The Tel Aviv International LBGT Film Festival starts today.TLVFEST, Tel Aviv’s International LGBT Film Festival (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) is a unique annual event. The festival offers public screenings of films with no Israeli distribution, meetings with local as well as foreign filmmakers, panel discussions and special events. The impressive program includes many exciting films while aspiring to enrich and empower tolerance and pluralism in Israeli society. In addition to displaying worldwide cinema, the festival encourages Israeli original work, awarding Best Film in the competitive Israeli program and provides exposure and a public stage for local queer filmmakers. Furthermore, the festival run TLVFEST Movie Club, a monthly screening and other cinema related events throughout the year.