Shining A Light

on the LGBTQ Experience
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CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF LGBTQ FILM & STORYTELLING

NewFest gives voice and visibility to the full spectrum of the LGBTQ experience by championing films, supporting storytellers, and engaging audiences in order to inspire dialogue, shift cultural bias and empower our diverse community.

FEATURED EVENTS

LARGER THAN LIFE: THE KEVYN AUCOIN STORY

Dir. Tiffany Bartok, 2017, Documentary
Wednesday, May 16th at 7pm
Screening Room at The Center

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A VERY NATURAL THING

Dir. Christopher Larkin, 1974, Narrative
35mm screening!
Tuesday, May 29th at 7pm
Quad Cinema

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All Upcoming Events

Check out the complete schedule of NewFest’s upcoming screenings, must-see premieres, festival dates, and special events!

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NEW YORK’S LGBT FILM FESTIVAL

2018 Dates Announced!

October 24th – 30th, 2018
Get ready to celebrate the 30th Annual New York LGBT Film Festival.

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Become a Sponsor

Engage over 12,000 of New York’s dynamic LGBTQ community at NewFest’s prestigious annual festival.

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2017 Recap

Dive back into the 29th Annual New York LGBT Film Festival, which featured over 140 films from around the world.

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GET INVOLVED

Become a Member

Enjoy free & discounted screenings throughout the year and exclusive priority access to NewFest’s annual festival.

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Corporate Membership

Engage your LGBTQ employees with exclusive benefits, free tickets, and opportunities to meet filmmakers and community leaders.

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Volunteer

Lend your support, work for a good cause, and meet fellow film lovers by becoming part of NewFest’s vibrant team of volunteers!

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YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS

Screening Programs

Explore NewFest’s diverse year-round programming, from monthly series to pre-release films, and our annual Pride party!

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Educational Programs

Check out how our partnership with the Department of Education helps inspire new generations through the lens of LGBTQ film.

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Empowerment Programs

See how NewFest supports emerging filmmakers and provides engagement and access through a free ticketing program.

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT 

Year-Round Programs

Find out how your support continue to keep our programs active and growing.

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LGBTQ Youth & Seniors

See how a gift from you can support our community’s most underrepresented.

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Filmmakers

Support visiting filmmakers by becoming a housing host or donating airline miles.

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NEWFEST IN MOTION

Opening Night 2017

2017 Trailer

NewFest in Times Square

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