Underground Film Journal

Underground Film Festival List

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Below is a list of film festivals that screen underground, avant-garde and experimental films. The list is organized strictly alphabetically.

$100 Film Festival
Usually Screens: March

Antimatter Film Festival
Usually Screens: October

Ann Arbor Film Festival
Usually Screens: March

Arizona Underground Film Festival
Usually Screens: September

Atlanta Underground Film Festival
Usually Screens: August

B-movie, Underground and Trash Film Festival
Usually Screens: August

Boston Underground Film Festival
Usually Screens: March

Calgary Underground Film Festival
Usually Screens: April

Chicago Underground Film Festival
Usually Screens: June

Coney Island Film Festival
Usually Screens: September

Experiments in Cinema
Usually Screens: April

Festival du nouveau cinéma
Usually Screens: October

Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival
Usually Screens: February

Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival
Usually Screens: September

Images Festival
Usually Screens: April

Lausanne Underground Film Festival
Usually Screens: October

Media City
Usually Screens: August

Melbourne Underground Film Festival
Usually Screens: September

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival
Usually Screens: April

Mono No Aware
Usually Screens: November – December

Montreal Underground Film Festival
Usually Screens: May

Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival
Usually Screens: March

Portland Underground Film Festival
Usually Screens: April

Revelation Perth International Film Festival
Usually Screens: July

San Antonio Film Festival
Usually Screens: August

San Diego Underground Film Festival
Usually Screens: August

The Spooky Movie Film Festival
Usually Screens: October

Sydney Underground Film Festival
Usually Screens: September

TromaDance
Usually Screens: August

Winnipeg Underground Film Festival
Usually Screens: June

WNDX Festival of Film and Video Art
Usually Screens: October

On Hiatus or Defunct:

ATA Film & Video Festival
Arkansas Underground Film Festival
Austin Underground Film Festival
Backseat Film Festival
Brisbane Underground Film Festival
Denver Underground Film Festival
Hi/Lo Film Festival
Hi Mom! Film Festival
Miami Underground Film Festival
Migrating Forms
Minneapolis Underground Film Festival
New Haven Underground Film Festival
New York Underground Film Festival
Oakland Underground Film Festival
PDX Film Festival
PollyGrind
South Texas Underground Film Festival
Twin Cities Underground Film Festival
Wisconsin Underground Film Festival
Zero Film Festival

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