Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (HGLFF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the media arts
as a powerful tool for communication and cooperation among diverse communities by presenting films, videos, and programs by, about, or of interest to the LGBT
(Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) community.
History of the Houston Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Organizations closely associated with movies helped garnish the first HGLFF in 1997. Striving to make the Festival accessible to the entire population of the greater Houston area, the two-week festival has screenings at Landmark Theatres
, Angelika Film Center, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
, Rice Cinema (at Rice University
Art Space, and Aurora Picture Show
The Festival was co-founded by Loris Bradley (formerly of DiverseWorks), Sarah Gish (formerly of Landmark Theatres) and Marian Luntz (still with the Museum of Fine Arts).
Outreach and educational programming
In addition to showing feature films, documentaries, and short videos, the Festival hosts a series of panel discussions, public forums, and other special... Read More