Queer North Film Festival (QNFF) is currently the only queer film festival in Northern Ontario. QNFF celebrates the diversity of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and two-spirited communities through quality cinema. The festival spans 4 days in June drawing on audiences from across the region. Queer North features film premieres, artist talks, panel discussions and socials that focus squarely on the queer community through screening films and videos from Canada and around the world. Part of QNFF’s mission is to encourage the professional development of Northern Ontario queer film and video artists and support for their work.

Jury Awards:
Best Narrative Short
Best Documentary Short
Best Northern Ontario Film
Best Canadian Film
Best Foreign Film

Audience Choice Awards:
Best of Show
Best Comedy
Best Drama
Best Documentary

Queer North Film Festival will only consider LGBTQ content.
To be considered: pay the required fee, then send a link and password to an online screener to Development@SudburyIndieCinema.com.
You must have the authority to submit the film for Queer North's consideration.

You must have obtained all the necessary rights (including music rights), consents, authorizations and licenses covering the film.

If accepted, an exhibition copy as an MP4 will be required.

Stills, trailers, synopsis, promo material will be requested upon approval. All notifications will come via email or through this site.

Overall Rating
  • Jacob Roberts

    Thank you to the programmers and organizers for your wonderful work.

    June 2022
  • We were so honored to be a part of this festival; what a great group of people to work with! Thank you for including us. We are so impressed with the Sudbury Indie Cinema Coop and wish we had something like it here!

    September 2021
  • Isak Vaillancourt

    Thank you Beth for everything! It was a total blast.

    August 2021
  • Tom Goss

    What an honor to be selected. Thank you for all you do : )

    June 2019
  • Alberto Ferreras

    So grateful and honored to be selected. Thank you!

    June 2019