About AQFF

Our mission is to bring queer films and filmmakers to the beautiful state of West Virginia, break down stereotypes and broaden minds in the Appalachian region.

  • What can’t you say about Lewisburg? It’s literally the coolest town in America!
    Tim Ward, Founder
  • Our mission is to bring queer films and filmmakers to our state in an effort to create an atmosphere of creativity, tolerance and acceptance.
    Jon Matthews, Filmmaker & Founder
  • Many outside filmmakers may have negative preconceptions about West Virginia. We want to show these outsiders the beauty of our region and its people.
    Tuesday Taylor, Writer & Founder
  • We want to create a film festival that not only breaks down negative stereotypes but also showcases diverse films and filmmakers within this amazing and mostly unnoticed region.
    Tim Ward, Founder

AQFF News

  • What can’t you say about Lewisburg? It’s literally the coolest town in America!
    Tim Ward, Founder
  • Our mission is to bring queer films and filmmakers to our state in an effort to create an atmosphere of creativity, tolerance and acceptance.
    Jon Matthews, Filmmaker & Founder
  • Many outside filmmakers may have negative preconceptions about West Virginia. We want to show these outsiders the beauty of our region and its people.
    Tuesday Taylor, Writer & Founder
  • We want to create a film festival that not only breaks down negative stereotypes but also showcases diverse films and filmmakers within this amazing and mostly unnoticed region.
    Tim Ward, Founder