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Inside Out - Ottawa LGBT Film Festival


The 13th Edition of Inside Out Ottawa LGBT Film Festival returns at the National Gallery of Canada, October 24 - 27, 2019.

This year we bring three diverse programs filled with award-winning shorts, starting with our International Shorts, featuring Pop Rox, which won the Audience Award for Best Short Film at #InsideOut18 Toronto, and Femme, currently being adapted into a series!

Inside Out
Ottawa LGBT Film Festival

Festival Lineup

Festival Pass

We are also presenting a special FREE screening of our Canadian Shorts Program, thanks to the generous support of OutCBC. Catch local favourites such as the highly acclaimed The Things You Think I'm Thinking and For Nonna Anna, fresh from an Emerging Artist Award at #InsideOut18!


History of Festival

Since 2007, Inside Out has produced a four-day festival in the Ottawa- Gatineau region. With the support of Presenting Sponsor RBC Royal Bank, the Ottawa Festival showcases the best queer cinema from Canada and around the world.

Inside Out is committed to challenging attitudes and changing lives year-round through the exhibition, production and promotion of LGBT film with initiatives that include the Ottawa LGBT Film Festival, development programs featuring the newly launched New Visions Project and the Short to Feature Award, as well as the More Play Screening Series.

Festival Event Lineup

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Galerie SAW Gallery
Food for Queers Community Program

Food for Queers
Stay Safe. Not Hungry

Providing support for 2SLGBTQ+ folks experiencing food insecurities within the city of London

No questions. No contact. Just Support!

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