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

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2016 Lineup!

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on September 21st, 2016 0 Comments

With much anticipation, the AQFF 2016 line-up and schedule is here! This year’s two-day line-up includes four short films and five feature films along with a handful of filmmaker Q&As. Take a peek below for …

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AQFF 2015 Lineup

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on September 1st, 2015 0 Comments

Team AQFF is beyond excited to announce the official lineup of the 2015 Appalachian Queer Film Festival. As we enter our second year of bringing queer film to the Mountain State, we would like to …

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  • 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