Mon July 28th 7PM

Colorful, musical, and infectious as a pop song, the latest from Eytan Fox (YOSSI) is a delirious sugar rush of a comedy.a. 

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Tue Jul 29th at 4:30PM
The Way He Looks

Set to the bouncy beats of Belle and Sebastian, this euphoric, sun-kissed coming-of-age fable – a sensation at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival, where it swept the Teddy Award and FIPRESCI prize – dances entirely to its own tune

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Closing Night Film: GERONTOPHILIA
Q&A with Bruce LaBruce

Forget everything you know about filmmaker Bruce LaBruce: In what is easily his most romantic work to date, he dares us to look beyond fetish to embrace the beauty of all stages of life.

TUE JUL 29th 7PM

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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Wakefield Poole in Person

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Wakefield Poole was a respected Broadway choreographer and ballet star until he rocked the mainstream world by becoming a groundbreaking hardcore gay filmmaker during the tumultuous 1970s. At the time, anyone making what the government considered pornography was at risk of prosecution. read more…

Jamie Marks Is Dead

JAMIE MARKS IS DEADWhen the ghost of bullied teenager Jamie (Noah Silver, “The Borgias”) appears to Adam (Cameron Monaghan, “Shameless”), the straight-laced track star becomes caught between two worlds. Despite a budding romance with Gracie (Morgan Saylor, “Homeland”) who found Jamie’s body, Adam is fascinated by the sexy spirit, who leads him into a ghostly underworld. Featuring Judy Greer and Liv Tyler, this supernatural-horror love story – a Sundance gem – delivers a poetic tale of sexuality and the tough choices it creates.  See trailer:
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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.

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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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