The 30th NewFest
NYC’s LGBT fest celebrates an anniversary year, presenting 15 docs among its 40+ offerings.
MAKING MONTGOMERY CLIFT
Nonfiction in key slots include closing night selection MAKING MONTGOMERY CLIFT
, Robert Clift and Hillary Demmon’s intimate reassessment of the life, career, and legacy of the Hollywood legend; and doc centerpiece DYKES, CAMERA, ACTION!
, Caroline Berler’s survey of queer women’s cinema.
I HATE NEW YORK | Photo by Jacob Fuglsang Mikkelsen
Among the fest’s other documentaries are: Gustavo Sánchez’s I HATE NEW YORK
, a portrait of three trans artists in NYC’s nightlife scene; Laura Marie Wayne’s LOVE, SCOTT
, about the transformation a gay musician goes through after a vicious attack; Tristan Aitchison’s SIDNEY & FRIENDS
, on the struggles of trans and intersex Kenyans; and Christian Sonderegger’s COBY
, on life after transitioning for a transman in Ohio.