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Monday, June 20, 2016


Deadline: June 27, 2016

Submissions are open for the 6th annual Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (August 19-28 2016) here in South Africa. The DGLFF is now the longest running LGBT film festival in Africa since the significant downscaling/closure of the renowned Out-in-Africa South African Gay & Lesbian Film Festival.

“As a small but vibrant volunteer-driven project, the DGLFF has continued to manage to keep the platform alive with talent and LGBT experiences from all over the globe for over five years now. We remain an important bedrock of queer culture and a safe space on an African continent rife with homophobia, transphobia and hate crimes against LGBT people,” explains festival director Jason Fiddler.

Participation in the Festival not only exposes filmmakers' work to new audiences, but also expands on the stories and highlighting of issues so very necessary for change on the continent. The DGLFF works with virtually no budget but manages to deliver a qualitative audience experience coupled with a significant media campaign.

Submissions close June 27, 2016.

For submission forms contact festival director Jason Fiddler on 078 189 5430 or 031 811 0959 or email:

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