Please forward to all interested parties. Thanks, Basil Tsiokos Program Coordinator The New Festival ### 1999 New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival CALL FOR VIDEOCLIP LECTURE PRESENTATIONS Since 1988, The New Festival, Inc. has presented the annual New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, one of the most comprehensive forums of international lesbian and gay film/video and an important exhibition platform for independent film/video makers. The festival provides a professional and public context for the presentation of innovative and challenging work that reflects the broad range of practice and ideas found in contemporary media. Each year, in addition to film/video programs, The New Festival offers special presentations in which speakers give lectures on a variety of topics, illustrated by videoclips. Past presenters have been academics, archivists, authors, filmmakers, and cultural theorists, speaking on such subjects as: Recent Queer Hong Kong Cinema, The Search for a New Gay Pornography, Lesbians in Mainstream Television, Gay and Lesbian Images in TV Advertising, and Alternative Sexualities in Popular Indian Cinema. The New Festival is currently seeking proposals from persons interested in presenting videoclip lectures for the upcoming 11th Annual New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, June 3-13, 1999. Presentations should run between 60-90 minutes, and should be by, about, or of interest to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, or transgendered persons. Proposals should detail both the content of the lecture and the videoclips which will be used. The deadline for proposals is February 8, 1999. Proposals should be mailed, faxed, or emailed to: The New Festival ATTN: Special Presentations 47 Great Jones St, 6th Fl New York, NY 10012 212.254.7228 212.254.8655 fax [log in to unmask] www.newfestival.org ### ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama.