New York's LGBT Film Festival

An annual celebration of the best in LGBTQ film

Since 1988, one of the

largest and most prestigious

LGBTQ festivals in the world.

DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 2018!

30th Annual New York LGBT Film Festival

OCTOBER 24 – 30, 2018

For our 30th Anniversary, New York’s LGBT Film Festival has been extended to seven days, kicking off on Wednesday, October 24th!

Presented by HBO, New York’s LGBT Film Festival features over 140 films, panels and parties, and attracts over 12,000 attendees from around the globe every October. Our annual celebration of the year’s best LGBTQ film and media has grown to become a vital part of New York City’s cultural landscape, and one of the world’s premier gatherings of LGBTQ filmmakers and artists.

NewFest’s collection of narratives, documentaries, episodics, and shorts portray the diverse and compelling stories–shining a light on the LGBTQ experience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 Festival Highlights

2016 Festival Highlights

View Past Programs from New York’s LGBT Film Festival

Past Films Screened At NewFest

Changing Lives

NewFest ensures that stories of LGBT people are created, shared and protected.

Promoting Equality

NewFest uses the power of movies to promote acceptance and equality for all LGBT people.

Inspiring Storytellers

NewFest develops the next generation of filmmakers and storytellers.

Building Community

NewFest connects diverse populations to discover, discuss and celebrate stories of LGBT lives.

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