New York Premiere

Lauded for the performances of its lead actors - a difficult relationship develops between a Danish woman and the  young lesbian minivan driver  who is hired to show her around Ljubljana. 

Sun July 27th | 12:00PM

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.

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LGBT Film Festival

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Blackbird: NY Premiere


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
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Shedding His Porn Past


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.

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

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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:

Mike Balaban

Bill Begert

Sharon Chang

Gregg Coldiron

Patrick Connolly

John  M. Davis & Thomas C. Clark

Clarke Griffith

Jonathan Groff


Jeremy Guttman

John Hadity

Walker G. Harman Jr

Christopher Harris

RoseAnn 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 & Doug Albert

Michael Nutt


Alfred Perry

Tom Ptak

Zoe Rodriguez & Juliana Frei

Josh Schiowitz

Brooke Sopelsa

Patricia Taylor

Tanya Wexler & Amy Zimmerman

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