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2020's Newfest was a blend of virtual and drive-in screenings. It opened with fossil-hunting romance Ammonite, which stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan.
The festival ran from 16 to 27 October.
View Films by Strand:
- Documentary Feature Competition
- International Narrative Feature Competition
- International Narrative Features
- Legacy Screening
- US Narrative Feature Competition
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Newfest Latest Reviews
New York in the 1980s. Seventeen-year-old David, who is tentatively beginning to express his homosexuality in the East Village gay scene, gradually starts to question the strict rules of his Jewish community.
A college student's day takes an unexpected turn when her sugar daddy arrives at the shiva she's attending with his accomplished wife and crying baby.
In this romcom, Ellie’s dead aunt has the perfect dating advice for her. But will she listen to it?
Two retired women, who have been in a secret relationship for decades, find their relationship turned upside down when the truth begins to come out.
In 1840s England, acclaimed but overlooked fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
Burnt-out trans activist Caz returns to the rural dairy community he fled before transition, to reconnect with his father. As father and son reconcile, Caz finds new purpose, spearheading the town's environmental fight against 'Big Dairy'.
A queer, coming of age drama set in Rochester, NY about an anxious teen girl who is manipulated into a romantic encounter with her best friend during the funeral service of their former Hebrew school classmate.
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.
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