Tampa Bay’s longest running LGBTQIA+ film festival is back for a week of cinematic experiences.
The Tampa Bay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (TGLIFF) — which begins today and runs through October 16 — is hosting its 33rd annual event, with a jam-packed schedule of films, videos and events.
Films from the Tampa Bay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival are screened in five theaters on both sides of the bay.
- AMC Sundial 151 2nd Ave N, Saint Petersburg
- Florida Museum of Photographic Arts 400 N Ashley Dr., Tampa
- green light cinema 221 2nd Avenue N, Saint Petersburg
- Postcard Inn 6300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach
- Tampa Theater 711 N Franklin St., Tampa
Tickets for TGLIFF are available now and start at $15 for single-film passes. The festival also offers value packages, including a quad pass for $45, a full festival pass for $160, and a full access pass for $250, which includes the access to parties, a selection of free cocktails, private online access to all movies and more. Virtual viewing options are also available.
Films slated for this year include the narrative feature “Thanks to Her,” “Youtopia,” “The Sixth Reel,” “Lonesome,” “The Butterfly Queen,” and more. Special event nights include a Spotlight and Film for Women Night, a Short Documentary Night and a Queer Comedy Live Stream.
The complete film schedule is available here.
Since its inception over three decades ago, the Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival has presented thousands of films to the LGBTQIA+ communities of Tampa Bay. What started as an extension of Tampa’s Pride is now an annual commitment to LGBTQIA+ art accessibility.