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For more than three decades, image+nation Festival Film LGBTQueer Montréal[produced by Diffusions gaies et lesbiennes du Québec, (DGLQ)] has strived to encourage connection and reflection between LGBTQ+ people, nurtured queer storytellers and promoted LGBTQueer culture regionally and internationally. Representations are powerful.

Seeing one’s life reflected onscreen is essential as is the ability to share one’s stories with family and friends. New Queer Storytelling - telling one’s own story as well as sharing and engaging with LGBTQ+ stories and culture - is a profound and impactful act that humanizes and creates empathy.

Through its various productions, image+nation makes queer stories a part of everyday life in meaningful and empowering ways; exploring the uniqueness and the universality of these stories while supporting queer art and culture.

With its new branding, image+nation LGBTQ+ Montréal will continue its virtual expansion while returning to its roots of presenting and promoting queer culture in all its artistic forms; offering up stories and storytellers that reflect and express queer life and living.

Coming soon!

I+N festival+ / off film festival year long presentations of LGTBQ+ culture and films

I+N explore / a place to discover creators

I+N e/spaces / thematic focus on LGBTQ+ cultures and practices

Join us in this new adventure of making the virtual a human experience to explore and expand together!

Please consider supporting our future projects and their development by becoming a member of image+nation, donating, or sponsoring our organisation.

We look forward to jumping into this exciting future with you all!

We’ve been around together for over 30 years… in those times, we’ve shared many moments in the dark and have created many memories at image+nation. We’ve created I+N Museum to become a home for these shared moments and memories - a witness to our cultural milestones and our shared experiences.

Camera phones did not exist over our 30+ year span… so we need you to help build this space with images of the festival or other cultural highlights you might have in your photo album! Your contribution will become part of our Hi/Story and we thank you.

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