Screening Schedule

Please check back frequently for new screening dates, locations and ticket info. INSIDE THE BEAUTY BUBBLE is on the move!

2024 Schedule

June 15,2024, Saturday: 12:00 PM, the first annual Sunflower Film & Music Festival, June 14-16 at The Lucky Wolf, 404 E Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079. Festival tickets here.


December 19, 2023, Tuesday: 8:00 PM, In-Person at Queer Here Cinema, STACHE WeHo, 8941 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Venue Website here.

October 21, Saturday: 2:00 PM EDT, United Theatre, 27 Coogan Blvd., Mystic Connecticut. Purchase in-person screening tickets here.

October 20, Friday: Hobnobben Film Festival, in-person screening Human Stories: Cool People @ 12:30pm Main Theater Fort Wayne Cinema Center, 437 E Berry St # 1, Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Purchase tickets for in-person screening here. Virtual screening purchase tickets here.

September 2, Saturday: Broad Humor Film Festival, in-person screening @ 12:15pm at the Illusion Magic Lounge, 1418 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Purchase tickets here.

July 21, Friday: Deep in the Heart Film Festival, in-person screening @ 10:00 am, Upstairs Theater at the Hippodrome, Waco, Texas. Available to view online, July 23, 2023 @ 12:00 am – July 29, 2023 @ 11:45 pm. Purchase tickets here.

June 14, Wednesday: Southside Film Festival, screening in-person, Documentary Block 2 @ 9:20 p.m., Charter Arts, 321 E. 3rd Street, Bethlehem, PA. Single screening tickets and All Access Passes are available in-person only and are now for purchase at Deja Brew Coffee House, 101 W. 4th St., Bethlehem, PA or at each screening venue during the festival.

June 11, Sunday: Block #2 @5:30pm, a day of programming curated by NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) and hosted by the Montalbán Theatre for 2023 LA PRIDE will consist of three blocks of LGBTQ+ films, spotlighting emerging LGBTQ+ filmmakers and telling stories from across the spectrum of queer identities by artists from a diverse range of backgrounds, including a strong representation of BIPOC storytellers. The event also hosts a full bar with reception space for mingling throughout the duration of the day and Q&A sessions with filmmakers from each program. The day’s schedule and tickets here.

April 30, Sunday: AVFest, screening in-person, 1:45pm PST, The Clover Theater, 121 East 1st Street, Cloverdale, CA 95425. Purchase ticket here.

April 20, Thursday: Indy Film Fest, screening in-person, 5:30 pm @ Kan-Kan Theater 2, 1258 Windsor St, Indianapolis, IN 46201. Included in the “Magnificent Obsessions” block of short films. Purchase ticket here.

March 30, in-person and April 2-9 streaming: Cleveland International Film Festival. Streaming April 2-9 (Part of Short: Dream Maker Shorts). Ticket Info and Purchase here.

March 22, Wednesday: Underexposed Film Festival, 7-9pm at Winthrop University’s Dina’s Place at the DiGiorgio Campus Center, 2020 Alumni Dr. Rock Hill, South Carolina, 29733. (Part of Block A, Hopes and Dreams)Ticket Info and sales here.

March 18 & 19: Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, Sebastopol, CA (Sonoma County). Venues: Sat, Mar 18th, 1:30 PM @ Rialto Cinemas® and Sun, Mar 19th, 2:45 PM @ Robert Brent Auditorium – SCA. Purchase tickets here.

March 17-18: SPE Media Festival & National Conference, Sheraton Denver Downtown, Denver, Colorado. Festival pass is $20 purchase here.

March 5, Sunday: Atlanta Docufest, in-person, 7:00pm, RoleCall Theater 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE ​Suite W113, Atlanta, GA 30308. Included in short block titled “Makin’ It” Purchase tickets here.

February 22: The Santa Fe Film Festival. Santa Fe, New Mexico. Wednesday, February 22 @ 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM Venue: Jean Cocteau Cinema, 418 Montezuma Ave, Santa Fe, NM. Ticket purchase and additional screening information here.

February 18 (Saturday) Documentary Day, early afternoon and February 22 (Wednesday) Documentary Shorts Matinee: Winter Film Awards. Cinema Village, 22 East 12th Street NY, NY. Ticket purchase and screening information available here.

February 17 (Friday) @ 6:30pm, Thomas Edison Film Festival in-person screening, James Stewart Film Theater at Princeton, 185 Nassau Street, NJ. February 18 (Saturday) @ 3pm pst, free virtual screening and Q&A with filmmakers. Go to for link. February 18-25 go to to stream on demand – free.

January 13, 2023: Borrego Springs Film Festival, Borrego Springs, CA. Friday, January 13th @ 10 a.m. Ticket sales, venue information here!

2022 Screenings

December 14, 2022: Art is Alive Film Festival. VIRTUAL Screening @ 12pm EST. Purchase $7 ticket here.

December 2-11, 2022: YoFiFest, In-person screening opening night Friday, December 2, 2022 @ 6 p.m., Atrium Theater, Riverfront Library, located at 1 Larkin Center, Yonkers NY 10701Yonkers, NY and VIRTUAL December 2, 2022 @ 7:30pm (est). Screening and ticket info here.

December 10, 2022: Saturday, December 10th @ 10 a.m. PST, Free to public, the Virtual Film Festival Awards Ceremony details here: The Foundation for the Contemporary Family presents the Relationships First Award, honoring short films that depict in innovative ways the powerful and poignant connections in any type of contemporary family relationship.

November 23-December 4, 2022 Pride Film Fest, VIRTUAL ONLY. Screening and ticket info purchase $10 ticket (scroll page to week 5) here.

November 14-20, 2022: Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival, Virtual screening only. Purchase virtual festival pass here.

November 16, 2022 @ 7p.m. in-theater at the Sherman Oaks Film Festival, Whitefire Theater, 3500 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423. Virtual screening information and tickets available here. In-person theater screening and tickets on sale now here!

Saturday, November 12, 2022: Yucca Valley Film Festival @ 10:00 a.m. All events and screenings are free to attend, Yucca Valley Community Center, 57090 Twentynine Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA 92284. Festival info here.

November 7, 2022: Studio City Film Fest Monday, November 7 @ 3p.m, Laemmle Theater, 5240 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601 Purchase tickets for BLOCK FOURTEEN films, includes INSIDE THE BEAUTY BUBBLE here.

November 6, 2022: Rainbow Visions Film Festival @ 12:00 p.m. at the historic Metro Cinema at the Garneau Theater, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Screening and ticket info here!

Friday, October 21, 2022: Santa Fe International Film Festival, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Screening and ticket info here.

October 13-October 16, 2022: LA Femme International Film Festival, VIRTUAL ONLY. Screening and ticket info here.

Friday, October 14, 2022 Opening Night @ 7:00 p.m.: Dayton LGBT Film Fest, The Neon Theater, Dayton, Ohio. Screening and ticket info here.

Sunday, October 9, 2022 @ 2:30 p.m. Santa Cruz County Veterans Memorial Building: Santa Cruz Film Festival, Santa Cruz, CA. Screening and ticket info here.

Thursday, October 6, 2022: Albany FilmFest. On the Edge Program Block @ 7:00-9:30pm, Albany Twin Theater . Albany, CA Screening and ticket info here.

Sunday, September 25, 2022: Grand Rapids Film Festival @ Muse Gallery, 727 Leonard St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI Festival info here.

Saturday, September 24, 2022: Cinema Diverse Palm Springs LGBTQ+ Film Festival @ the Camelot Theater, Palm Springs. Screening and ticket info here.

Sunday, September 18, 2022, Cal Shorts Movie Block 3 @ 2:10 p.m. : California International Shorts Festival, The Complex Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood CA 90038. Screening and ticket info here.

Saturday, September 17, 2022, Movie Block 6 @ 2 p.m.: Ag & Art Film Festival, Downtown Vacaville, CA. Screening and ticket info here.

Saturday, September 10, 2022 in-person @ 11 a.m at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema DC. September 12-18, 2022 Online: DC Shorts Film Festival

Friday, September 9, 2022: Long Beach QFilm Festival, The Art Theater in Long Beach, CAWinner Best Short Documentary Film

Saturday, August 27 & Sunday, August 28, 2022: Nevada City Film Festival, Nevada City, CA

August 19 – 21, 2022: MOM Film Fest – Online Film Festival Winner Most Viewed

Saturday, June 25, 2022: Nevada Women’s Film Festival, Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday, June 21, 2022: Frameline46 Film Festival
Oakland, CA

Saturday, June 18, 2022: NewFilmmakers Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

June 10 – 19, 2022: The Fine Arts Film Festival, Venice, CA, ONLINE Screening

Tuesday, June 14, 2022: Dances With Films
TLC Chinese Theater, Hollywood, CAWinner Audience Award

Saturday, June 11, 2022: California Capital Documentary Film Festival, Sacramento, CA

April 30 & May 1, 2022: San Luis Obispo International Film Festival, San Luis Obispo, CA Winner Audience Award

April 7 & 10, 2022: AmDocs Film Festival, Palm Springs, CA Winner Sadie Katz Hustle Award

2022 Impact Docs promotes filmmakers who are making a difference in the critical issues of our times through producing impactful documentaries.

2022 Docs Without Borders Film Festival is dedicated to documentaries.

Cheryl Bookout (L) and Cheri Gaulke (R) photo by Summer Moore