New York's LGBT Film Festival

An annual celebration of the best in LGBTQ film

Since 1988, one of the largest and most prestigious LGBT 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.

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Opening Night of the 29th Annual New York LGBT Film Festival

Opening Night of the 28th Annual New York LGBT Film Festival

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