Screening Programs

Our annual festival and screening series reflect and engage the LGBTQ community

New York’s LGBTQ Film Festival

Our signature annual event. One of the largest, most prestigious LGBTQ festivals in the world, with more than 140 films, panel, and parties. Our 31st Annual Film Festival will be October 23 – 29, 2019.

NewFest at The Center Presents

A monthly series at The LGBT Community Center that makes diverse LGBTQ stories accessible year-round through screenings, talkbacks and receptions that entertain, educate, and empower New York City.

OutCinema Pride Event

In partnership with NYC Pride and SVA Theatre, three celebratory days of films, Q&As and afterparties during Pride in June.

Coming Out Again

A retrospective series at The Quad, showcasing LGBTQ culture, preservation and history through rediscovered landmark films and lesser-known works.

Pre-Release Screenings

Free NewFest member screenings of films prior to their release to the general public. Past films have included Oscar winners Call Me By Your Name, A Fantastic Woman and The Shape of Water.

Summer Outdoor Series

In partnership with Rooftop Films, NewFest screens upcoming queer films in outdoor settings and parks throughout all 5 boroughs.