Rainbow Reels Film Festival
Rainbow Reels returns for its 18th Annual Queer and Trans Film Festival.
At this annual festival, you can expect to find film, art, comedy, workshops, parties, and community. Each year we curate engaging and challenging art that aims to break down systemic oppression while celebrating our rainbow community.
By presenting programming of diverse disciplines and genres, we increase awareness of the many issues that permeate the greater queer/trans community. Events are primarily held for people who live outside the prescribed hegemony of gender binaries, whose sexualities don’t fit neatly into a spectrum or within a heteronormative world, or who are simply just too gay for this planet.
Rainbow Reels is an independent arts collective run by volunteers, local artists and organizers. Through storytelling, we build a rainbow community in Waterloo Region that fights against systemic oppression by showcasing the struggle and beauty of LGBTQ2I people through storytelling.
Festival Event Schedule
Friday, Oct 12, 2018
Saturday, Oct 13, 2018
Sunday, Oct 14, 2018
Friday, Oct 19, 2018
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018
Join us for this FREE event. A collection of KW’s best local LGBTQ+ short submitted by community filmmakers. Audience members will have an opportunity to bask in our regions talent and vote on…
Join Rainbow Reels Queer and Trans Film Festival for the screening of "Rafiki" and "Swim Low". Swim Low 2016 | CAN | 10 MIN | Short Director: Amanda Ann-Min Wong Sixteen-year-old Alison…
Sunday, Oct 21, 2018
Join Rainbow Reels for the screening of Black Divaz, in partnership with the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre. 2018| Australia | 60 min Director: Adrian Russell Wills 4PM Apollo Cinema BLACK…
Food for Queers
Stay Safe. Not Hungry
Providing support for 2SLGBTQ+ folks experiencing food insecurities within the city of London