Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival
The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival is a Sunshine State spectacle featuring over 100 films from around the world, lavish parties with celebrity guests, and unforgettable moments made even more cinematic by the stunning South Florida sunset. Next festival dates: November 3-12, 2023.
Arts Accelerator Film Festival
Instead of submitting films, creative teams compete to write and shoot original short films in three days, from concept to completion. Festival winners will be compiled into a feature-length “South Florida Emerging Filmmakers” showcase for global distribution. Next festival dates: films shot between August 24-27, 2023; films screened at Savor Cinema on September 23, 2023.
OUTshine Film Festival
OUTshine’s mission is to inspire, entertain, and educate; encouraging a sense of community through international and culturally diverse film, video, and other media that offer historical and contemporary perspectives on the LGBTQ+ experience. Next festival dates: October 19-29, 2023.
Popcorn Frights Film Festival
Popcorn Frights is the largest genre film event in Southeast US and has been named one of “The World’s 50 Best Genre Festivals” by MovieMaker Magazine, one of “The Best Horror Festivals in the World” by Dread Central, and one of “Florida’s Best Film Festivals” by the Sun-Sentinel. This community event brings the best of genre cinema in all its forms to an enthusiastic and appreciative audience. Next festival dates: August 10-20, 2023.