VISIT HOUSTON

Texas Film
Festivals

 

January

Houston Gospel Music Video & Film Festival

https://www.hgagfilmfest.com

(Festival: January 22-23, 2021 in Houston, TX - Virtual)

South Texas International Film Festival

https://stxiff.com/

(Festival: January 22-31, 2021 in Edinburg, TX)   

27th Houston Iranian Film Festival

https://www.mfah.org

(Festival: January 22 - Febraury 7, 2021 in Houston, TX - Virtual)

Denton Black Film Festival

http://dentonbff.com

(Festival: Jan. 27 - Feb. 1, 2021 in Denton, TX - Virtual)

Houston Cinema Arts Festival

http://cinemartsociety.org

(Festival: Jan. 28 - Feb. 2, 2021 in Houston, TX) 

  

February

Inspire Film Festival

http://www.inspirefilmfest.com/

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

Reelabilities Houston Film & Arts Festival 

http://www.reelabilitieshouston.org/

(Festival: February 16-24, 2021 in Houston, TX) 

Nacogdoches Film Festival

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

UPDATE: 2021 CANCELLED

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

Prison City Film Festival

http://prisoncityfilmfestival.com

(Festival: February 24-27, 2021 in Huntsville, TX)

ReelPoetry Houston Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/REELpoetry2021

(Festival: Februaty 24-28, 2021 in Houston, TX - Virtual)

Houston Jewish Film Festival

http://www.erjcchouston.org/filmfest

(Festival: Feb.28 - Mar.11, 2021 in Houston, TX)

 

 

March

Bayou City Horror Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/BayouCityHorrorFilmFest

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

South by Southwest Film Festival

http://www.sxsw.com/film

(Festival: March 16-20, 2021 in Austin, TX - Virtual)

Houston Latino Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/HoustonLatinoFilmFestival

(Festival: March 23-27, 2022 in Houston, TX)

Thin Line Fest

http://thinline.us/

(Festival: March 23-28, 2021 in Denton, TX)

 

April

South Texas Underground Film Festival (STUFF)

http://www.stuftx.org

(Festival: April 8 - 11, 2021 in Corpus Christi, TX) 

Best Little Horror Con in Texas

https://www.bestlittlehorrorconintexas.com

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

Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival

https://worldfest.org

(Festival: April 22-25, 2021 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

National Black Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/NationalBlackFilmFestival

(Festival: May 5-8, 2021 in Houston, TX)

Wild and Scenic Film Festival

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

(Festival: May 11-15, 2020 in Houston,TX) 

Comicpalooza Film Festival

http://comicpalooza.com

(Festival: May 22-23, 2021 in Houston, TX)   

 

June

Queer Hippo International LGBT Film Festival

http://www.queerhippo.com

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

Oak Cliff Film Festival

http://oakclifffilmfestival.com

(Festival: June 3-6, 2021 in Oak Cliff, 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 10-13, 2021 in Austin, TX)

Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival

http://www.haapifest.com

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

Dallas International Film Festival

https://dallasfilm.org/diff

(Festival: June 25 - July 2, 2021 in Dallas, 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)  

Brilliant Women In Film Film Festival

http://www.brilliantwomeninfilm.com/

(Festival: July 17, 2021 in Houston, TX - Virtual)

Hill Country Film Festival

http://www.hillcountryff.com

(Festival: Jul. 29 - Aug. 1, 2021 in Fredericksburg, TX)

QFest Film Festival

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

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

Plaza Classic Film Festival

http://plazaclassic.com

(Festival: Jul. 29 - Aug. 8, 2021 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)

 

September

Festival De Cine Latino Americano

http://fdcla.org

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

Flatland Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/FlatlandFilmFestival

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

Fantastic Fest

http://www.fantasticfest.com

(Festival: Sept. 23-30, 2021 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

Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival and Short Film Competition

https://filmfreeway.com/ctdfilmfest

(Festival: October 1 - 31, 2021 in Austin, TX) 

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)

12th Indian Film Festival of Houston

http://www.iffhinc.org

(Festival: Postponed - Houston, TX)

Next International Film Festival

http://niffhouston.org/

(Festival: October 21-24, 2020 in Houston, 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 21-28, 2021 in Austin, TX) 

Bechdel Film Festival

http://bechdelfilms.com/

(Festival: October 22-24, 2021 in Houston, TX)

Victoria TX Independent Film Festival

http://vtxiff.com

(Festival: Oct.22 - Nov.1, 2021 in Victoria, TX - Virtual) 

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 12-14, 2021 in Houston, TX) 

Lone Star Film Festival

http://www.lonestarfilmfestival.com/

(Festival: November 4-7, 2021 in Ft. Worth, 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 20-21, 2021 in McAllen, TX) 

 

December

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival

http://www.otherworldsaustin.com/

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

Capital City Black Film Festival

http://www.capcitybff.com/

(Festival: Dec. 4-6, 2020 in Austin, TX - Virtual) 

San Antonio Film Festival

http://safilm.com/

(Festival: Dec. 9-13, 2020 in San Antonio, TX - Virtual)