www.fantasticfest.com

(Festival: Sept. 24 - Oct. 1, 2020 in Austin, TX)

Fandemic Comic Convention Tour

www.fandemictour.com

(Festival: Setember 25-27, 2020 in Houston, TX)

Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival

http://www.gulfcoastfilmfest.com

(Festival: September 27-28, 2019 in Houston, TX)

 

October

Galveston Island Film Festival & Conference

https://www.galvestonislandfilmfestivalandconference.com

(Festival: October 3-5, 2020 in Galveston, TX)

Dallas VideoFest DocuFest

http://www.videofest.org/

(Festival: October 3-6, 2019 in Dallas, TX)

Indian Film Festival of Houston

http://www.iffhinc.org

(Festival: October 4-5, 2019 in Houston, TX)

Next International Film Festival

http://niffhouston.org/

(Festival: October 21-24, 2020 in Houston, TX)

Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival and Short Film Competition

https://filmfreeway.com/ctdfilmfest

(Festival: October 1-31, 2020 in Austin, TX) 

San Antonio Horrific Film Fest

http://www.horrificfilmfest.com

(Festival: October 18-20, 2019 in San Antonio, TX)

Austin Film Festival 

http://www.austinfilmfestival.com

(Festival: October 22-29, 2020 in Austin, TX) 

Rockport Film Festival

http://www.rockportfilmfest.com

(Festival: Oct. 31 - Nov. 03, 2019 in Rockport, TX) 

 

November

Senorita Cinema Festival

http://www.senoritacinema.com/

(Festival: November 1-3, 2019 in Houston, TX)

Houston Greek Film Festival

http://houstongreekfilmfestival.com

(Festival: November 13-15, 2020 in Houston, TX) 

Lone Star Film Festival

http://www.lonestarfilmfestival.com/

(Festival: November 4-8, 2020 in Ft. Worth, TX)

Houston Cinema Arts Festival

http://cinemartsociety.org

(Festival: November 12-16, 2020 in Houston, TX) 

West Texas Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/WestTexasFilmFestival

(Festival: November 21-23, 2019 in Odessa, TX)  

La Vida Es Cortos (Life Is Shorts) Short Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/LaVidaEsCortos

(Festival: November 21-24, 2019 in Houston, TX)  

Cinesol Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/CineSolFilmFestival

(Festival: November 21-22, 2020 in McAllen, TX) 

 

December

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival

http://www.otherworldsaustin.com/

(Festival: December 3-6, 2020 in Austin, TX)