New York's LGBTQ Film Festival

An annual celebration of the best in LGBTQ film

The 32nd Annual Festival – October 16-27, 2020

Presented by HBO, the 32nd Annual New York LGBTQ Film Festival is going virtual! Stay tuned for announcements of films, panels and virtual events. 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.

2019 Festival Highlights


2018 Festival Highlights

2017 Festival Highlights

2016 Festival Highlights

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Past Films Screened At NewFest

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Inspiring Storytellers

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Building Community

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