identities. Vienna's International Queer Film Festival was inspired by B. Ruby Rich's legendary article about the New Queer Cinema in Sight and Sound. DV8-Film founded the Vienna home base for Queer Cinema in 1994.
identities. Vienna's Queer Film Festival has grown to the second largest international film event in the city with 8 packed festival days of films, events and fun in Austria's beautiful capital.
identities – Vienna’ s International Queer Film Festival - considers films and videos of all genres by, about and of interest to lesbians, gay men, bisexual, transgendered, queer people. Main focus of identities. festival programming is on gender identity and diversity, making different and less presented topics, issues and genres visible and accessible.
Queer Films are internationally acclaimed, successful and by no means only meant for a specific "target audience". Unfortunately they hardly ever make it to Austrian screens by means of distribution. Therefore, enthusiastic Viennese audiences wait all year to see festival films that make their premiers at identities.
identities. - FESTIVAL AWARDS:
Jury Award - Competition - € 1,000
Best feature length film
fiction or documentary
Best Feature Film
Best Short Film - € 500
As a logical development of the continuously growing festival and off-year activities, identities. increases cineastic and social diversity with its distribution arm of DV8-Films. Due to popular and film business demands, the festival started to release selected queer films in Austria in January 2006.
**THERE IS NO FEE TO SUBMIT TO THIS FESTIVAL**
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