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The latest news about NewFest, New York City's LGBT film festival. Read more about Newfest, which made plans to merge with Outfest, the LGBT film festival of Los Angeles, in 2013, in order to create a national arts organization. Learn about individuals--activists, politicians, and allies--who have helped us make strides toward equality. We also cover the campaigns of groups opposed to marriage equality and explore how gay marriage is covered in mainstream media. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.

New York’s NewFest 2023 Can’t Miss Films: View the Full Lineup

George C. Wolfe’s Rustin opens the LGBTQ+ film festival while the Annette Bening-starrer Nyad is named U.S. Centerpiece.

NewFest to Offer Dustin Lance Black, Brandi Carlile, & More

The New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival will showcase a variety of narrative films and documentaries highlighting the diversity of the community.

NewFest to Feature All-Trans Reading of 'Brokeback Mountain'

The event will be livestreamed free October 18, with donations suggested to benefit NewFest and the New York City Anti-Violence Project.

NewFest's 2020 Lineup Includes 'Summer of 85' and Kate Winslet

New York's LGBTQ+ festival announced a virtual lineup with a few drive-in experiences.

And the Winners of the 2019 NewFest LGBTQ Film Festival Are...

New York's LGBTQ film festival announced its jury and audience awards.

The Highlights of NewFest 2019, New York's LGBTQ Film Festival

Preview the centerpiece and featured films from the festival.

WATCH: The Films of NewFest 2014

New York's premier LGBT film festival showcases a diverse and compelling collection of narratives, documentaries, shorts, and parties.

The Films of NewFest 2013

New York's premier LGBT film festival celebrates its 25th anniversary with a diverse and compelling collection of narratives, documentaries, shorts, and parties.