Sep. 11, 2018 UPDATE

Kansai Queer Film Festival

PeriodOctober 19th (Fri), 20th (Sat), 21st (Sun)
VenueKyoto University Seibu-Kodo (West Auditorium)
The biggest queer film festival in Kyoto!
The Kansai Queer Film Festival (KQFF) screens a wide range of films on the themes of gender, sexuality, and equality from both Japan and all over the world. Now in its 12th year, KQFF 2018 will be held in Osaka (Toyonaka Step) from 9/22 to 9/24 and in Kyoto (Seibu-Kodo, Kyoto University) from 10/19 to 10/21. Everyone is welcome, no matter their identity or nationality. KQFF will be screening a diverse selection of 29 feature-length and short-films from 16 different countries and regions, including a special feature program of 6 films highlighting queer deaf culture! KQFF will also be holding an all-night screening on Saturday 20th.
English and Japanese subtitles!
English and Japanese subtitles!
All films will have Japanese subtitles. Some films not in English will have English subtitles.
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Tickets and passes can be purchased at the venue on the day or through Peatix (
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The best part of the Kansai Queer Film Festival has to be its all-inclusiveness! This film festival is a completely discrimination-free environment, so it’s an event anyone can visit, regardless of their gender or sexual orientation. And getting to see movies in a theater is just that much more fun!
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Kansai Queer Film Festival
Phone +81 80-3820-2731
Address Yoshidaizumidonocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture 606-8301
Directions A 10-minute walk from Keihan Demachiyanagi Station.
Event time October 19th (Fri), 20th (Sat), 21st (Sun)
Cancellations No
Price range
Credit cards Accepted through Peatix.
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Many of the movies have subtitles in English!
Information Japanese and English
Lanuages spoken Japanese and English
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