SAG-AFTRA National LGBT Committee Proud Sponsor of NewFest and Free Stone Butch Blues Acting Panel, Oct. 20-25

SAG-AFTRA is a presenting partner on the Acting Panel: Focus on Stone Butch Blues at NewFest 2016, New York's LGBT Film Festival. On Sunday, Oct. 23 at 1:30 p.m., join NewFest attendees to hear stories and tips on how to sustain a career versus being part of a trend, learn how to create your own opportunities and knock down barriers, and see what’s next for these panelists in their upcoming project, the highly anticipated adaptation of Leslie Feinberg’s celebrated novel Stone Butch Blues. SAG-AFTRA members can attend for FREE. Reserve your spot and use promotional code SAGAFTRAD here.

When: Oct. 20 – 25, 2016


Where: Primary Venue – Cinépolis Chelsea (formerly Bow Tie)
260 West 23rd Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues)
New York, NY 10011

Partner Venue - The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center
208 West 13th Street (between 7th and Greenwich Avenues)
New York, NY 10011

To experience all the festival has to offer, SAG-AFTRA members also have the opportunity to become NewFest members at the discounted rate of $35. Don’t miss the opportunity to see some of the best films showcasing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) talent at New York's LGBT Film Festival. From Oct. 20 through 25, NewFest features over a hundred films, parties and panels from around the world that shine a light on the LGBT experience.

In order to become a NewFest Member, visit and on the top of the order page enter promotional code SAFTNF. Once you hit apply, enter quantity next to SAG-AFTRA, which will allow you to continue registering at the discount rate of $35. After you purchase your membership and create an account, click redeem your package/subscription for tickets to an event and choose which events you want to go to, at a discounted rate. As a member you receive $4 off general festival screenings, $10 off opening/closing festival films and parties, advance access to festival tickets and access to the festival filmmaker lounge. Membership also includes year-round benefits, such as free pre-release screenings, discounted partner screenings in New York City and $10 off tickets to NewFest at The Center Presents monthly screening series.

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