This year’s lineup of special events includes Prom Queens, Drag Queens and everything in between! What is a film festival a without a few parties? As the East Coast’s largest LGBT film festival, QFest brings the best events and entertainment to the hottest venues in Philadelphia. Whether you are looking for some glamorous Prom Night […]


Free Preview Screening

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QFEST is pleased to announce a FREE Preview Screening of Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s Wednesday, May 22, 7:30pm, Ritz at the Bourse. Preceded by Happy Hour at Positano Coast, 212 Walnut St, 2nd Floor from 5-7pm Cash Bar with drink specials • $5 Wine by the Glass – Several Selections • $4 Beer – […]

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Interns Wanted

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Philadelphia QFest, is currently seeking two eager and enthusiastic interns to fill the positions of (a) Guest Travel Coordinator (b) Print Traffic Coordinator for the period Tuesday May 28 – Friday, July 26, 2013. For further details, or to submit your resume with a cover letter please contact Carol Coombes, Managing Director,

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Struck by Lightning

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“Why is it that some people are selfish by nature and others have to be selfish just to survive?” Poor, complex, underappreciated Carson. At a mere seventeen years of age, this overachiever has a bright future that he meticulously planned for himself, but there was one huge thing he never saw coming! Meet Carson in […]

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According to a popular saying, “there is no such thing as bad press”. Really? It all depends on who you ask. In the documentary film Sellebrity (which premiered at the 2012 SXSW Festival), the viewer gains intimate access to A-list celebrities (most notably Jennifer Aniston, Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez plus the painfully honest Sir […]

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Love Free or Die

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Gene Robinson wants more in the name of love, so much so that he would rather Love Free or Die. This award-winning documentary debuted at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and tells the courageous story of Robinson, who in 2003 was the first openly gay (and partnered) Bishop elected by the Episcopal Church in New […]

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QFest Partner Hotels!

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SPEND THE DAY WATCHING FILMS!   ENJOY THE NIGHT PARTYING!  STAY OVERNIGHT AT ONE OF THE QFest 2013 OFFICIAL FESTIVAL HOTELS! When you book hotel accommodations for this year’s summer film festival, please take advantage of special room rates at QFest 2013 “Host Hotels” by following the directions or contacting the properties directly and using the […]

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Philly-Centric Films!

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This year’s Philadelphia QFest is sure to please everyone, especially the locals, as this year’s lineup boasts many connections to the City of Brotherly Love. Who doesn’t love seeing their favorite hangouts and hot spots up on the big screen? Festival attendees will enjoy several films featuring plenty of Philadelphia scenery and maybe even some […]

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The 2014 Philadelphia QFest Postponed

Philadelphia Cinema Alliance, the festival’s presenting organization, announces postponement as well as plans for a late fall mini-festival. Click here to read the full press release

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