Newfest’s 2022, 34th annual film festival starts October 13th, featuring diverse LGBTQIA+ productions and here are our picks of what should be on your radar.
Despite its subject matter, there is something surprisingly tame about “Gossamer Folds,” which shows how tolerance and acceptance develops over hate.
Despite a few painfully awkward moments, “Ellie and Abbie (And Ellie’s Dead Aunt” does ultimately give you what you need from it.
In what may feel like a prequel to “Shiva Baby,” Rachel Sennott is joined by Madeline Grey DeFreece for another awkward funeral situation.
“Dating Amber,” set in 1995, reminds you how much has changed in 25 years as we follow two Irish teens dealing with being ostracized for their sexuality.
Dancing on the tightrope between cringe and funny, “Shiva Baby” presents Rachel Sennott as someone on the cusp of mainstream fame.
In this quiet drama, a young girl, on the brink of puberty, wonders what the end result might be.
“Were You Gay In High School” has the quality and appeal of something you’d think was released on Wong Fu’s YouTube channel due to its comedy and heart.
Coming out isn’t always a delicate procedure, as shown in “Egghead & Twinkie.”
Set to the song “And Then She Kissed Me” by St. Vincent, the short, sharing the song’s name, is a sweet and quick romance made to make you swoon.