NewFest 2014

July 24-29

NewFest will be held once again at Lincoln Center between July 24th and July29th. Check back soon to buy tickets.

Full Schedule Just Announced

New York City's

LGBT Film Festival

Tickets to General Public are now on sale. Hurry  - NewFest starts in 2 Weeks.


Opening Night – Futuro Beach

From Portugal comes  a visually stunning, emotionally resonant tale about three men struggling across oceans of love, loss, and heartache.

Thu July 24th at 7:30PM

Sundance Award-Winner


Ben Whishaw stars in this moving and intimate debut film by Hong Khaou.

Sun July 27th 7PM

Lineup Announced for NewFest 2014

newfest_2014NewFest in Partnership with Outfest and the Film Society of Lincoln Center Announce Lineup for NewFest 2014, the New York LGBT Film Festival, July 24-29

Karim Aïnouz’s FUTURO BEACH is the Opening Night presentation, with Bruce LaBruce’s GERONTOPHILIA slated for closing night

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Outfest and NewFest to Merge in 2015

newfestoutfest2013We’re in the process of finalizing our merger with OutFest through government grants, not-for-profit filings and the formation of a national board. This national arts organization will positively impact the culture of the LGBT community and extend the reach of their programs.

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Where Films Come Out

Through the New York LGBT film festival, presented annually since 1988, and year-round programming, NewFest celebrates fine domestic and international film as part of our mission to break through closet doors and glass ceilings everywhere.

NewFest’s programming includes the annual NewFest: The New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Film Festival, one of the most comprehensive showcases of international LGBT film in the world as well as year-round filmmaker and screening events.

  • Narratives 100%
  • Documentary 100%
  • Shorts 100%

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Supporting Sponsor

Outfest New York Charter Circle

Earlier in 2014, Outfest launched the Outfest New York Charter Circle, comprised of contributors who believe in our cause, the importance of LGBT independent film in New York and are able to give a substantial contribution. Interested in joining the Charter Circle? This is your opportunity to make an investment in your community that will help us build an organization for generations to come.

A special thanks to our 2014 Charter Circle Founders, listed below:

Mike Balaban

Bill Begert

Sharon Chang

Gregg Coldiron

Patrick Connolly

John  M. Davis & Thomas C. Clark

Clarke Griffith


Jonathan Groff

Jeremy Guttman

John Hadity

Christopher Harris

Roseanne Hermann

Robert Kushner & Trevor Yoder

Richard LaGravenese

Jeffrey Lahoste



James Law & Joseph Avena

Ron Lense

Albert Lewitinn

Jincey Lumpkin

Barry McPherson

Timothy Melzer

Greg  Moore

Michael Nutt



Alfred Perry

Tom Ptak

Zoe Rodriguez

Josh Schiowitz

Brooke Sopelsa

Patricia Taylor

Harmon Walker

Tanya Wexler


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