Diverso Festival Internacional De Cine GLBT De Panamá (5)

Miscellaneous GLBT International Film Festival of Panama


03 Apr 2020
Call for entries

30 Apr 2020
Festival closed

01 Jun 2020
Notification date

24 Aug 2020
29 Aug 2020


Vía Argentina,  082302686, Panamá, Panamá, Panama

Festival description
Short film festival
Feature film festival

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
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Festival start: 24 August 2020      Festival end: 29 August 2020

We want to position Miscellaneous GLBT International Film Festival of Panama, as the best choice for film screenings with issues related to sexual diversity.

We will have a jury that qualify the best feature film which he will be giving a cash prize. For the best documentary and short film audience award will have a public recognition.

DIVERSO will take place in Panama, from August 24th to August 29th, 2020.

Any film with a gay, lesbian, transsexual, transvestite, or bisexual theme, shot on film or videotape, is eligible to compete in this Festival.

In order to participate at DIVERSO, the following should be sent before April 30th, 2020:

The entry form duly filled out and signed or stamped by the director or producer; A copy of the film (already subtitled in Spanish, if possible) either in DVD or digital format; A copy of the script in Spanish, English, Italian, or French if necessary; Accompanying publicity for the film, including digital photographs taken from the film, of the director, or other press material

The list of selected films will be published on May 31st, 2020.

All films selected for competition in the festival will compete in the category Feature Length Films (fiction films longer than 60 minutes).

DIVERSO reserves the right to use up to 90 seconds of each film for festival promotion purposes and in various media. The projection copies of the film and all other materials should be sent to the following address:

Bernabé Ruíz Águila Apartado postal 0823-02686 Panamá, Rep. de Panamá

Copies which are incomplete, in poor condition or quality, or in a different format than requested will not be accepted.

The costs of shipping of the projection copy will be afforded by the participant that presents the film. In order to avoid customs duties and delays, it is best to write “ACTIVIDAD CULTURAL SIN VALOR COMERCIAL” (“cultural activity without commercial value”) on the box containing the projection copy.

Participation in DIVERSO implies authorization to exhibit the applying productions in Panama and the other cities where the Festival presents on tour during 2019 and 2020.

DIVERSO will keep a digital copy of each production for archival.

DIVERSO is not responsible for any damage to the film while it is in Panama. In case of damage or loss the Festival will only replace the virgin material. Under no circumstances will DIVERSO

LGBT International Film Festival be responsible for damage or loss during shipment.

These rules and regulations are available in English and Spanish. In case of any discrepancy, the Spanish version will prevail.

Participating in DIVERSO implies the total acceptance of these rules and regulations, and of any and all decisions that may be made by the Festival authorities.



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