The Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival 2016


This year’s Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival starts on May 29th until June 7th, opening with the Israeli premiere of Jake Witzenfeld’s much discussed documentary Oriented and features more than 40 movies and 70 shorts from major international events such as the Venice Film Festival, the Berlin Film Festival and the Sundance Film Festival.

Numerous meetings and discussions about LGBT and queer issues in cinema and beyond will take place within the framework of TLVFest, hosting numerous guests including actor Alan Cumming, Orange is the New Black’s Lea DeLaria, trans activist Buck Angel, as well as visual artist and adult actor Colby Keller.

Official Competition – Narrative


  • Arianna (2015)
  • Bare (2015)
  • Spa Night (2016)
  • Tomcat (Kater)
  • Where There is Shade (De l’Ombre il y a)
  • You’ll Never Be Alone (Nunca Vas a Estar Solo)

Official Competition – Documentary


  • Before the Last Curtain Falls (Bevor der Letzte Vorhang Fällt)
  • Chemsex (2015)
  • Inside the Chinese Closet
  • Kiki (2016)
  • Yes, We Fuck! (2015)

Panorama – TLVFest Audience Award


  • Carl(a) (2011)
  • Closet Monster (2015)
  • Darker than Midnight (Più Buio di Mezzanotte)
  • Desire Will Set You Free (2015)
  • Downriver (2015)
  • Dunno Y2… Life Is a Moment (2015)
  • Everlasting Love (Amor Eterno)
  • The Fits (2015)
  • Floating! (Das Floß!)
  • Kiss Me, Kill Me (2015)
  • Loev (2015)
  • Me, Myself and Her (Io e Lei)
  • New Dubai (Nova Dubai)
  • Olya’s Love (2014)
  • Portrait of a Serial Monogamist
  • S&M Sally (2015)
  • Shared Rooms (2016)
  • Strike a Pose (2016)
  • While You Weren’t Looking (2015)

For more information head over to the TLVFest Website, or follow them on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram~

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