Founded in 1977, Frameline's mission is to strengthen the diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and further its visibility by supporting and promoting a broad array of cultural representations and artistic expression in film, video and other media arts.
Frameline is the nation's only nonprofit organization solely dedicated to the funding, exhibition, distribution and promotion of LGBT media arts. Frameline's integrated programs provide critical support for emerging LGBT filmmakers, reach hundreds of thousands with a collection of more than 250 films distributed nationally, and create an international stage for the world's best queer cinema through the annual San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival and additional year-round screenings.
With annual attendance of 60,000 to 80,000, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival is the longest running, largest and most widely recognized LGBT film exhibition event in the world. Founded in 1977, the Festival is the most prominent and well attended LGBT arts event in the Bay Area. Frameline also presents year-round exhibition events. Frameline at the Center: Free Screenings for the Community features monthly screenings of socially relevant works at the San Francisco LGBT community Center. Year-round programs also include members-only screenings and special events, as well as sneak previews of feature films and documentaries.
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145 Ninth Street, #300
San Francisco, CA 94103