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NewFest’s New York LGBTQ Film Festival Sets Lineup, Will Open With ‘Ammonite’

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Patrick Hipes Executive Managing EditorThe hybrid in-person/virtual New York LGBTQ Film Festival will kick off October 16 with the Kate Winslet-Saoirse Ronan movie Ammonite as its opening-night film.

Director Francis Lee will also receive the festival’s inaugural World Queer Visionary Award during ahead of the movie’s drive-in screening at the Queens Drive-In at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.Organizer NewFest said Wednesday in unveiling the lineup that the fest’s 32nd edition will wrap with a virtual screening of Faraz Shariat’s No Hard Feelings which won the Teddy Award at this year’s Berlin Film Festival.Other highlights of this year’s fest include a special sneak drive-in preview of Alan Ball’s road trip comedy Uncle Frank, which bowed.

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