NewFest will open with Mayor Pete, a fascinating look at Pete Buttigieg’s campaign to be the first openly gay U.S. president.
NAME OF FESTIVAL: New Fest
WHERE: Los Angeles, Ca
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: NewFest’s programming includes the annual NewFest: The New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Film Festival, one of the most comprehensive showcases of international LGBT film in the world as well as year-round filmmaker and screening events.
NewFest, New York’s LGBTQ film festival revealed the 2020 lineup of FREE Special Events and Panels as well as the juries.
Directed by Susan Sandler, Julia Scotti: Funny That Way – is a funny, moving, documentary portrait of trans comedian Julia Scotti who has just returned in a Showtime comedy special in a different gender after a 30 years hiatus.
NewFest, NY LGBTQ Film Festival, unveiled the complete 2020 lineup, closing with the virtual NY premiere of Faraz Shariat’s No Hard Feelings.
NewFest, the New York LGBTQ Film Festival will open with the NYC premiere of Francis Lee’s AMMONITE, starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan.
LGBTQ film festivals: Frameline, Inside Out, NewFest, and Outfest, announced their new alliance, NAQFA: the North American Queer Festival Alliance.
NewFest, one of the world’s most respected LGBTQ film festivals announced the 2019 winners with top honors going to TEMBLORES, QUEEN OF LAPA, AND THEN WE DANCED and A NIGHT AT SWITCH N’ PLAY.
The documentary Queen of Lapa will have its New York premiere at NewFest. The film Is an intimate and captivating portrait of activist Luana Muniz, one of the most influential transgender Brazilians in history.
The long-running queer performance art collective’s legendary evenings are chronicled in a new documentary A Night at Switch n’ Play which will premiere in New York City at NewFest 2019.
NewFest, one of the world’s most respected LGBTQ film festivals, will kick off the festival’s 31st edition with the New York premiere of Mike Doyle’s Manhattan-set ensemble rom-com SELL BY,
NewFest has added two premieres: the U.S. premiere of UNTIL RAINBOW DAWN and the U.S. premiere of the first two episodes of Desiree Akhavan’s new Hulu Original Series THE BISEXUAL to its upcoming 30th anniversary edition.
Following the big announcement of Yen Tan’s award-winning AIDS drama 1985 as Opening Night Film, NewFest today announced the full lineup of more than 140 LGBT films from around the world for their 30th annual celebration.