Festivals by Name

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Festival City Dates 2017 Status
&Proud Yangon LGBT Film Festival Yangon January 26 – 29 Finished
9 Film Fest Bangkok December 15 – 17 Still to come

A

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
A Long Week of Short Films Festival Shanghai No dates for 2017
A Night of Horror International Film Festival Sydney November 23 – December 4 In progress
Abhimani Queer Film Festival Colombo June 18 – 22 Finished
Across Asia Youth Film Festival Singapore March 24 Finished
Active Vista International Human Rights Film Festival Manila November 22 – December 10 In progress
Adelaide Film Festival Adelaide October 5 – 15 Finished
Aichi International Women’s Film Festival Aichi September 6 – 10 Finished
All Lights India International Film Festival TBA
Antenna Documentary Film Festival Sydney October 10 – 15 Finished
Asia Peace Film Festival (Pakistan) Islamabad September 18 – 20 Finished
Asia Web Award Seoul August 19 Finished
Asian American International Film Festival (USA) New York July 26 – August 5 Finished
Asian Film Festival Berlin (Germany) Berlin October 7 – 14 Finished
Asian Film Festival of Dallas (USA) Dallas July 13 – 20 Finished
Asian World Film Festival (USA) Los Angeles October 25 – November 2 Finished
Asiana International Short Film Festival Seoul November 2 – 7 Finished
Austin Asian Film Festival (USA) Austin December 7 – 10 Still to come
Australian International Animation Festival Wagga Wagga May 12 – 14 Finished

B

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Bali International Film Festival Bali September 24 – 30 Finished
Bangalore Queer Film Festival Bangalore February 24 – 26 Finished
Beijing International Film Festival Beijing April 16 – 23 Finished
Beijing Queer Film Festival Beijing November 1 – 5 Finished
Below Five Zero Film Festival TBA
Bengaluru International Film Festival Bangalore February 2 – 9 Finished
Binisaya Film Festival Cebu City September 22 – 30 Finished
Borneo Eco Film Festival Kota Kinabalu September 22 – 24 Finished
Boston Asian American Film Festival(USA) Boston October 19 – 22 Finished
Brisbane Queer Film Festival Brisbane March 10 – 19 Finished
Bucheon International Animation Festival Bucheon October 20 – 24 Finished
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival Bucheon July 13 – 23 Finished
Busan International Film Festival Busan October 12 – 21 Finished
Busan International Kids & Youth Film Festival Busan July 12 – 18 Finished
Busan International Short Film Festival Busan April 29- May 1 Finished
Busan Universiade for Digital Contents Busan December 1 – 3 Still to come
Byron Bay International Film Festival Byron Bay October 6 – 15 Finished

C

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Canberra International Film Festival Canberra October 26 – November 5 Finished
Canberra Short Film Festival Canberrra September 13 – 17 Finished
Cambodia International Film Festival Cambodia March 4 – 9 Finished
Capricorn Film Festival Gladstone October 24 – 29 Finished
Catholic Film Festival Seoul October 26 – 29 Finished
Cebu International Documentary Film Festival Cebu September 11 – 15 Finished
Chennai International Film Festival Chennai January 5 – 12 Finished
Charlotte Asian Film Festival (USA) Charlotte May 26 – 27 Finished
Chicago Asian American Film Showcase (USA) Chicago March 31 – April 12 Finished
Chicago South Asian Film Festival (USA) Chicago September 29 – October 1 Finished
Chinese Documentary Film Festival Hong Kong September 9 – October 19 Finished
Cinema Rehiyon Film Festival Manila August 22 – 27 Finished
Cinéfest Oz Film Festival Various Cities August 23 – 27 Finished
Cinemanila International Film Festival Manila TBA
Cinema One Originals Manila November 12 – 21 Finished
CineFilipino Film Festival
Manila March 2018
Cinemalaya
Manila August 4 – 13 Finished
Cine Kasimanwa: The Western Visayas Film Festival Various Cities December 1 – 17 Still to come
CNEX Documentary Film Festival Taipei September 22 – October 5 Finished
CMS Vatavaran: Environment & Wildlife Film Festival and Forum New Delhi November 2 – 6 Finished

D

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Delhi International Film Festival Delhi December 4 – 9 Still to come
Delhi International Queer Theatre and Film Festival Delhi December 9 – 10 Still to come
Dhaka International Film Festival Dhaka January 12 – 20 Finished
Dharamsala International Film Festival Dharamsala November 2 -5 Finished
Disorient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon (USA) Oregon April 21 – 23 Finished
DMZ Korean International Documentary Film Festival Goyang September 21 – 28 Finished
Documentary EDGE Festival Various Cities May 10 – June 5 Finished
Docs Port Incheon Incheon November 2 – 5 Finished

E

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
EBS International Documentary Festival Seoul August 23 – 27 Finished
EigaSai – The Japanese Film Festival Various cities July 1 – August 29 Finished

F

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Facine 24 (USA) San Francisco October 20 – 22 Finished
Fantastic Planet Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Film Festival Sydney November 23 – December 4 In progress
Far East Film Festival (Italy) Udine April 21 – 29 Finished
Festival de Cine Paz Mindanao Zamboanga November 30 – December 3 Still to come
Festival Film Dokumenter Yogyakarta December 9 – 15 Still to come
Film Bazaar Mumbai November 20 – 24 Finished
Film Festival for Women’s Rights Seoul September 20 – 24 Finished
Film SouthAsia Kathmandu November 2 – 5 Finished
Five Flavours Film Festival (Poland) Warsaw November 15 – 22 Finished
Flickerfest International Short Film Festival Sydney January 6 – 15 Finished
Focus on Asia International Film Festival Fukuoka Fukuoka September 15 – 24 Finished
Freedom Film Fest Saitama September 2 – 9 Finished

G

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Great Indian Film and Literature Festival Bhopal & Gurgaon TBA
Green Film Festival Seoul Seoul May 18 – 24 Finished
Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival Taipei April 7 – 16 Finished
Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival Guangzhou December 11 – 14 Still to come
Gwangju International Film Festival Gwangju TBA

H

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Handle Climate Change Film Festival Shenzhen TBA
Han Cine – Korean Film Festival (Argentina) Buenos Aires Septiembre 7 – 13 Finished
Hanoi International Film Festival Hanoi TBA
Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival Gympie October 5 – 8 Finished
Hong Kong International Film Festival Hong Kong April 11 – 25 Finished
Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Hong Kong September 9 – 24 Finished
Human Rights Arts & Film Festival Various Cities May 4 – June 3 Finished
Human Rights Human Dignity International Film Festival Yangon June 14 – 19 Finished

I

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
IAFOR Documentary Film Award Kobe TBA
India Film Project Ahmedabad September 30 – October 1 Finished
Indonesian Film Festival Melbourne April 8 – 13 Finished
International Animation Festival Hiroshima No dates for 2017
International Children´s Film Festival of India Mumbai November 14 – 20 Finished
International Children’s Film Festival Dhaka January 24 – 30 Finished
International Chinese Film Festival Sydney TBA
International Chinh India Kids Film Festival & Forum New Delhi November 9 – 14 Finished
International Documentary & Short Film Festival of Kerala Trivandrum June 16 – 20 Finished
International Experimental Film & Video Festival in Seoul Seoul July 13 – 20 Finished
International Film Festival of India New Delhi November 20 – 28 In progress
International Film Festival of Kerala Kerala December 8 – 14 Still to come
International Film Festival of Prayag Allahabad February 16 – 19 Finished
International Film Festival of Shimla Shimla September 2 – 3 Finished
International Film Festival of Thrissur Thrissur February 3 – 9 Finished
International Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival Kuala Lumpur October 23 – 29 Finished
International Short & Independent Film Festival Dhaka Dhaka TBA
International Student Film and Video Festival of Beijing Film Academy Beijing October 22 – 29 Finished
Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival (USA) Ithaca April 20 – 22 Finished

J

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Jaipur International Film Festival Jaipur January 7 – 11 Finished
Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival (UK) London September 21 – 23 2018
Japanese Film Festival Nippon Connection (Germany) Frankfurt May 28 – June 3 2018
Japan Wildlife Film Festival Tokyo TBA
Jakarta International Documentary & Experimental Film Festival Jakarta August 18 – 26 Finished
Japanese Film Festival Various cities October 6 – December 3 In Progress
Jecheon International Music & Film Festival Jecheon August 10 – 15 Finished
Jeonju International Film Festival Jeonju April 27 – May 6 Finished
Jogja NETPAC Asian Film Festival Yogyakarta December 1 – 8 Still to come

K

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Kansai Queer Film Festival Kansai September 16 – 29 Finished
Kaohsiung International Short Film Competition Kaohsiung October 20 – November 5 Finished
KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival Mumbai May 24 – 28 Finished
Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival Kathmandu December 14 – 18 Still to come
Kineko International Children’s Film Festival Tokyo November 2 – 6 Finished
Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film, Video & Music Festival Kuala Lumpur November 24 – 25 Finished
Kolkata International Film Festival Kolkata November 10 – 17 Finished
Korean Film Festival in Australia Various Cities August 17 – September 23 Finished
Korea Independent Animation Film Festival (Indie-AniFest) Seoul September 21 – 26 Finished
Korea International Expat Film Festival Seoul No dates for 2017
Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival Kota Kinabalu July 9 – 29 Finished
Kyoto Historica International Film Festival Tokyo October 28 – November 5 Finished

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Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Little Big Shots – Australian’s International Film Festival for Kids Melbourne June 30 – July 9 Finished
Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (USA) Los Angeles October 26 – 29 Finished
London Asian Film Festival (UK) London March 9 – 19 Finished
London East Asian Film Festival (UK) London October 19 – 29 Finished
London Korean Film Festival (UK) London October 26 – November 19 Finished
Lorne Film Lorne November 11 – 13 Finished
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (USA) Los Angeles April 27 – May 11 Finished
Luang Prabang Film Festival Luang Prabang December 8 – 13 Still to come

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Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Macao International Film Festival & Award Macao December 8 – 14 Still to come
Maoriland Film Festival Otaki March 15- 19 Finished
Mardi Gras Film Festival Sydney February 15 – March 2 Finished
Melbourne Documentary Film Festival Melbourne July 9 – 16 Finished
Melbourne International Animation Festival Melbourne June 18 – 25 Finished
Melbourne International Film Festival Melbourne August 3 – 20 Finished
Melbourne Queer Film Festival Melbourne March 16 – 27 Finished
Melbourne Underground Film Festival Melbourne September 8 – 10 Finished
Metro Manila Film Festival Manila December 25 – January 7 Still to come
Metro Manila Pride Queer Arts Festival Manila TBA
Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival Seoul June 29 – July 5 Finished
Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival (USA) Mississauga August 3 – 6 Finished
Mumbai Film Festival Mumbai October 12 – 18 Finished
Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival Mumbai TBA

N

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Nara International Film Festival Nara TBA
Nashik International Film Festival Nashik March 23 – 26 Finished
National Children’s Film Festival Jaipur TBA
Navi Mumbai International Film Festival Mumbai January Finished
New York Asian Film Festival (USA) New York June 30 – July 16 Finished
New Zealand International Film Festival Various Cities July 14 – September 24 Finished
New Zealand Mountain Film Festival Various Cities June 30 – July 9 Finished
North Carolina International South Asian Film Festival (USA) Durham January 28 Finished
North Luzon Film Festival March 2018 Still to come

O

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Okinawa International Movie Festival Okinawa April 20 – 23 Finished
Osaka Asian Film Festival Osaka March 3 – 12 Finished

P

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Parramasala Sydney March 10 – 12 Finished
Pasifika Film Fest Various Cities TBA
Peninsula Short Film Fest Rosebud February 4 Finished
Pelikultura: The Calabarzon Film Festival Los Baños February 21 – 28, 2018 Still to come
Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (USA) Philadelphia November 9 – 19 Finished
PIA Film Festival Tokyo September 16 – 29 Finished
Pineapple Underground Film Festival Hong Kong TBA
Pune International Film Festival Pune January 12 – 19 Finished
Project K – The Korean Film Festival (Germany) Frankfurt October 18 – 22 Finished

Q

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
QCinema International Film Festival Quezon City October 19 – 28 Finished
Quezon City International Pink Film Festival Manila TBA

R

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Rainbow Reel Tokyo Tokyo July 8 – 17 Finished
Real Film Festival Newcastle October 27 – 29 Finished
Revelation Perth International Film Festival Perth July 6 – 19 Finished

S

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Salamindanaw Asian Film Festival Various Cities November 27 – December 1 Still to come
Salaya International Documentary Film Festival Phutthamonthon March 18 – 26 Finished
San Diego Asian Film Festival (USA) San Diego November 9 – 18 Finished
Sand Dunes International Short Film Festival Bikaner TBA
Sapporo International Short Film Festival and Market Sapporo October 5 – 9 Finished
Seen and Heard Melbourne Melbourne TBA
Seoul Human Rights Film Festival Seoul June 1 – 4 Finished
Seoul Independent Film Festival Seoul TBA
Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival Seoul July 26 – 30 Finished
Seoul Independent Documentary Film & Video Festival Seoul March 23 – 30 Finished
Seoul International Extreme-Short Image &Film Festival Seoul September 12 – 17 Finished
Seoul International Food Film Festival Seoul November 16 – 21 Finished
Seoul International NewMedia Festival Seoul August 17 – 25 Finished
Seoul International Women’s Film Festival Seoul June 1 – 7 Finished
Seoul International Youth Film Festival Seoul October 29 – November 2 Finished
Seoul Metro International Subway Film Festival Seoul September 4 – 15 Finished
Seoul Webfest Seoul August 17 – 19 Finished
SciFi Film Festival Sydney September 13 – 17 Finished
Screen Singapore (Film Market) Singapore November 29 – December 1 Still to come
Seattle Asian American Film Festival (USA) Seattle February 23 – 26 Finished
Shaan-E-Awadh International Film Festival Lucknow November 10 – 12 Finished
Shanghai International Film Festival Shanghai June 17 – 26 Finished
Shanghai Pride Film Festival Shanghai June 2018 Still to come
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia June 1 – 12 Finished
Show Me Shorts Film Festival Auckland TBA
Sinag Maynila Independent Film Festival Manila March 9 – 14 Finished
Singapore Chinese Film Festival Singapore April 28 – May 7 Finished
Singapore International Film Festival Singapore November 23 – December 3 In progress
Singkuwento International Film Festival Manila TBA
Skip City International D-Cinema Festival Saitama July 15 – 23 Finished
Smile International Film Festival for Children & Youth New Delhi December 11 – 17 Still to come
South Asian International Film Festival (USA) New York November 30 – December 4 Still to come
St. Kilda Film Festival Melbourne May 18 – 27 Finished
Stage One International Film Festival Oxenford TBA
Stranger With My Face International Film Festival Tasmania May 4 – 7 Finished
Sydney Film Festival Sydney June 7 – 18 Finished
Sydney Underground Film Festival Sydney September 14 – 17 Finished

T

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Taipei Film Festival Taipei June 29 – July 15 Finished
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Taipei November 3 – 23 Finished
Taiwan International Children’s Film Festival Taipei TBA
Taiwan International Documentary Festival Taipei May 2018 No dates for 2017
Taiwan International Ethnographic Film Festival Taipei October 6 – 10 Finished
Taiwan International Queer Film Festival Taipei, Kaoshiung, Taichung October 22 – December 18 In progress
Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival Launceston TBA
Tassie Eco Film Fest Hobart November 11 – 12 Finished
The First Reel – Philippine Film Festival in Berlin (Germany) New Delhi November 3 – 12 Finished
The Woodpecker Film Festival and Forum New Delhi November 9 – 12 Finished
ToFarm Film Festival Manila July 12 – 18 Finished
Tokyo Anime Award Festival Tokyo March 10 – 13 Finished
Tokyo FILMex International Film Festival Tokyo November 18 – 26 In progress
Tokyo International Film Festival Tokyo October 25 – November 3 Finished
Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (Canada) Toronto November 9 – 17 Finished
Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (USA) Seattle October 6 – 15 Finished

U

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Ulju Mountain Film Festival Ulsan September 21 – 25 Finished

V

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Vancouver Asian Film Festival (Toronto) Vancouver November 16 – 19 Finished
Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival (Toronto) Vancouver November 2 – 5 Finished
Vertical Film Festival Katoomba No dates for 2017
Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinemas (France) Vasoul January 30 – February 6 2018
Veterans Film Festivals Sydney October 18 – 22 Finished
Vibgyor International Short & Documentary Film Festival Thrussur August 17 – 19 Finished
Vientianale International Film Festival Vientiane March 22 – 26 Finished
Voices From the Waters TBA

W

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Wairoa Maori Film Festival Palmerston North June 2 – 5 Finished
Washingston South Asian Film Festivals (USA) Washingston September 9 – 10 Finished
Wathann Film Festival Yangon September 6 – 11 Finished
West End Film Festival Brisbane May 27 – 28 Finished
Wicked Film Festival Sydney TBA
Wildflowers Film Awards Korea April 12 Finished
Women Make Waves Film Festival Taipei October 13 – 22 Finished
World Film Festival of Bangkok Bangkok January 23 – February 1 Finished
World Premieres Film Festival Manila TBA
World of Women’s Cinema Sydney April 27 – 30 Finished

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Y

Festival City Dates 2017 Status
Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival Yamagata October 5 – 12 Finished
Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival Yubari March 2 – 6 Finished

Z

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