Screening Programs

Our annual festival and screening series reflect and engage the LGBTQ community

New York’s LGBT Film Festival

Our signature annual event. One of the largest, most prestigious LGBTQ festivals in the world, with more than 140 films, panel, and parties. Our 30th annual New York LGBT Film Festival runs from October 24 – 30, 2018.

NewFest at The Center Presents

A monthly series at The LGBT Community Center that makes diverse LGBTQ stories accessible year-round through screenings, talkbacks and receptions that entertain, educate, and empower New York City audiences.

OutCinema Pride Event

In partnership with NYC Pride and SVA Theatre, a celebratory screening, Q&A and afterparty on the Monday of Pride Week in June.

Coming Out Again

A retrospective series at The Quad, showcasing LGBT culture, preservation and history through rediscovered landmark films and lesser-known works.

Pre-Release Screenings

Free NewFest member screenings of films prior to their release to the general public. Past films have included Oscar winners Call Me By Your Name, A Fantastic Woman and The Shape of Water.

Outdoor Screening Series

In partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment, NewFest is developing LGBTQ screenings in outdoor settings and parks throughout all 5 boroughs.