New York's LGBTQ Film FestivalAn annual celebration of the best in LGBTQ film
2019 Dates Announced!
The 31st New York LGBTQ Film Festival will take place October 23 – 29, 2019.
Presented by HBO, New York’s LGBTQ Film Festival features over 140 films, panels and parties, and attracts over 13,000 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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Past Films Screened At NewFest
NewFest ensures that stories of LGBT people are created, shared and protected.
NewFest uses the power of movies to promote acceptance and equality for all LGBT people.
NewFest develops the next generation of filmmakers and storytellers.
NewFest connects diverse populations to discover, discuss and celebrate stories of LGBT lives.