San Antonio Q Fest: The San Antonio LGBTQ International Film Festival is committed to showcasing and bringing awareness of the diverse culture and perspective of the LGBTQ Community to the greater San Antonio area. The festival will feature cinematic works recognizing and celebrating a multicultural world.
San Antonio Q Fest: The San Antonio LGBT International Film Festival is a production of Pride San Antonio. Pride San Antonio is a registered 501 c(3) nonprofit corporation. Pride San Antonio was founded in 2004 as Gay Pride SA by a group of community activists and organizers who wanted to put on a celebration of LGBT PRIDE that was all-inclusive and facilitated the needs of individuals so that individuals can facilitate the needs of a community.
In 2008 members of the Gay Pride SA Board of Directors began exploring the possibility of hosting an annual LGBT film festival and in 2013, members of the Board of Directors of the Pride San Antonio Inc, formerly Gay Pride SA, moved forward and executed Pride SA's Inaugural San Antonio Q Fest.
Pride San Antonio Inc. is operated by an all-volunteer Board of Directors and an all volunteer committee. The events produced by Pride San Antonio Inc. raise money for five local nonprofits and charities For 2019 Pride San Antonio has chosen the following as beneficiaries:
American Veterans For Equal Rights (AVER)-Lone Star Chapter
MCC-Metropolitan Community Church
Rape Crisis Center
Texas A&M LGBTQ
We Are Alive Inc.
Film Submission Fees and Deadlines-
$10.00 (U.S. Dollars) EARLY BIRD by May 15, 2019
$5.00 (U.S. Dollars) EARLY BIRD-STUDENT by May 15, 2019
$20.00 (U.S. Dollars) REGULAR DEADLINE by June 30, 2019
$10.00 (U.S. Dollars) STUDENT REGULAR DEADLINE by June 30, 2019
$40.00 (U.S. Dollars) LATE DEADLINE by July 30, 2019
$15.00 (U.S. Dollars) LATE STUDENT DEADLINE by July 30, 2019
$50.00 (U.S. Dollars) EXTENDED DEADLINE by August 20, 2019
$20.00 (U.S. Dollars) EXTENDED STUDENT DEADLINE by August 20, 2019