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NewFest 2014

July 24-29

NewFest is currently running  at Lincoln Center between July 24th and July29th. Buy tickets and join us!

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New York City's

LGBT Film Festival

Celebrating our 26th year with a diverse and compelling lineup of narratives, documentaries, shorts, and parties!


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A down-on-her-luck lesbian hooker-in-training and a self-assured female grifter who’s a pro at picking up women hit the streets together in this riff on iconic male-hustler films from the director of Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same. SEE TRAILER read more…

NewFest Honors Ira Sachs

Ira-Sachs-web2014 Visionary Award

With his latest film, LOVE IS STRANGE,  set for national release on August 21, we’re  honored  to present the Visionary Award  to an artist who has embodied the goals of NewFest — promoting equality by creating and sharing our stories. 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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  • 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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