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25th Anniversary NewFest Filmmakers Speak Out

The silver anniversary edition of New York's LGBT film festival starts Friday and FilmLinc Daily caught up with a dozen of this year's feature filmmakers to get their comments about queer cinema, queer festivals, and their queer selves.

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NewFest’s Silver Anniversary Lineup Comes Out

Concussion and Test will bookend the 25th edition of New York's premier LGBT Film Festival, once again taking place at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this September in partnership with Outfest Los Angeles.

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Outfest Awards “Test” & “Born This Way” Top Prizes

Jury, Audience, and Special prizes were revealed over the weekend at Outfest, the Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival. Film Society and Outfest will co-present New York's premiere LGBT film event, Newfest, in September.

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Friedkin to be honored at Venice; Durbin passes away at 91

Golden Lions; Gordon Green; Vimeo On Demand and Video On Demand; and the passing of two great film stars, all in today’s FilmLinc Digest.

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Classic Tarantino in Theaters; “Petunia” Purchased

Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs return to the big screen this winter; Herzog to adapt D. B. C. Pierre’s Vernon God Little, and dark comedy Petunia (NewFest '12) gets distribution.

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Documenting LGBT Lives

NewFest highlights a diverse spectrum of LGBT stories in its documentary selection. This year's lineup includes three docs, Jobriath A.D., I Am a Woman Now, and Love Free or Die, that focus on the myriad discrimination members of the LGBT community face.

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NewFest Not Just for Boys (Who Like Boys)

Three NewFest films with female leads go beyond the social struggles of sexuality and explore the tension between unconventional families and what is culturally expected of them: My Best Day, Kiss Me and Mosquita y Mari.

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Interview with Joshua Sanchez, “Four”

The director of the Opening Night film of this year's NewFest spoke with us about his hope for his debut feature, adapting Christopher Shinn's play, the emotional complexities that drive his characters and the lasting effects of dysfunctional family dynamics.

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NewFest Announces Lineup and New Home at Film Society

The 24th edition of New York's premiere LGBT film festival promises an enticing array of narratives, documentaries and shorts and, for the first time, all of them will screen in the Walter Reade Theater!

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NewFest Sets Opening & Closing Nights at Lincoln Center

David Weissman's new documentary "We Were Here" will open the 2011 NewFest, New York City's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender film festival on July 21st at the Film Society's Walter Reade Theater. The event will close with Richard Ernesto Green's Gun Hill Road.

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