Cinema diverse the palm springs lgbtq film festival, is dedicated to advancing and further strengthening our diverse gay community through the establishment of a world-class forum that presents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender cinema from around the world. The palm springs lgbtq film festival celebrating lgbtq films and filmmakers! We believe lgbtq films and lgbtq film festivals are critical to our local community, and to the world community, because they tell stories that remind us of where we. Lgbt film festivals use different labels to promote their focus on lgbt topics, for instance gay and lesbian (such as the hong kong lesbian & gay film festival), queer, rainbow (such as the rainbow reel tokyo), lgbt or another variation of the acronym. Today the city of palm springs has the highest per capita gay population in the us, if not the world. The palm springs gay and lesbian film festival premiere of dry dock at camelot theatres on september 21, 2013 in palm springs, california. Greater palm springs, with its large and vibrant lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, is well-known as a welcoming lgbt travel destination. Visitors will find plenty to enjoy around town, including gay hotels, gay events, and gay bars, and nightlife options. Palm springss early days unfolded in a time when gay was something completely different, and not something an uninitiated american public associated with. The palm springs international film society presents educational programs that bring students into the world of cinema with engaging opportunities and in-depth experiences in the classroom, in our offices, and at our festivals. find out about the gay events, including the gay pride parade thoughout the palm springs area. Lgbtq and gay pride events in the coachella valley to enjoy with family and friends.