VISIT HOUSTON

Texas Film
Festivals

 

January

South Texas International Film Festival

stxiff.com

(Festival: January 22-30, 2021 in Edinburg, TX)   

Houston Festival of Films from Iran

iranfesthouston.eventive.org

(Festival: Jan.22 - Feb.7, 2021 in Houston, TX - Virtual)

Denton Black Film Festival

dentonbff.com

(Festival: January 26-30, 2022 in Denton, TX)

South Texas Underground Film Festival (STUFF)

stuftx.org

(Festival: January 27-30, 2022 in Corpus Christi, TX) 

 

February

Inspire Film Festival

inspirefilmfest.com

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

Reelabilities Houston Film Festival 

reelabilitieshouston.org

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

Prison City Film Festival

prisoncityfilmfestival.com

(Festival: February 23-26, 2022 in Huntsville, TX)

ReelPoetry Houston Film Festival

filmfreeway.com/REELpoetry2021

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

 

March

South by Southwest Film Festival

sxsw.com

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

Houston Latino Film Festival

filmfreeway.com/HoustonLatinoFilmFestival

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

Thin Line Fest

thinline.us

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

 

April

Houston Jewish Film Festival

houstonjewish.org

(Festival: April 6, 2022 in Houston, TX)

Best Little Horror Con in Texas

thebestlittlehorrorconintexas.com

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

WorldFest Houston 

worldfest.org

(Festival: April 16-25, 2021 in Houston, TX)

Houston Palestine Film Festival

hpff.org

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

Battle for The Arts Sealy 

filmfreeway.com/botasealy/

(Festival: Apr. 29- May. 1, 2022 in Sealy, TX)   

Boomtown Film and Music Festival

filmfreeway.com/BoomFest

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

Latin Wave: New Films from Latin America

mfah.org/calendar/series/latin-wave

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

 

May

Houston Comedy Film Festival

filmfestivalcircuit.com/houston-comedy-film-festival

(Festival: May 1, 2021 in Houston, TX)

National Black Film Festival

nationalblackfilmfestival.com

(Festival: May 4-7, 2022 in Houston, TX) 

Wild and Scenic Film Festival

bayoulandconservancy.org/wild-and-scenic-film-festival

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

Houston Gospel Music Video & Film Festival

hgagfilmfest.com

(Festival: May 21-22, 2021 in Houston, TX - Virtual)

 

June

Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival

ocahouston.org/haapifest

(Festival: June 3-13, 2021 in Houston, TX)

ATX Television Festival 

atxfestival.com

(Festival: June 11-20, 2021 in Austin, TX)

Oak Cliff Film Festival

2021.oakclifffilmfestival.com

(Festival: June 24-27, 2021 in Oak Cliff, TX)

Houston Horror Film Festival

HoustonHorrorFilmFest.com

(Festival: June 25-27, 2021 in Houston, TX)

Houston Underwater Film Festival (HUFF)

hups.org/huff

(Festival: June 26-27, 2021 in Houston, TX)

 

July

Asian Film Festival of Dallas

asianfilmdallas.com

(Festival: July 2021 in Dallas, TX)  

CineFestival

guadalupeculturalarts.org/cine-festival

(Festival: July 7-11, 2021 in San Antonio, TX)  

 Brilliant Women In Film Film Festival

brilliantwomeninfilm.com

(Festival: July 17, 2021 in Humble, TX)

Comicpalooza Film Festival

comicpalooza.com

(Festival: July 17-18, 2021 in Houston, TX)  

Hill Country Film Festival

hillcountryff.com

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

Plaza Classic Film Festival

plazaclassic.com

(Festival: Jul. 29 - Aug. 8, 2021 in El Paso, TX)

 

August

San Antonio Film Festival

safilm.com

(Festival: August 5-8, 2021 in San Antonio, TX) 

Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival - aGLIFF

agliff.org

(Festival: Aug.26 - Sept.6 , 2021 in Austin, TX)

 

September

Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival

gulfcoastfilmfest.com

(Festival: September, 2021in Houston, TX)

Festival De Cine Latino Americano SOUTH

filmfreeway.com/FestivalDeCineLatinoAmericano

(Festival: September 17-19, 2021 in Corpus Christi, TX)

Flatland Film Festival

huca.org/flatland-film-festival-2020

(Festival: September 23-25, 2021 in Lubbock, TX)  

QFest

q-fest.com

(Festival: September 23-27, 2021 in Houston, TX) 

Fantastic Fest

fantasticfest.com

(Festival: September 23-30, 2021 in Austin, TX)

Fandemic Comic Convention Tour

fandemictour.com

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

 

October

Dallas VideoFest 

videofest.org

(Festival: October 7, 2021 in Dallas, TX)

Dallas International Film Festival

dallasfilm.org

(Festival: October 8-15, 2021 2021 in Dallas, TX)

Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival 

txdisabilities.org

(Festival: October 15-16, 2021 in Austin, TX) 

Next International Film Festival

niffhouston.org

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

Literally Short Film Festival

filmfreeway.com/LiterallyShortFilmFestival

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

Austin Film Festival 

austinfilmfestival.com

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

Indian Film Festival of Houston

iffhinc.org

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

Bechdel Film Festival

bechdelfilms.com

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

Nacogdoches Film Festival

nacogdochesfilmfestival.com

(Festival: October 23, 2021 in Nacogdoches, TX)

Zeal Reel Micro Short Film Festival 

filmfreeway.com/ZealReelCompetition

(Festival: October 28, 2021 in Houston, TX) 

 

November

Galveston Island Film Festival & Conference

galvestonislandfilmfestivalandconference.com

(Festival: November 6, 2021 in Galveston, TX)

Rockport Film Festival

rockportfilmfestival.com

(Festival: November 11-4, 2021 in Rockport, TX) 

Lone Star Film Festival

lonestarfilmfestival.com

(Festival: November 11-14, 2021 in Ft. Worth, TX)

Houston Cinema Arts Festival

cinemahtx.org

(Festival: November 11-22, 2021 in Houston, TX) 

Houston Greek Film Festival

filmfreeway.com/HoustonGreekFilmFestival

(Festival: November 12-14, 2021 in Houston, TX) 

Cinesol Film Festival

cinesol.com

(Festival: November 20-21, 2021 in McAllen, TX) 

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

filmfreeway.com/lavidaescortos

(Festival: November 26-28, 2021 in Houston, TX)  

 

December

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival

otherworldsfilmfest.com

(Festival: December 2-12, 2021 in Austin, TX) 

Capital City Black Film Festival

capcitybff.com

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