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  • Member Advance Screening & Livestream Q&A

    Summerland

    Wednesday July 29 @ 6:30 pm
    at NewFest Virtual Screening Room

    Exclusive Advance Screening & Livestream Q&A with star + writer/director Dir. Jessica Swale, UK, 2020, 99 mins Gemma Arterton (VITA & VIRGINIA) stars as Alice, a reclusive writer resigned to a solitary life on the seaside cliffs of Southern England w...

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  • Partner Screening + Panel

    Black Families Through Queer Eyes (Screening + Panel)

    Wednesday July 22 @ 6:00 pm
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    To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Thomas Allen Harris’ debut film VINTAGE: FAMILIES OF VALUE, Third World Newsreel and Family Pictures USA present "Black Families Through Queer Eyes,” a virtual screening and panel discussion.

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  • NewFest at The Center Presents

    We Are The Radical Monarchs

    Wednesday July 15 @ 8:00 pm
    at NewFest Virtual Screening Room

    Q&A with filmmaker and featured cast on July 15th at 8pm EST / 5pm PST Dir. Linda Goldstein Knowlton, USA, 2019, 97 mins Virtual Premiere Meet the Radical Monarchs, a group founded by two queer women of color (Anayvette Martinez and Marilyn Hollinque...

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  • Virtual Panel

    On Being Black + Queer (Panel)

    Tuesday July 7 @ 9:00 pm
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    This livestream conversation will be moderated by Darnell L. Moore, and feature Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael R. Jackson (A STRANGE LOOP), Dr. Durryle Brooks, and Samson Ajewole (I MAY DESTROY YOU). Join us for ON BEING BLACK + QUEER, our panel episo...

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  • Exclusive Virtual Event

    Welcome to Chechnya

    Monday June 29 @ 8:00 pm
    at NewFest Virtual Screening Room

    Exclusive Advance Screening & Livestream Q&A Dir. David France, USA, 2020, 107 mins From acclaimed journalist and Oscar®-nominated director David France (“How to Survive a Plague," "The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson"), WELCOME TO CHECHNYA br...

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  • Family Movie Night

    Hearts Beat Loud (Family Movie Night)

    Thursday June 25 @ 7:00 pm
    at NewFest Virtual Screening Room

    Pride 2020 Family Film Screening and Q&A Dir. Brett Haley, 2018, USA, 97 mins Join NewFest, Trinity, NYC Department of Education, and NYC Unity Project for a free online film screening of HEARTS BEAT LOUD, a sweet comedy-drama about learning to love ...

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  • Special Pride Event

    Disclosure: Live Celebration & Conversation

    Wednesday June 24 @ 9:00 pm
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    Presented with NAQFA (North American Queer Film Festival Alliance) Watch DISCLOSURE on Netflix, and then join us on Wednesday, June 24th at 9pm for the livestream conversation & celebration with executive producer Laverne Cox, director Sam Feder, and...

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  • NewFest at The Center Presents

    Pier Kids

    Tuesday June 23 @ 8:00 pm
    at NewFest Virtual Screening Room

    Q&A with filmmakers on June 23rd at 8pm EST Dir. Elegance Bratton, USA, 2020, 84 mins Online NYC Premiere PIER KIDS interrogates the meaning of community, both within at-risk LGBTQ youth of color and in the larger gay community as well. PIER KIDS put...

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  • NewFest Now

    Proud

    Friday June 19 - Thursday July 16
    at NewFest Virtual Screening Room

    Dir. Philippe Faucon, France, 2018, 156 mins "One of the most exciting series of the year" – Cahiers du Cinema In 1981, it was still illegal to be gay in France. Today, same-sex marriage is recognized and has paved the way for legalizing the adopti...

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  • Virtual Livestream Screening + Q&A

    Pride Shorts with Vimeo

    Thursday June 11 @ 8:00 pm
    at NewFest Virtual Screening Room

    $8 Suggested Donation Be set free with NewFest & Vimeo’s second annual showcase of LGBTQIA+ Pride picks, shining a spotlight on exceptional queer stories and emerging filmmakers--coming to you on a one-time, must-see livestream event! Join us for t...

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  • NewFest Now

    Beanpole

    Thursday June 4 - Thursday June 18
    at NewFest Virtual Screening Room

    AVAILABLE TO RENT ON DEMAND NOW Dir. Kantemir Balagov, Russia, 2019, 137 mins "Dazzling… a brilliantly told, deeply moving story about love" --THE NEW YORK TIMES Winner of Un Certain Regard’s Best Director prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festi...

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  • Special Virtual Event

    Vida: The Final Season, Episode 4

    Thursday May 14 @ 8:00 pm
    at NewFest Virtual Screening Room

    Exclusive Advance Screening & Livestream Q&A In Episode 4 of VIDA: The Final Season, Lyn throws Marcos an epic, VIDA-style, double-30 Queerceañera, and Emma goes on a psychedelic journey of self-exploration.

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  • Special Virtual Event

    Hightown

    Wednesday May 13 @ 8:00 pm
    at NewFest Virtual Screening Room

    Exclusive Advance Screening & Livestream Q&A Executive produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Academy Award nominee Rachel Morrison, HIGHTOWN revolves around Jackie Quinones (Monica Raymund), a party-loving lesbian who hails from Provincetown,...

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  • NewFest Now

    Straight Up

    Friday April 17 - Friday May 22
    at NewFest Virtual Screening Room

    AVAILABLE TO RENT ON DEMAND NOW Dir. James Sweeney, USA, 2019, 95 mins "The work of a startling talent" --VARIETY Todd is a hyper-articulate, obsessive compulsive gay twentysomething whose fear of dying alone leads him to a baffling conclusion: he mi...

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  • NewFest Now

    Saint Frances

    Wednesday April 15 - Thursday May 7
    at NewFest Virtual Screening Room

    AVAILABLE TO RENT ON DEMAND NOW Dir. Alex Thompson, 2019, USA, 101 mins  Audience Award, SXSW 2019 After her decision to end an unwanted pregnancy, 34-year-old Bridget reluctantly agrees to nanny the bright and rambunctious Frances, forming an unex...

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