Queer Movie Nights is a showcase of LGBTQI+ films which takes place in Athens, Greece. The first festival took place in May 2022 and centres around the International Day Against Homophobia. Feature films, documentaries and short films are screened at the festival. The festival is organised by Antivirus LGBTQI+ Free Press Magazine.
Το φεστιβάλ Queer Movie Nights είναι μια παρουσίαση LGBTQI+ ταινιών στην Αθήνα. Το πρώτο φεστιβάλ διοργανώθηκε το Μάιο 2022 και έγινε με αφορμή τη Διεθνή Ημέρα κατά της Ομοφοβίας. Στο φεστιβάλ παρουσιάζονται ταινίες μεγάλου μήκους, ντοκιμαντέρ και ταινίες μικρού μήκους. Το φεστιβάλ διοργανώνεται από το LGBTQI+ Free Press περιοδικό Antivirus.
Audience Award Best International Short Film
Audience Award Best Greek Short Film
Audience Award Best Feature Film
- The festival welcomes LGBTQI+ films from all over the world.
- We accept films with a production date of 2022 and later.
- The limit between shorts and features is set at 50min. (anything <50mins is considered short, everything >50mins is a feature)
- You can submit only via FilmFreeway.
- Given the current status of the announced venues equipment digital files would be highly preferable over DCP's and optical discs.
Here follows the official Rules & Terms, :
The Festival screens, on a predetermined schedule films, that fulfill the conditions of participation and are submitted validly within the deadlines set and announced. Participants must submit one copy of the film in their screening format, as filed in the application form.
The Festival is organized once a year, with the duration and the participants' selection and the screenings' programme all subject to the absolute choice of the Production Team.
Films of racist, pedophile or other content, offending human dignity or supporting any discrimination against individuals or groups of people based “on racial or ethnic origin, religious or other beliefs, disability, age or sexual orientation” as well as films violating any third parties lawful rights including Intellectual Property rights are not eligible for participation in the Festival.
The Festival selects a number of films from all validly submitted entries to the distinctive competition sections of the Festival.
With the submission of an application form for a film, participants, both director(s) and producer(s) unconditionally accept the terms of present and allow the use of excerpts or the entire film by the organizers for publicity and archive purposes of the Festival only. Any other use of the film is subject to the prior consent of the director and producer.
The Festival bears no liability for any loss or damage of the audiovisual and other material submitted by film applicants, may not request any entry fees from them and may not pay any screening fees to any film participant.
The Production Team of the Festival may cancel at any time the event, provided that the circumstances render its realization unfeasible.