Founded in 1988, The New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival is one of the world’s largest and most respected annual celebrations of the year’s best queer films from the U.S. and abroad–featuring over 150 films from more than 30 countries, as well as special events that bring together filmmakers, celebrities, movie lovers, industry professionals, and the LGBTQ+ community.

Submissions are open!

Submit your film to the 35th Annual New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival!

Black Filmmaker Initiative

Learn more about our Black Filmmaker Initiative!

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Previous Festivals

Learn more about our past festivals and see the lineups!


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Become a Sponsor

We can curate customized sponsorship programs and installations that both elevate your brand and champion queer artists and storytellers. Bring queer cinema to your LGBTQ+ ERG, or receive excellent brand visibility at NYC’s premiere LGBTQ+ event.

For more information, please contact us at contactus@newfest.org.