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  • Summer Camp

    But I’m a Cheerleader (1999)

    Sunday July 8 @ 7:30 pm
    Liberty Hall @ Ace Hotel New York

    Dir: Jamie Babbit, USA, 1999, 85 mins Special FREE screening of NewFest 2000's Opening Night Film A taffy-colored throwback, this hilarious camp classic stars indie darling Natasha Lyonne as a teenager who's been sent off to "rehab" camp by priggish ...

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  • Outdoor Summer Screening

    Wild Nights With Emily

    Saturday July 7 @ 7:45 pm
    Green-Wood Cemetery

    Dir. Madeleine Olnek, 2018, USA, 84 mins In partnership with Rooftop Films Molly Shannon stars in this irreverent and hilarious SXSW dramatic comedy about Emily Dickinson, and her life-long romance with another woman. Amy Seimetz plays the mistress o...

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  • Outdoor Summer Screening

    The Gospel of Eureka

    Friday June 22 @ 7:30 pm
    Rooftop @ New Design High School

    Dir. Michael Palmieri & Donal Mosher, 2018, USA, 75 mins In partnership with Rooftop Films Love, faith and civil rights collide in a southern town as evangelical Christians and drag queens step into the spotlight to dismantle stereotypes. Taking a pe...

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  • OutCinema 2018

    From Selma to Stonewall: Are We There Yet?

    Wednesday June 20 @ 8:00 pm
    SVA Theatre

    Dir. Marilyn Bennett, 2016, USA, 60 Minutes Special Panel Conversation & Screening Join OutCinema for a special panel conversation and screening of FROM SELMA TO STONEWALL: ARE THERE YET?, a galvanizing documentary that sees a black preacher and a wh...

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  • OutCinema 2018

    Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco

    Tuesday June 19 @ 7:30 pm
    SVA Theatre

    Dir. James Crump, 2017, USA, 90 Minutes Winner! Grand Jury Prize, DOC NYC Transport yourself to the glamorous world of 1970s fashion, nightlife, and culture in both New York and Paris with this fascinating, intimate, and revealing documentary about a...

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  • OutCinema 2018

    Ideal Home

    Monday June 18 @ 7:30 pm
    SVA Theatre

    Dir. Andrew Fleming, 2018, USA, 91 Minutes New York City Premiere From writer/director Andrew Fleming (THE CRAFT, DICK) comes this outrageous, crowd-pleasing comedy starring Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan as an extravagant gay couple named Paul and Erasm...

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  • Free Community Screening

    Saturday Church Community Screening

    Wednesday June 13 @ 6:00 pm
    Screening Room at The Center

    Dir: Damon Cardasis, USA, 2017, 82 mins Presented in partnership with Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment (MOME) and the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) Living alongside his mother, younger brother, and conserva...

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  • Coming Out Again

    Torch Song Trilogy

    Tuesday June 12 @ 7:00 pm
    Quad Cinema

    Dir. Paul Bogart, 1988, USA, 120 mins, 35mm 30th Anniversary Screening! Harvey Fierstein adapted his oft-revived Tony-winning play for this beloved, emotionally stirring autobiography about a professional drag queen (Fierstein) in the 1970s living th...

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  • Summer Camp

    Wigstock: The Movie

    Sunday June 10 @ 7:30 pm
    Liberty Hall @ Ace Hotel New York

    Special FREE screening of NewFest 1995's Opening Night Film & Gala Dir: Barry Shills, USA, 1995, 85 mins Dive back into the 90s with this outrageous, star-studded documentary and groundbreaking concert film that celebrates & examines the annual Wigst...

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  • NewFest at The Center Presents

    Alex Strangelove

    Wednesday June 6 @ 7:00 pm
    Screening Room at The Center

    THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Dir: Craig Johnson, USA, 2018, 99 mins Free Pre-Release Summer Screening From writer/director Craig Johnson (THE SKELETON TWINS) and producer Ben Stiller, ALEX STRANGELOVE tells the story of Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny), a wel...

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  • Special Screening

    Punks (2000)

    Wednesday May 30 @ 8:00 pm
    SVA Theatre

    Dir: Patrik-Ian Polk, USA, 2000, 104 mins Join the co-hosts of Nancy from WNYC Studios, Kathy Tu and Tobin Low, for a rare 35mm screening of this rediscovered gem of queer cinema! Celebrated for its candid and realistic depiction of African-American ...

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  • Coming Out Again

    A Very Natural Thing

    Tuesday May 29 @ 7:00 pm
    Quad Cinema

    Dir. Christopher Larkin, 1974, USA, 80 mins, 16mm Q&A with screenwriter Joseph Coencas A landmark of gay representation in independent cinema, co-writer/director/producer Larkin’s heartfelt autobiographical saga explores the tension between monogam...

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  • NewFest at The Center Presents

    Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story

    Wednesday May 16 @ 7:00 pm
    Screening Room at The Center

    Dir: Tiffany Bartok, USA, 2017, 97 mins Legendary makeup artist, Kevyn Aucoin, arrived in New York City from the small town of Lafayette, Louisiana after spending his childhood expressing himself through drawing, painting, and makeup. In search of re...

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  • FREE Member Advance Screening

    Anything

    Wednesday May 2 @ 6:30 pm
    SVA Theatre

    Dir. Timothy McNeil, USA, 2017, 94 mins Following the death of his wife, and an ensuing failed suicide attempt, Early Landry (John Carroll Lynch), is forced to move to Los Angeles so he can be cared for by his over-protective sister, Laurette (Maura ...

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  • NewFest at The Center Presents

    Stumped

    Wednesday April 18 @ 7:00 pm
    Screening Room at The Center

    New York Premiere Dir: Robin Berghaus, USA, 2017, 72 mins Will Lautzenheiser was chasing the loves of his life. A year into a promising relationship, he landed a dream job teaching film. After his first two classes, he visited the hospital for a pers...

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