fbpx

NewFest 2019 Festival Guide

Get tickets now for the 31st New York LGBTQ Film Festival, Oct. 23 – 29th

Loading Events

← Back to Events

Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9

+ Google Map
260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
https://cinepolisusa.com/locations/chelsea

Upcoming Events

October 2019

Shorts Program

Dancing with Myself

Thursday October 24 @ 3:45 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
Are we human or are we dancer? This shorts program sets out to answer that timeless question. Whether at a party, a studio, or all by oneself, this dynamic program celebrates the varied art of dance and...
Read more / Trailer »

Postcards From Brazil – Shorts Program

Postcards From Brazil

Thursday October 24 @ 6:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
With the election of Jair Bolsonaro in 2018, the world's eyes suddenly turned to Brazil. But the country's history with oppression of LGBTQ+, Afro-Brazilian, and low-income communities has been a complicated one for quite some time. POSTCARDS...
Read more / Trailer »

Narrative Feature

Seventeen

Thursday October 24 @ 9:00 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Monja Art, Austria, 2017, 104 mins

Reminiscent of subtle tales of sapphic desire like SHOW ME LOVE and MY SUMMER OF LOVE, Monja Art’s feature is an adroit portrait of young love and its complex...
Read more / Trailer »

Narrative Feature

Top 3

Friday October 25 @ 3:45 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Sofie Edvardsson, Sweden, 2019, 44 mins

In this inventive and bittersweet animated rom-com, perpetual list-maker Anton falls in love with David and the two share a globetrotting young romance. But things start to go awry...
Read more / Trailer »

Narrative Feature

Billie & Emma

Friday October 25 @ 6:15 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
East Coast Premiere
Dir. Samantha Lee, Philippines, 2018, 107 mins

In the Philippines during the 1990s, out teenager and rock-music-lover Billie is sent from Manila to live with her aunt in a rural village. Sticking out like a sore...
Read more / Trailer »

Legacy Screening

Go Fish

Friday October 25 @ 9:15 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
25th Anniversary
Dir. Rose Troche, United States, 1994, 84 mins

Opposites attract in this New Queer Cinema staple that defined ’90s lesbian zeitgeist. Camille ‘Max’ West (GUINEVERE TURNER, CHARLIE SAYS, and THE L WORD) is a tony young lesbian...
Read more / Trailer »

Shorts Program

Bless Your Queer Heart

Saturday October 26 @ 11:15 am
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
As diverse as the region itself, this batch of shorts centering the experiences of LGBTQ Southerners will have you using "Ya'll" as your go-to gender neutral pronoun in no time. From tender to terrifying, these six short...
Read more / Trailer »

Narrative Feature

Top 3

Saturday October 26 @ 1:45 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Sofie Edvardsson, Sweden, 2019, 44 mins

In this inventive and bittersweet animated rom-com, perpetual list-maker Anton falls in love with David and the two share a globetrotting young romance. But things start to go awry...
Read more / Trailer »

Narrative Feature

Monsters.

Saturday October 26 @ 3:45 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Marius Olteanu, Romania, 2019, 116 mins

Presenting a clear snapshot of a contemporary Romanian couple through three distinct chapters, Marius Olteanu’s formal portrait of a marriage in silent disarray is immersive in its naturalism and...
Read more / Trailer »

Documentary Feature

One Taxi Ride

Saturday October 26 @ 6:45 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
East Coast Premiere
Dir. Mak CK, Mexico and Singapore, 2019, 84 mins

When Erick was 17 years old, his life changed forever. Ten years after a traumatic taxi ride, he's ready to reclaim his future and set out on...
Read more / Trailer »

Shorts Program

Hot Girl Mixtape

Saturday October 26 @ 9:15 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
The girls are back in town! Our latest batch of short films that focus on the lives and loves of lesbian and queer women celebrates vintage coming out stories, the importance of holding one's own at the...
Read more / Trailer »

Legacy Screening

Tongues Untied

Sunday October 27 @ 11:15 am
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
30th Anniversary Screening
Dir. Marlon Riggs, United States, 1990, 55 mins

The seminal documentary on black gay life, Emmy Award-winning director Marlon T. Riggs’ 1989 TONGUES UNTIED uses poetry, personal testimony, rap, and performance (featuring poet Essex Hemphill and...
Read more / Trailer »

Screening and Conversation

Out For Greatness: Screening & Panel

Sunday October 27 @ 1:15 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
To demonstrate its support of LGBTQ+ storytellers, Hyundai brought six queer luminaries together to produce a collection of eye-opening intersectional conversations. These three documentary shorts follow Shangela and Kevin Yee, Chika and Michelle Badillo, and Reggie Bullock...
Read more / Trailer »

Narrative Feature

A Dog Barking at the Moon

Sunday October 27 @ 3:45 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Lisa Zi Xiang, China & Spain, 2019, 107 mins

While visiting her broken family with her American husband, pregnant writer Huang Xiaoyu finds herself trapped between her cult-brainwashed mother and her secretly homosexual father. An...
Read more / Trailer »

Shorts Program

All in the Trans Family

Sunday October 27 @ 6:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
Traversing the spectrum from absurdly honest to honestly absurd, this tonally varied shorts program focuses on the myriad of trans experiences as they relate to family, acceptance, and home. Good, bad, and weird family dynamics are on...
Read more / Trailer »

Shorts Program

Nocturnal Dream Shows

Sunday October 27 @ 9:00 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
Up late and looking to go down a queer rabbit hole? Look no further than NOCTURNAL DREAM SHOWS, our collection of all things shocking, surreal, sensual, and short! Borrowing its name from visionary visual artist and filmmaker...
Read more / Trailer »

Documentary Feature

Markie in Milwaukee

Monday October 28 @ 3:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Matt Kliegman, USA, 2019, 92 mins

In this remarkable documentary, transgender TSA agent and former minister Markie Wenzel struggles with being ostracized within her conservative community as she debates whether to de-transition. On the eve...
Read more / Trailer »

Episodic Showcase

Drama Episodic Showcase

Monday October 28 @ 6:15 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
30 ROCK'S Jenna Maroney once said "Drama is like gay man Gatorade." So come replenish your electrolytes at this episodic showcase that entirely focuses on what the heart wants and needs—and don't limit it to just gay...
Read more / Trailer »

Narrative Feature

Music for Bleeding Hearts

Monday October 28 @ 9:00 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
World Premiere
Dir. Rafael Gomes, Brazil, 2019, 102 mins

In present-day São Paulo, a trio of young hearts are about to break. Ricardo has both a steady boyfriend and a wandering eye for a new coworker. Isabella is taking...
Read more / Trailer »
+ Export Events