The Frameline Film Festival is the United States' first and most established film celebration gave to lesbian, gay, androgynous, and transgender programming. It is sorted out by Frameline, a not-for-profit media expressions association whose statement of purpose is "to change the world through the intensity of eccentric silver screen". With yearly participation of 60,000 to 80,000, it is the biggest LGBT film show occasion on the planet; it is likewise the most very much went to LGBT expressions occasion in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Festival is held each year in late June as indicated by a timetable that permits the eleven-day occasion's end night to agree with the City's yearly Gay Pride Day, which happens on the last Sunday of the month.
The festival was already called the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival. In 2004, the celebration's 28th year, it was renamed Frameline28. Resulting celebrations have taken after this naming tradition. The celebration's yearly Awards incorporate The Frameline Award given to a person who has assumed a key part in the historical backdrop of LGBT silver screen and Audience Awards for Best Feature, Best Documentary and Best Short. The Festival once in a while adds juried honors to the rundown. Most as of late these have included juried grants for Best First Feature and Best Documentary.