What is the OutWest Film Fest?

OutWest Film Fest is northern Nevada's LGBTQ Film Festival held in Reno and Lake Tahoe.

OutWest is hosted by Our Center, Reno's LGBTQ nonprofit community center founded to provide a place that provided programs, services, and resources for the community


When and where is the OutWest Film Fest?

The 2017 OutWest Film Festival is scheduled for September 21st in South Lake Tahoe and September 23rd & 24th in Reno.


How can I submit my film?

You can submit your film to the OutWest Film Fest by visiting our page on Film Freeway.


When will tickets go on sale? How do I get my tickets?

Check back or sign up for our email list below to find out when tickets go on sale!


How much are tickets?

Tickets for individual showings cost $10 for the Tahoe showing & $8 for the Reno showings. An All-Event pass will be available for purchase on August 8th.   Student prices will be available.


What types of film will be shown?

The film festival will show international LGBTQ documentaries, feature films, and shorts.


Will these movies be suitable for kids?

Not all films will be suitable for children, but there will be clear labels on which films are appropriate for various audiences.  


Where can I stay if I'm visiting from out of town or just want to stay in downtown Reno or Tahoe?

Room block information will be available for both Reno and Tahoe by August 10.


Is there any way I can help or volunteer?

Yes! We need volunteers to help us run this awesome event.

Contact Suzy Shaffer, Festival Coordinator, to let us know if you're interested.