Selected German Film Festivals

Queerscope - Independent German Queer Film Festivals

QueerScope - Independent German Queer Film Festivals
Eschenstr. 14
18057 Rostock
Germany
http://www.queerscope.de

Year of Foundation 2016

Event Date from 01 March 2021 till 15 December 2021

Event Date throughout the year

in different cities, Germany

International Competition

Sections QueerScope is a national cooperation platform of LGBTIQ* film festivals in Germany, each programmed by individual teams and with different program structures. Most of them screen international and national feature and short films and accept submissions throughout the year.

Category Documentary, Short, Feature

Terms of Entry individual event dates, regulations and deadlines:

March:
styxX - queer short film festival Munich

May:
Freiburg Lesbian Film Days

August:
Queer Film Festival Oldenburg

September:
Queergestreift Konstanz

October:
queerfilm festival Bremen
Hamburg International Queer Film Festival (deadline: July)
Perlen - Queer Film Festival Hanover
Pride Pictures Karlsruhe
Queer Film Festval Munich (deadline: July)
Queer-Streifen Regensburg
QueerFilmFest Rostock (deadline: September)
QUEER Film Fest Weiterstadt (deadline: June)

November:
GSC Filmfest Bad Wörishofen
Queerstreifen Münster

December:
Berlin Lesbian Non-Binary Filmfest (BLN) (deadline: Sept.)
Gay Film Festival Freiburg
QueerFilmFestival Esslingen (deadline: July)

Genre Drama, Comedy, LGBTQ, Documentary Films, Short Films

Subtitles English subtitles recommended

Format DCP

Registration Deadline individual deadlines by festival

Attendance Figures 30,000

Prizes/Awards each festival has its own awards, in addition:

QUEERSCOPE DEBUT FILM AWARD (Best First Feature)
selected by the Queerscope festivals

QUEERSCOPE SHORT FILM FUNDING
support for queer short film projects by filmmakers in Germany (up to 2,500 Euro)
Deadline: 1 August 2021

Evaluation The Queerscope festival network was founded to share experiences, guests, screening prints, subtitles etc. between individual festivals with the common goal to present the best of queer cinema to regional audiences. It is funded by the federal government.

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