Southwest LGBT Film Society works to celebrate LGBT cinema and seeks to create an affirming atmosphere in which to promote acceptance and tolerance, while showcasing the very best in independent films by LGBT filmmakers and about the LGBT community.
To celebrate gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender films with an annual Tucson International LGBT Film Festival in Tucson, AZ (Out in the Desert). The six-day film festival will showcase current features, documentaries, shorts and music films by new and established artists. Attendees will have opportunities to interact with filmmakers in attendance and explore topics of interest to the LGBT community.
The Southwest LGBT Film Society celebrates the LGBT experience in Tucson by providing a sense of community, through film, with a weekly program – Out on Wednesdays. This program’s goal is to enrich and entertain the public with programming that offers diverse perspectives on the LGBT experience, as well as to meet the increasing demand for alternative/independent films in the Tucson area.