Fairy Tales Calgary’s Queer Film Festival FAQs: What You Need to Know!


From May 24 - June 2, enjoy our diverse section of queer-centric movies, documentaries, short films, panel discussions, and more exciting events!

In order for you to maximize your festival experience, we have created a list of important FAQs that cover some of the top questions we receive each year. If you still have a burning question after reviewing our FAQs, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

1. Who is the festival for?

Everyone is welcome! Programs are geared toward LGBTQ2A+ individuals, but allies are also encouraged to attend. Ticket pricing is accessible for students, seniors, and new Canadians. By volunteering, some events are free to attend!

2. How do I purchase tickets?

Tickets are available from $10, and go up to $100 for a full festival pass ($120 after May 4th). Tickets purchase starts on May 3rd here!

3. Can I exchange my tickets?

Yes, as long as you exchange tickets well in advance of a screening. No refunds are offered at this time. To exchange tickets, please email tickets@calgaryqueerartssociety.com

4. Where is the festival venue?

Most screenings take place at The Calgary Central Library (800 3 Street SE, Calgary, AB). The library is wheelchair accessible, subtitles are available, and there is a fully stocked concession stand.

5. How are films selected for the festival?

A volunteer programming committee carefully reviews and selects films based on representation of the LGBTQ2A+ community. Committee members will be at The programmer’s corner after each screening for a chat. For more questions, please contact James Demers at exec@calgaryqueerartssociety.com

6. Can I get involved?

Yes, we are a non-profit, and are always in need of volunteers, sponsors, and donors!

7. What if I have more questions or great ideas to share?

We welcome all questions and comments! Please contact Erin Jenkins operations@calgaryqueerartssociety.com.

Purchase tickets for our fabulous events here! Tickets start at $10 for students, and go up to $100 for a full festival pass ($120 after May 4th).


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