Reel Affirmations Film Festival is Washington DC’s International LGBTQ+ Film Festival and Monthly Film Series.  

This year we will be gleefully celebrating our 30th Anniversary!!!

The film festival will present several days of NEW AND EXCITING international, documentary, short and feature films from all over the world

Films encompassing many genres including comedy, drama, romance and documentary.

Films that will make us laugh, cry, relate, ponder, wonder and nod our heads in understanding and empathy.

Films highlighting the humor, the humanity and the struggles that we all have in common. 

Check out our 2022 Film Festival Trailer

Reel Affirmations: Washington DC’s International LGBTQ Film Festival proudly accepts entries on FilmFreeway, the

world’s #1 way to enter film festivals and creative contests.

This project was supported by a grant from Humanities DC as part of the ‘Humanities Grant Program,’ an initiative funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


AIDS Healthcare Foundation


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