The 17th annual NewFest, New York City’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender film festival, will kick off June 2 with the preem of Tim Kirkman’s “Loggerheads.” Event will close June 12 with the preem of Marco Kreuzpaintner’s “Summer Storm.”
“Loggerheads” follows a young man attempting to save endangered loggerhead turtles at a summer beach. Bonnie Hunt and Chris Sarandon star. Film, written and directed by Kirkman, will be released in November by Strand Releasing.
“Summer Storm” examines four German teenagers with burgeoning sexual desires against the backdrop of a high school rowing regatta.