Save the dates! NewFest 2014 will open on Thursday, July 24th and run through the following Tuesday, the 29th.

NewFest Closing Night Film: TEST

TEST (USA, 2013, 90 mins) New York Premiere Directed By: Chris Mason Johnson www.TestTheFilm.com This sexy, funny, poignant new film from Chris Mason Johnson (THE NEW TWENTY) won two Outfest Grand Jury Prizes for its portrayal of a Frankie (Scott Marlowe), a sexy young dancer in 1985 San Francisco, enjoying big city life and the […]

NewFest 2013 Spotlight: THE RUGBY PLAYER

Documentary Features (USA, 2013, 90 mins) New York Premiere Directed By: Scott Gracheff On this 12th anniversary of 9/11, we present Scott Gracheff’s documentary, which pays tribute to one of the gay heroes of that day – Mark Bingham. We know the story of BINGHAM’S heroism on flight United 93, and we know about the […]

NewFest 2013 Spotlight: WHO’S AFRAID OF VAGINA WOLF?

VALENTINE ROAD Documentary Features (USA, 2013, 89 mins) Directed by: Marta Cunningham When an eighth grade boy is shot twice at point-blank range by his Valentine crush, many, including the jurors, are quick to blame the victim rather than the aggressor. With a remarkable degree of clarity, Marta Cunningham’s riveting documentary investigates the roots of […]


Hand picked as stand-outs from the 2013 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival, Newfest’s shorts programs provide a humorous, incisive and downright sexy look into stories of queer identity, love and misadventures from all across the globe. SHORTS PROGRAM 1 – SATURDAY, 9/7, 4:15PM BUY TICKETS Social Butterfly (France , USA, 2013, 14 mins) Directed […]

NewFest 2013 Spotlight: LAST SUMMER

LAST SUMMER (USA, 2013, 73 mins) New York Premiere Directed By: Mark Thiedeman www.markthiedeman.com For two small-town teenagers in love, this is that one last summer they will spend together before going their separate ways. Baseball star Luke knows that the intelligent Jonah will go off to college in the fall, and over the course […]