The Vancouver Out On Screen Film and Video Society celebrates, illuminates, and advances queer lives through film, education, and dialogue.
About Out On Screen
What began in 1988 as a small film festival has evolved into a year-round multi-faceted queer arts organization with the following core programs:
Celebrating the best in independent queer cinema the Vancouver Queer Film Festival is the largest queer arts event in Western Canada. The Festival hosts a variety of performances, workshops, and parties; facilitating a unique community space for 11 days each August.
Out In Schools is an award-winning program that brings films into classrooms to inspire youth to step into the challenges and the triumphs of LGBT2Q+ communities. We engage youth through film in the promotion of safe and inclusive learning environments, free from homophobia, transphobia and bullying.