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29th Annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival

August 9, 2018 - August 19, 2018

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The Honolulu Gay & Lesbian Cultural Foundation (HGLCF) is honored to produce the 29th Annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival (HRFF29). It will be at the Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art from August 9-19, 2018, culminating with our signature Red Carpet Event on August 18.

HRFF29 will showcase films from around the world, plus discussions with delegates and a day of women-specific programs on August 11 presented by our 2018 partner ClexaCon, a media and entertainment convention for LGBTQ women and allies. We’re also proud to announce a new partnership with APQFFA, the Asia Pacific Queer Film Festival Alliance, who will sponsor a showcase of short films from notable festivals including ShanghaiPRIDE and Rainbow Reel Tokyo.

Bank of Hawai`i is once again the proud presenting sponsor of the Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival (HRFF). Platinum festival sponsors are Hawaiian Airlines, Aqua-Aston Hospitality, Honolulu Museum of Art, and Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand.

The HRFF is one of the longest-running LGBT film festivals in the country. This year, the Festival will showcase fifteen films as well as special events and exclusive appearances over the span of two consecutive weekends.

The 2018 HRFF schedule is:

  • August 09 – Opening Night Reception & Film
  • August 10 – Festival Showcase
  • August 11 – HRFF/ClexaCon Women’s Programming & Mixer
  • August 12 – Festival Showcase
  • August 17 – Festival Showcase & Closing Night Film
  • August 18 – Festival Showcase
  • August 18 – Red Carpet Event
  • August 19 – Festival Showcase


August 9, 2018
August 19, 2018
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Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S Beretania Honolulu, HI 96814


The Honolulu Gay & Lesbian Cultural Foundation