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There’s a lot going on this year at NewFest!
Here is a day-by-day breakdown of all the Spotlight Screenings, free panel discussions and social events, drive-in screenings & more

* All non-Spotlight films will be available to stream on-demand starting Friday October 16 at 10AM.

* Spotlight Screenings premiere at their designated time and will remain available to watch on-demand through October 27.

Schedule

Friday October 16
10AM EST All non-Spotlight films available to stream on-demand (View full line-up)
8PM EST Opening Night screening of AMMONITE at The Queens Drive-In

Saturday October 17
8PM EST Spotlight Screening of SUMMER OF 85, followed by Q&A
10PM EST Queer Trivia w/ Jackie Cox (Free)

Sunday October 18
6PM EST BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN Table Read with All Trans Cast (Free + suggested donation)
8PM EST Spotlight Screening of AHEAD OF THE CURVE, followed by Q&A

Monday October 19
1PM EST Panel: BIPOC Queer Film Canon Kiki (Free)
6PM EST Panel: BOYS IN THE BAND: Up Close and Personal (Free)
8PM EST Spotlight Screening of THE OBITUARY OF TUNDE JOHNSON, followed by live Q&A

Tuesday October 20
1PM EST Panel: LGBTQ Gathering Spaces in the Time of COVID (Free)
6PM EST Panel: Centering Black Trans + Queer Voices in Film (Free)
8PM EST Spotlight Screening of SHIVA BABY, followed by Q&A

Wednesday October 21
1PM EST Panel: Filmmaker Virtual Roundtable with NYWIFT (New York Women in Film & Television) (Free)
6PM EST Panel: HBO Max’s EQUAL: An Intergenerational Celebration of LGBTQ+ Icons (Free)
8PM EST Spotlight Screening of RURANGI, followed by Q&A

Thursday October 22
1PM EST Panel: Queer the Vote: A Conversation About Elections and LGBTQ Rights (Free)
6PM EST Panel: Speak Out: Journalism Through an LGBTQ Lens (Free)

Friday October 23
1PM EST Panel: Global LGBTQ Advocacy (Free)
8PM EST Special Sneak Preview Screening of UNCLE FRANK at Queens Drive-In
8PM EST Spotlight Screening of ELLIE & ABBIE (& ELLIE’S DEAD AUNT), followed by Q&A
10PM EST My Girl Friday Virtual Dance Party with House of Yes (Free)

Saturday October 24
4PM EST Awards Presentation
7:30PM EST Drive-In Screening of CICADA and BROOKLYN BOYS SHORTS at Brooklyn Drive-In
8PM EST Spotlight Screening of KELET, followed by Q&A

Sunday October 25
8PM EST Spotlight Screening of KEITH HARING: STREET ART BOY, followed by Q&A

Monday October 26
8PM EST World Premiere Screening of NORA HIGHLAND, followed by Q&A

Tuesday October 27
8PM EST Closing Night Screening of NO HARD FEELINGS, followed by Q&A**

**NO HARD FEELINGS will remain available to stream on the on-demand platform through October 30

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