About NewFest

Logo & Tagline: NewFest - LGBTQ+ Film and Media | New York

Founded in 1988, NewFest is New York’s largest presenter of LGBTQ+ film & media and the largest convener of LGBTQ+ audiences in the city. Our mission is to give voice and visibility to the full scope of the LGBTQ+ experience through films and programs that entertain, educate, and empower.

Join Us During Fun Time at Noon!

Join NewFest, New York's leading LGBTQ+ film and media organization, for a virtual screening of these two exciting queer short films and a conversation with filmmakers.


On the eve of her cotillion ball, a young Black girl explores her queerness. Directed by Natalie Jasmine Harris; 12 mins


A short musical about a future where love and community reign supreme. Directed by Zhailon Levingston; 5 mins

Bring LGBTQ+ Film to Your School

Photo of NYC Students at Screening of the film "Love, Simon"

Programs Offered:

    • Screenings/discussions for GSA's, diversity clubs, full grade-levels or whole divisions

    • Assemblies

    • Family screenings

    • Conference sessions or tracks

    • Screenings for faculty or parents

Download a flyer on our school programs.

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