Founded in 1988, NewFest is New York’s largest presenter of LGBTQ+ film & media and its 32nd edition will take place October 16-27, 2020, with the majority of the 120+ new films accessible online to ticket holders NATIONWIDE in the US. An important fact to note as most other Film Festivals we have covered have one been available in their home states.
There are also Special events include a Queer Trivia Night hosted by Rupaul’s Drag Race alum Jackie Cox; a Virtual Dance Party in partnership with House of Yes to close out My Girl Friday, a selection of films by and about women, women-identifying, and non-binary members of the queer community; as well as the previously announced all trans live reading of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN to celebrate the film’s 15th anniversary. All Panels will stream for free on NewFest’s YouTube and Facebook channels.
As usual the Queerguru Team have gone through the entire schedule for TOP PICKS OF FILMS NOT TO MISS. Some of these are favorites we have covered before from the Festival circuit, but we have also included some stunning new ones too.
This week sees the kick-off of the 18th Edition of WAY OUT WEST (formerly the Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival). it has packed schedule of queer cinematic delights starting with Israeli filmmaker Eyton Fox’s first movie in English the delightful rom-com SUBLET. The Fest produced by CLOSET CINEMA an Albuquerque based nonprofit organization, … Continue reading
The 31st Edition of Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival goes Virtual and kicks off tonight with Port Authority a cute millennial love story. Here also are QUEERGURU’S PICK OF THE BEST OF THE FEST : Alice Junior, A Skeleton In The Closet, Give Or Take, Latter Day Jew, Minyan, Stage Mother, … Continue reading
Already 5 days into Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival we are taking a look at what it still to come for this 2nd weekend. As there always in this the second longest-running film festival of its kind, there is a whole range of queer cinematic treats : from award-winning international feature films … Continue reading