Sure they put on a fabulous Film Festival each year (the 2010 Vancouver Queer Film Festival takes place August 12-22) but did you know they are actually a year-round, multi-faceted queer arts organization that also includes Out in Schools and the Queer History Project?
Celebrating the best in queer cinema the Vancouver Queer Film Festival is Vancouver’s second largest film festival and the largest queer arts event in Western Canada. For 11 days each August the Vancouver Queer Film Festival puts the GLBTQ community and our stories onto the silver screen . Visit http://www.queerfilmfestival.ca for more information.
Out in Schools
Bringing queer films to BC schools, this youth education out-reach program helps to initiate discussions with students about school safety, homophobia and bullying. Visit http://www.outinschools.com for more information.
Queer History Project
The Queer History Project aims to produce a lasting body of work that will enable our communities’ stories to assume their rightful place in Canadian history. Visit http://www.queerhistoryproject.com for more information.
Mission: The Vancouver Out On Screen Film and Video Society develops and supports programs that advance queer communities through education and cultural expression.