NewFest screening includes Q&A with director Patrik-Ian Polk
A high-school senior named Randy (newcomer Julian Walker) and his band of queer friends fight for a life outside the constrictions of their small Southern Baptist town. Blackbird’s a powerful film, co-starring Academy Award winner Mo’Nique (Precious) and Isaiah Washington (Blue Caprice). . See Trailer and Buy Tickets
Don’t Miss TIGER ORANGE
With Tiger Orange premiering at NewFest this week (Saturday, July 26th 6:30PM at the Walter Reade Theater) , porn star Frankie Valenti (aka Johnny Hazzard) eyes the next chapter in his career. The film is getting great press from its run at Outfest and is sure to be a NewFest favorite too. We’ve got a load of reviews and articles to check out on this soon to be crossover success. Plus, get tickets and see trailer. read more…
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.
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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:
John M. Davis & Thomas C. Clark
Walker G. Harman Jr
Robert Kushner & Trevor Yoder
James Law & Joseph Avena
Greg Moore & Doug Albert
Zoe Rodriguez & Juliana Frei
Tanya Wexler & Amy Zimmerman