NewFest: ‘The Way He Looks’ Director Daniel Ribeiro on Young Love and Casting His Leading Man image

NewFest: ‘The Way He Looks’ Director Daniel Ribeiro on Young Love and Casting His Leading Man

Brazilian filmmaker Daniel Ribeiro's The Way He Looks won the Teddy Award at the Berlin Film Festival this year. It screens as part of the 26th NewFest, New York's LGBT Film Festival at the Film Society, July 24-29.

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NewFest: ‘The Circle’ Director Stefan Haupt on the Inspiring Lives of Ernst Ostertag and Röbi Rapp image

NewFest: ‘The Circle’ Director Stefan Haupt on the Inspiring Lives of Ernst Ostertag and Röbi Rapp

The Circle won a Teddy Award for Best Documentary at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival, and will screen as part of the 26th NewFest, New York's LGBT Film Festival at the Film Society, July 24-29.

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NewFest: ‘The Foxy Merkins’ Director Madeleine Olnek on Hustlers, Comedy, and Housewives image

NewFest: ‘The Foxy Merkins’ Director Madeleine Olnek on Hustlers, Comedy, and Housewives

The Foxy Merkins director Madeleine Olnek shares her thoughts on adapting male-hustler movies, comedy, and catching the attention of Artforum prior to its Manhattan bow as part of NewFest this week.

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NewFest: ‘Age of Consent’ Gets Down and Uninhibited image

NewFest: ‘Age of Consent’ Gets Down and Uninhibited

Co-director Charles Lum shared with FilmLinc Daily how Age of Consent became a full-blown feature, owing some influence to a 1981 film set in Berlin. He also reveals his and fellow filmmaker Tom Verow's experience diving into hardcore London and finding an audience for their film.

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NewFest Matures and Eyes Hetero-geneity in 26th Year image

NewFest Matures and Eyes Hetero-geneity in 26th Year

The diversity of this year’s NewFest, which opens at the Film Society on July 24, is the most hopeful and exciting aspect of modern queer cinema. The 26th edition spans 20 films and three collections of shorts from around the world.

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Newfest to Open 26th LGBT July Event with ‘Futuro Beach’ image

Newfest to Open 26th LGBT July Event with ‘Futuro Beach’

NewFest, New York's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Film Festival will screen 16 narrative and five documentaries July 24-29.

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25th Anniversary NewFest Filmmakers Speak Out image

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 image

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 image

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 image

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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