New York City’s Outfest and NewFest Film Festivals to Merge

Author: , March 28th, 2012

Outfest + NewFest New York CityNew York’s long-running LGBT film festival, NewFest, is merging with Outfest, organizers announced today.

This year’s NewFest, held July 27 through July 30, will be programmed by Outfest as a first step toward becoming one national arts organization.

“Outfest brings a wealth of knowledge and wide-ranging capabilities to NewFest,” said the event’s co-president of the board, Steve Mendelsohn.

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