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. This inaugural year, the festival will span 4 days in June drawing crowds from across the region with film premieres, artist talks, panel discussions and parties that focus squarely on queer-themed 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 Canadian Film
Best Northern Ontario 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 will be accepted in DCP, blu-ray, or digital download. Stills, trailers, synopsis, promo material will be requested upon approval. All notifications will come via email.

Overall Rating
  • Lois Norman

    So honoured to have my Creative Documentary She is Juiced have a full screening at Queer North: our first Canadian 'outing'! What a powerhouse of fun and creativity this festival is, mainly because of course, of The Wonder That is Beth! Thank you Sudbury eh?! Lois xxx

    August 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Lois- you are truly a gem.