The Prairie Pride Film Festival (PPFF), presented by Outnebraska, delivers independent films featuring LGBTQA issues to a midwestern audience in the state of Nebraska. In its 11th year the festival continues the tradition of using art to advocate and starting important conversations in an often conservative community.
The 11th year of the festival continues the tradition of using art to advocate and start important community conversations. The PPFF helps OutNebraka EDUCATE, ADVOCATE, and most importantly, CELEBRATE LGBTQ+ culture and community building through activities and programs.
2021's 11th Festival will be presented Virtually in order to continue providing covid-19 safe environments as well as provide entertainment to the entire state of Nebraska. Depending on the situation this summer, festival my become a hybrid of physical/online.
Festival History: Festival was created for the residents of Lincoln, Nebraska to ensure the visibility of LGBTQ stories by OutLinc. Later, OutLinc become OutNebraska as their services moved from local advocacy to the premier statewide LGBTQ advocacy organization.
All submission should be be considered LGBTQA+ (made by or for) in nature. Seeking a wide range of voices and specifically about/by TRANS & POC filmmakers.
To be accessible to all filmmakers we will not be charging a submission fee. Please don't take advantage of this and only submit LGBTQA+ films.
Note: Screening will be geolocked to residents of Nebraska.
*If your film is released physically or online before our dates (November 13-15, 2020), it's not eligible for our festival.
*Feature film is considered anything OVER 45mins
*All short films made between 2018-2021 are eligible
*Short film is considered anything UNDER 45mins
All films will be prescreened and then passed to selection committee for final review. If your film is selected, you will receive a confirmation email.
If your films is not in English, please have subtitles.