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NewFest is NEW YORK’S LGBT FILM FESTIVAL, which showcases the best of LGBT film from around the world, and presents the diverse stories of our community to audiences throughout New York City.
Our 28th annual NewFest Film Festival is presented in partnership with Outfest, and is tentatively scheduled for October 20th-25th, 2016, at New York’s Bow Tie Chelsea Theaters. All film submissions are accepted via Outfest.
NewFest is dedicated to bringing together filmmakers and audiences to build a community that passionately supports giving voice and visibility to the full spectrum of the LGBT experience. We are committed to nurturing emerging LGBT and allied filmmakers. We support those artists who are willing to take risks in telling the stories that fully reflect the diversity and complexity of our lives. For more information, visit
All films submitted via Outfest.

To submit your film: