North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival

About the Festival

NOTE: After 24 years of proudly presenting world class LGBTQIA+ cinema, the North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival (NCGLFF) will be renamed the OutSouth Queer Film Festival in 2020. 

NCGLFF returns to downtown Durham Aug. 15-18, 2019. Apres-Fest takes place August 19-22. To celebrate the final year of NCGLFF, we'll host a special FREE screening of Paris Is Burning in Fletcher Hall on Thursday, August 1 at 8 p.m. 

Film pages and a full schedule of NCGLFF events will be posted online by July 26. Tickets and Ten-Passes go on sale August 1.

The North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival (NCGLFF) is the second largest gay, lesbian and transgender film festival in the Southeast, attracting thousands of patrons yearly. Since its beginning in 1995, the Festival has featured a diverse array of shorts, documentaries and feature films. Discover Durham named the NCGLFF a Signature Event for Durham, the highest honor bestowed on a cultural event or attraction by the organization. The NCGLFF celebrates a worldwide glimpse of today's gay, lesbian and transgender life, helps bring the community together and features entertaining and sophisticated films and filmmaking. 

 
 

NCGLFF Schedule of Events

To celebrate the final year of NCGLFF, we'll host a special FREE screening of Paris Is Burning in Fletcher Hall on Thursday, August 1 at 8 p.m.
The 2019 North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival (NCGLFF) is scheduled for August 15-18. Apres-Fest takes place August 19-22.
Film pages and a full schedule of NCGLFF events will be posted online by July 26. Tickets and Ten-Passes go on sale August 1.

 

Films

Film pages and a full schedule of NCGLFF events will be posted online by July 26. Tickets and Ten-Passes go on sale August 1.  

 

Schedule

 

Film pages and a full schedule of NCGLFF events will be posted online by July 26. Tickets and Ten-Passes go on sale August 1.  

 

No showtimes.

Tickets

The 2019 North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival (NCGLFF) is scheduled for August 15-18. Apres-Fest takes place August 19-22.
Film pages and a full schedule of NCGLFF events will be posted online by July 26. Tickets and Ten-Passes go on sale August 1.  
Please note there is a convenience fee for ordering tickets online or over the phone. 
Fees vary based on ticket type and purchase method. 
 

Be a Part of the Festival's Success

Each year our corporate sponsors, individual donors, local businesses and volunteers come together to make the North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival a celebrated home for gay and lesbian film and filmmakers. Thanks to our supporters' time, energy and financial support, the NCGLFF has grown into a yearly commemoration of today’s gay and lesbian community.

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Individual Donors 

Over the years, many friends of the Festival have supported our efforts while also receiving fun benefits!  If you would like to join us this year, please return this form and payment. 

INDIVIDUAL DONOR OPPORTUNITIES -- CONTRIBUTIONS OF ANY AMOUNT ARE APPRECIATED, AND…

Donors of $1,000 or more will receive benefits in other levels PLUS:
$815 of your donation is tax deductible
➢ A total of twenty Festival ticket vouchers
➢ Two GLFF collectible T-shirts
Admission for an additional two guests (total of four) to the VIP Reception, Filmmakers Brunch, and Filmmakers Party 
Four parking vouchers 
Ticketing assistance so you don’t have to come to Theatre to exchange vouchers  
 
 
Donors of $500 or more will receive benefits at the lower level PLUS:
$450 of your donation is tax deductible
➢ Early entry to films
➢ A total of four Festival ticket vouchers
➢ Admission for two to the Filmmakers Brunch
  Admission for two to the VIP Reception 
 
Donors of $250 or more will receive the following benefits:
$220 of your donation is tax deductible
➢ Two official 2018 NCGLFF Lanyards/Badges identifying you as a Festival donor
➢ Recognition in the 2018 NCGLFF Program Book
➢ Two Festival ticket vouchers
➢ NCGLFF gift bag of swag
➢ Admission for two to the Filmmakers Party

Corporate Sponsors

The Carolina Theatre would like to extend a special thanks to all of our sponsors, without whom we would not be able to present the NCGLFF year after year.  Exposure to thousands of audience members brings a host of benefits.  Please see this chart for details. If you are interested in being a 2019 sponsor or have questions, please email amy [at] carolinatheatre [dot] org.

2018 Festival Sponsors (list in formation)

PRODUCER
BASF
 
DIRECTOR
 
STAR
Woodard Mortgage Group

Business Partners 

Local businesses that want to show off their Durham pride can participate at more accessible levels of support with benefits and visibility to the thousands of Festival-goers. To confirm your Business Partner sponsorship, please return this form by Wednesday, June 19, 2019.


 

Volunteers Make The Difference

The Carolina Theatre could not present the North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival without the steadfast support of our volunteer committees and the volunteers that staff the festival each August.

To volunteer, please register to become a Durham Wayfinder, then sign up for the team "NC Gay & Lesbian Film Festival."

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