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NewFest 2019 Festival Guide

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333 W 23rd St.
New York, 10011 United States
212-592-2980 http://www.sva.edu/about/sva-theatre

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October 2019

Opening Night Film & Party

Sell By (Opening Night Film & Party)

Wednesday October 23 @ 7:00 pm
SVA Theatre – 1, 333 W 23rd St.
New York, 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Mike Doyle, USA, 2019, 94 mins
Ticket includes film and entrance to the Opening Night Party
Delivering laugh-out-loud humor alongside wry truths, SELL BY is proof that witty writing and a strong ensemble are a true...
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Documentary Centerpiece

Drag Kids (Documentary Centerpiece)

Thursday October 24 @ 7:00 pm
SVA Theatre – 1, 333 W 23rd St.
New York, 10011 United States
U.S. Premiere
Dir. Megan Wennberg, Canada, 2019, 80 mins

Four very different drag performers under the age of 12 meet and celebrate their shared interest for the first time in Megan Wennberg's marvelously entertaining and touching documentary DRAG KIDS....
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New York Centerpiece

Cubby (New York Centerpiece)

Friday October 25 @ 6:30 pm
SVA Theatre – 1, 333 W 23rd St.
New York, 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Mark Blane and Ben Mankoff, USA, 2019, 83 mins

With a bold voice reminiscent of heyday ’90s independent cinema, CUBBY gives a whole new meaning to “adventures in babysitting." Written and co-directed by breakout star...
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Narrative Feature

Last Ferry

Friday October 25 @ 9:15 pm
SVA Theatre – 1, 333 W 23rd St.
New York, 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Jaki Bradley, USA, 2019, 86 mins

Fire Island during the early summer off-season makes for a perfectly isolated setting for this singular comedy-thriller. When lonely lawyer Joseph (Ramon Torres, who also serves as writer/co-producer) ventures...
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Spotlight Screening

The True Adventures of Wolfboy

Saturday October 26 @ 3:15 pm
SVA Theatre – 1, 333 W 23rd St.
New York, 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Martin Krejčí, USA, 2017, 88 mins

The story of a young, constantly bullied boy who runs away in search of the mother he never knew might sound familiar, but Martin Krejcí’s moving, magical film gives...
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International Centerpiece

And Then We Danced (International Centerpiece)

Saturday October 26 @ 6:00 pm
SVA Theatre – 1, 333 W 23rd St.
New York, 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Levan Akin, Sweden/France, 2019, 105 mins

Fresh from its acclaimed debut at Cannes, writer/director Levan Akin’s AND THEN WE DANCED delivers a passionate and exceptionally crafted tale of love and liberation set against the backdrop...
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Narrative Feature

Benjamin

Saturday October 26 @ 9:00 pm
SVA Theatre – 1, 333 W 23rd St.
New York, 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Simon Amstell, UK, 2018, 85 mins

Like a perfectly steeped cup of English Breakfast, BENJAMIN is satisfyingly bittersweet, a romantic comedy from the distinctive mind of Simon Amstell (NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS). Benjamin is an...
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Documentary Feature

Leonard Soloway’s Broadway

Monday October 28 @ 6:00 pm
SVA Theatre – 1, 333 W 23rd St.
New York, 10011 United States
East Coast Premiere
Dir. Jeff Wolk, USA, 2019, 82 mins

Leonard Soloway is a Broadway legend, and he’s got the Tony Awards, Pulitzer Prizes, and unforgettable stories to prove it. Narrated by Campbell Scott, this documentary follows the octogenarian...
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HalloKween Centerpiece

Scream, Queen! My Nightmare On Elm Street (HalloKween Centerpiece)

Monday October 28 @ 8:45 pm
SVA Theatre – 1, 333 W 23rd St.
New York, 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Roman Chimienti and Tyler Jensen, USA, 2019, 100 mins

Following a successful stint on Broadway alongside stars such as Cher, Karen Black, and Sandy Dennis, closeted actor Mark Patton launched his film career with a...
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Closing Night Film & Party

Tu Me Manques (Closing Night Film & Party)

Tuesday October 29 @ 7:30 pm
SVA Theatre – 1, 333 W 23rd St.
New York, 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Rodrigo Bellott, USA/Bolivia, 2019, 110 mins
Ticket includes film and entrance to the Closing Night Party
After his son Gabriel passes away, conservative Bolivian patriarch Jorge (Oscar Martínez) accidentally Skypes Gabriel’s ex-boyfriend Sebastian (Fernando Barbosa), leading...
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