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What’s included in each Membership?

Annual Membership — $55
– Invitations to all members-only events throughout the year
– Invitations to select advance screenings
– 10% discount to all monthly and annual screening series, including NewFest Presents, Queering the Canon and NewFest Pride
– 10% discount to all New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival screenings and passes
– 20% discount on all NewFest merchandise



Membership Plus — $145
– Invitations to all advance screenings and members-only events throughout the year
– Access to all virtual screenings at NewFest Presents, Queering the Canon and NewFest Pride (does not include Virtual All-Access Pass for New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival)
– Two tickets to any In-Person General Admission screening(s) at New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival
– 15% discount to all monthly and annual screening series, including NewFest Presents, Queering the Canon and NewFest Pride
– 15% discount to all New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival screenings and passes
– 20% discount on all NewFest merchandise



Silver Star Membership — $500
Silver Festival Pass for the 2024 New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival, which includes:
––– Ten tickets to be used at any In-Person General Admission screening(s)
––– 30% discount on a Virtual All-Access Pass
––– 30% discount on tickets purchased for any in-person screenings (including Opening, Closing, and Centerpiece screenings)
––– Access to Festival Lounge
––– Silver level acknowledgement in the Program Guide
– Invitations to all advance screenings and members-only events throughout the year
– Access to all virtual screenings at NewFest Presents, Queering the Canon and NewFest Pride
– 25% discount to all monthly and annual screening series
– 20% discount on all NewFest merchandise
– Includes a tax-deductible contribution of $85 to NewFest Future Fund



Please note: The Silver Star Membership pass benefits are good for next year’s Festival. If you would like to enjoy your benefits for this year’s 2023 New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival, please purchase a 2023 Silver Pass

Gold Star Membership — $1,250
Gold Festival Pass for the 2024 New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival, which includes:
––– Virtual All-Access Streaming pass to the NewFest on-demand platform
––– Eight tickets to be used at any In-Person General Admission screening(s)
––– Four tickets to be used at any In-Person Centerpiece screening(s)
––– Two tickets to In-Person Opening Night and Closing Night Screenings + Parties
––– 50% discount on additional tickets purchased for any type of in-person screening (including Opening, Closing, and Centerpiece screenings)
––– Access to Festival Lounge
––– Gold level acknowledgement in the Program Guide
– Invitation to all pre-release screenings and members-only events throughout the year
– 20% discount to all monthly and annual screening series, including NewFest Presents, Queering the Canon and NewFest Pride
– 20% discount on all NewFest merchandise
– Includes a tax-deductible contribution of $350 to NewFest Future Fund



Please note: The Gold Star Membership pass benefits are good for next year’s Festival. If you would like to enjoy your benefits for this year’s 2023 New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival, please purchase a 2023 Gold Pass

Diamond Star Membership — $2,500
Diamond Festival Pass for the 2024 New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival, which includes:
––– Virtual All-Access Streaming pass to the NewFest on-demand platform
––– Two tickets to all In-Person General Admission screenings
––– Two tickets to all In-Person Centerpiece screenings
––– Two tickets to the In-Person Opening and Closing Night Screenings + Parties
––– Reserved Seating and Early Entry at all in-person Festival screenings
––– Invitation to Pre-Festival Salon and an Exclusive VIP Event
––– Access to Festival Lounge
––– Diamond level acknowledgement in the Virtual Program Guide
– Two All Access Passes for Queering the Canon
– Two VIP All Access Passes for NewFest Pride
– Two tickets to all NewFest Presents screenings at the LGBT Community Center
– Invitation to all pre-release screenings and members-only events throughout the year
– 20% discount on all NewFest merchandise
– Includes a tax-deductible contribution of $550



Please note: The Diamond Star Membership pass benefits are good for next year’s Festival. If you would like to enjoy your benefits for this year’s 2023 New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival, please purchase a 2023 Diamond Pass

1. Go to www.goelevent.com and click Sign In/Register in the top right corner to log in with the email and password you use for NewFest.

2. Once you are signed in, hover over your name in the top right corner and click Account.

3. On the menu on the left side of the Account homepage, click Your Memberships.

4. You should now be able to see your NewFest membership status and expiration date. You can also add a saved payment and turn on auto-renewal for memberships here.

1. Follow the instructions in the question above to go to Your Memberships.

2. If you do not already have a payment method saved in Elevent, click “Configure Default Payment” and input your payment details. (If you already have a payment saved, the button will read Enable Auto-Renewal.)

3. Your membership is now set to auto-renew on the day that it expires. You will be notified via email 7 days prior to your renewal date if you would like to cancel or make changes to your membership. If you would like to upgrade your membership instead of renewing at the same level, make sure to manually upgrade before your auto-renewal date.

1. Visit www.newfest.org/join. In the top right corner, click Sign In and enter your email and password.

2. After signing in, click “Become a Member” at the top of the page to view the renewal and upgrade options available to you.

3. An upgrade is a purchase of a new membership term at a higher level, but including a renewal discount. Both renewals and upgrades will add one year to the end date of your current membership. You may upgrade in the final month of your current membership term. If you would like to change membership levels in the middle of your membership term, please reach out to members@newfest.org for individual assistance.

1. Visit www.newfest.org/join. In the top right corner, click Sign In and enter your email and password.

2. After signing in, click “Become a Member” at the top of the page.

3. Scroll to the bottom section to add a gift membership level to your cart and check out.

4. After check out, you will receive two emails: (1) Order Confirmation email and (2) Redeem Your Membership Gift email.

5. Just forward the “Redeem Your Membership Gift” email to the gift recipient. The recipient will follow the instructions in the email to set up a new account or add the membership to an existing account.

For all other questions or to learn more about memberships, please reach out to members@newfest.org.

If your question is specifically about using your member benefits to purchase tickets or access the virtual platform, please contact boxoffice@newfest.org.