NewFest 2004: The 16th New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Film Festival
June 3-13

1) NewFest 2004 Info - Our Website has been updated! - visit http://www.newfest.org for full program, schedule, and ticketing information for NewFest 2004, taking place June 3-13. Ticketing begins May 19 for Members, May 26 for the General Public!

2) NewFest 2004 Membership - Become a Member now and order tickets beginning May 19!

3) NewFest@BAM - Bimonthly LGBT screening series continues on Wednesday May 26 - http://www.newfestival.org/cgi-bin/iowa/static.html?record=22

4) Support Lesbian Film - MY MOTHER LIKES WOMEN opens May 21st - http://www.mymotherlikeswomen.com/

5) Support Gay Film - ADORED: DIARY OF A PORN STAR opens May 28th - http://www.adoredthemovie.com

6) First Run Features - Spring 2004 Community Website on Love, Sex, and Marriage - http://firstrunfeatures.com/community.html

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1) NewFest 2004: The 16th New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Film Festival June 3-13

200 films, 30 countries, 11 days... and a brand new VENUE - Loews 34th St at 8th Ave!

Our website has been updated with full program, schedule, and ticketing information!
http://www.newfest.org

Please note: Ticketing begins May 19 for Members, and May 26 for the General Public!

Members will be mailed their Calendars via 1st class mail as soon as we receive them from the printers at the end of this week. Calendars will be distributed throughout the city and mailed to the rest of our mailing list next week.

2) Become a Member of NewFest 2004 and order your tickets first! For more information, visit http://www.newfestival.org/cgi-bin/iowa/member.html

3) NewFest @ BAM:
Our bimonthly LGBT programming series continues at the BAM Rose Cinemas on Wednesday, May 26.

Before Stonewall (1984)
Directed by Greta Schiller, Co-directed by Robert Rosenberg. Produced by Robert Rosenberg, Greta Schiller, & John Scagliotti.
In this classic documentary, filmed recollections and a wealth of archival material reveal the social, political, and cultural development of the lesbian and gay community. 16mm. 87 min.
4:30 & 6:45pm

After Stonewall (1999)
Directed by John Scagliotti. Produced by John Scagliotti, Janet Baus, & Dan Hunt.
This exciting documentary wonderfully encapsulates the LGBT rights movement's changes from the momentous Stonewall Riots to the end of the 20th century. 16mm. 88 min.
9:00pm

Ticketing :
General admission tickets to BAM Rose Cinemas are $10. Tickets are $6 for seniors, BAM Cinema Club members, NewFest members with member cards, and children under twelve. Tickets are available at the BAM Rose Cinemas box office, by phone at 718.777.FILM (order advance tickets by the "name of movie" option and give the name of the program as stated above; day of screening use theater express code #545), or online at http://www.bam.org or http://www.moviefone.com. For more information, call the BAMcinÈmatek hotline at 718.636.4100 or visit http://www.bam.org

4) Support Lesbian Film!
MY MOTHER LIKES WOMEN
(A Mi Madre Le Gustan Las Mujeres)

Opens at the Angelika Film Center on May 21!

MY MOTHER LIKES WOMEN is a staccato-paced comedy about three sisters whose lives are thrown off-kilter by their mother's sudden sexual awakening. Screwball comedy takes hold as the sisters begin to feel threatened by their mother's new lifestyle. Suspecting that she might be financially supporting her girlfriend, the sisters hurtle themselves into a frenzied effort to "rescue" their mother and separate the new lovers. The hilariously calibrated plot follows the sisters as they attempt to seduce their mother's lover, wreaking utter havoc in their wake.

Directed by Ines Paris & Daniela Fejerman
In Spanish with English subtitles
Released by Norador Films

For more information, please visit:
http://www.mymotherlikeswomen.com/

5) Support Gay Film!
ADORED: DIARY OF A PORN STAR
Opens at the Quad on May 28th!

They say you make your own family, but that doesn't keep you from having to deal with your own flesh and blood. In ADORED, Riki, a risquÈ and well-known Italian gay porn star, attends the funeral of his affluent father, while trying to keep his porn stardom a secret.  When Riki's uptight brother Federico comes to Riki's Rome apartment to resolve issues surrounding their
father's estate, he meets Riki's hilariously tragic friend Luna and accidentally discovers the truth of Riki's  life (and even visits Riki on the set of his newest adult film). The two brothers rekindle their relationship when Federico assists Riki in the adoption of a young boy who unexpectedly enters his life.  A dazzling and provocative feature debut, ADORED unapologetically celebrates the joy of sex, the glories of Italian men and the diversity of family.

Directed by Marco Filiberti
In Italian with English subtitles
Released by Wolfe

http://www.adoredthemovie.com

6) Visit First Run Featuresπ Spring 2004 Community Website: their focus is ≥Love, Sex and Marriage," which features a Film Series, Director Interviews, Links, and a Forum Section.

First Run Features' Community page:
http://firstrunfeatures.com/community.html

First Run Features' Gay and Lesbian titles page:
http://www.firstrunfeatures.com/gay_and_lesbian.html