Mission Statement

The mission of Fresno Reel Pride is to increase the awareness of the gay and lesbian community through the exhibition of films and videos exploring gay and lesbian themes at an annual festival in Fresno. Fresno Reel Pride, through the universal appeal of movies, works to produce a major cultural event for the entire Central Valley community designed to enhance community acceptance and understanding while adding to the diversity of a culturally rich city. 

About Fresno Reel Pride

Since its inception in a classroom at Fresno State in 1990, Fresno Reel Pride has grown to become the sixth oldest and one of the largest gay and lesbian film festival in the United States. Now located in the Tower District, Reel Pride is a celebration of gay and lesbian cinema and is a premiere cultural event in Central California attracting thousands of attendees to its five-day festival of international features, documentaries and short films.