February 6, 2015 Écrans Mixtes at Ciné Mourguet, Ste Foy-lès-Lyon. Paris teenagers create their world, doing drugs, selling sex, making art, riding skateboards. Flmed lovingly, a juvenile elegy; a splendor of rage, gentleness, and insanity. See trailer.
March 4-10, 2015, LGBT film festival, New Queer Cinema, one of Frances most important festivals, at The Comœdia permanent screening room, special sessions at the Institut Lumière in 3 libraries, the Goethe Institute, Cine Mourguet and Washtub Public! Plus the official DV1 evening. Also with ongoing year-round screenings each month. See website for films.
March 21-28, 2015 in Tignes Ski Resort, France, near the Italian border. Skiing, snowboarding, aprés-ski hot tubs, gay film festival, DJs/ dance parties and after hours, cabaret, piano bar, games evenings, cocktail parties, pool party in "Le Lagon" and more. Host hotel + spa: Diva, hotel Ski d'Or, and hotel Suites du Nevada.. See website for full details.
April 10-19, 2015. LGBT Film Festival at Le Cinéma Le Club in Grenoble. See the website for film program and other films screened throughout the year.
Mid-June, 2015, annual march, plus days of Pride celebrations: film screenings, & festival. See website for dates & venue information as announced - and for previous years in photos.
Every summer, in June and July, about 60 shows for an audience of over a 130,000. Since 1946, a festival of theater, dance, opera, music, and cinema, at the ancient Gallo-Romain Théâtre de Fourvière.
October 12-18, 2015 (to be confirmed), annual film festival, bringing films, artists, special guests and audiences to movie theaters in Lyon, with awards ceromonies and tributes to filmakers' works and careers. See the website for previous years and upcoming events.
November - December, 2015, at Cinéma Le France, 8 rue de la Valse, Saint-Etienne. The 11th annual festival screenings of recent feature-length and short LGBT films from around the world --in original languages with French or English subtitles. See the website below for more info.
December 5-8, 2015. Each year Lyon becomes the Capital of Lights as streets are lit up. Believing the city was saved by the Virgin Mary from a 1643 plague, the city in 1852 erected a statue to her, and the city lit up with candles in citizens' windows. 4-day events incude colored illumination of the Basilica of Fourvière, fireworks, and Place des Terreaux light shows.