Get priority access to the best of LGBT film and events, both at our 30th annual international film festival (October 24th-30th, 2018) and at year-round screenings and events throughout the city. See films before anyone else, engage in cast and crew talkbacks, and support filmmakers who give voice and visibility to the full spectrum of LGBT stories. Plus, membership is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
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NewFest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Payments/Gifts may be made by credit card online, or by mailing a check with your address, phone number and email to:
The New Festival, Inc. 601 West 26th Street, Suite 325-95, New York, NY 10011.
DUAL FESTIVAL PASSES include double the benefits of Individual Passes at a discounted price.
1 ANNUAL DISCOUNTS: Discounts range from 15-65%. See newfest.org/membership for full details.
2 EARLY PRIORITY TICKETING: You will be emailed when tickets go on sale for your category. Diamond All-Access Passholders do not need to purchases their own tickets, but may purchase guest tickets during this time.
3 PRIORITY SEATING: All members have access to the theater prior to the general public, up until 15 minutes prior to screening. Speed Pass seating allows entry at the highest priority without waiting in line.
4 FILMMAKER LOUNGE: General entry does not allow admission during private events.
5 TICKETLESS ENTRY: Diamond All-Access Passholders do not need to purchase tickets for screenings as seats will be held up to 15 minutes prior to showtimes.
6 RECOGNITION: To be listed in the Festival Program or on-screen at the Festival, Membership or Passes must be purchased 8 weeks prior to the Festival.
7 COMPLIMENTARY YEAR-ROUND TICKETS: A NewFest representative will help coordinate your tickets. Please inquire for desired events.
8 TALENT ENGAGEMENT: Available at events and on Red Carpets. Please inquire.
9 SPONSOR/NAMING OPPORTUNITY: Opportunity to name or sponsor an annual or festival program is based on level/gift amount. Please inquire at email@example.com.
- Please Note: Membership, Festival Passes, and tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Memberships/Passes purchased before or during the annual Film Festival are applicable for that year’s Festival only. All annual Memberships and Passes must be renewed each year to gain benefits for the next Festival edition. Annual Memberships purchased within 60 days before the annual Festival will expire 60 days prior to the following year’s Festival.