North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival
About the Festival
UPDATE: 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. The festival’s programming committees are now taking submissions for the final NCGLFF via the online portal at FilmFreeway.com.
NCGLFF will return to downtown Durham Aug. 15-18, 2019.
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
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.
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…
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)
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."