New York's LGBT Film FestivalAn annual celebration of the best in LGBTQ film
Since 1988, one of the
largest and most prestigious
LGBTQ 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.
2017 Festival Highlights
2016 Festival Highlights
View Past Programs from New York’s LGBT Film Festival
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.