Announcing the Abhimani European Film Festival for Colombo Pride 2018

It is with great pleasure and pride that we announce the merging of the Annual European Film Festival with the Abhimani Queer Film Festival, one of the oldest Queer Film Festivals in South Asia.

COLOMBO PRIDE 2018 together with the Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka and Maldives will collaborate to launch a unique and exciting Film Festival this year – The Abhimani European Film Festival for Colombo PRIDE 2018 – featuring LGBTIQ films from across Europe and other regions of the world. The European Film Festival promotes cultural exchanges between Europe and Sri Lanka and aims to promote understanding between the people of Sri Lanka and Europe. The Abhimani Queer Film Festival celebrates Queer Cinema fostering an appreciation of LGBTIQ films from around the globe while promoting the support and acceptance of Queer Culture in Sri Lanka and abroad.

The Festival promises a great line up of short and full-length films primarily from Europe, in addition to Tonga, Australia and India.  It promises to be a unique cinematic experience for persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities and the first of its kind in Sri Lanka!

Dates -29th June 2018 – 1st of July 2018
Time -3.00pm – 10pm
Venue – Lakshman Kadirigamar Auditorium
Address – 24 Horton Pl, Colombo 07

For updates on programing, venues and times please check the Abhimani European Film Festival for Colombo Pride 2018 .