Empowering our diverse LGBTQ-mahu-aikane communities in Hawaii and around
the world through the power of storytelling.
The Honolulu Queer Gay andLesbian Foundation was founded in 1997 as a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to educate and raise awareness of the community-at-large about queer culture, arts, and lifestyle. HGLCF presents the Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival annually in honor of Hawaii LGBT pioneer Adam Baran.
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HRFF is one of the longest-running and most respected queer film festivals in the country, celebrating its 33rd anniversary in 2022. It is especially well known as a bridge between Hawai’i and the Pacific, Asia, and the USA. HRFF is an IMDB-qualified festival and member of the Asia Pacific Queer Film Festival Alliance. Submit your film on Film Freeway,