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This year's Newfest is a blend of virtual and drive-in screenings. It opens with fossil-hunting romance Ammonite, which stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan. We're still adding details so please bear with us.
The festival runs from 16 to 27 October.
View Films by Strand:
- Documentary Feature Competition
- International Narrative Features
- Legacy Screening
- US Narrative Feature Competition
View previous years coverage of the NewFest festival:
Newfest Latest Reviews
Kelet is a young Somali trans woman who dreams of becoming a Vogue model. Leaving her family in Manchester to return to her childhood home in Finland, she draws on the support of her friends in the Vogue community to immerse herself in Helsinki's glamour.
A lonely widow from the countryside moves in with her daughter in a small, conservative town, and falls in love with an independent married woman who sings in a bar.
Documentary about youngsters with fluid identities.
The story of the man wrongly identified as patient zero in the AIDS virus crisis.
A young man is forced to face past traumas when he embarks on a new relationship.
Mo, a practising Muslim living in West Hollywood, is learning to navigate life post heartbreak. Enter Kal, an All-American guy who surprises Mo by offering to break fast with him during the holy month of Ramadan.
Eight self-described leather dykes discuss queer politics, power and self-determination.
Documentary tracking Julia’s comeback, the rough life on the comedy circuit, and the return of her children after a 15-year estrangement.
A pair of gay teenagers fake a relationship to avoid prejudice.
Troy and his young transgender son Joe are on the run from his conservative mother in the Montana wilderness, with a detective in hot pursuit.
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:
London Korean Film Festival
The 15th edition includes digital screenings.
London Film Festival
Hybrid festival expanding outside of the capital in 2020