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The 25th annual NewFest, New York's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender film festival, has announced its lineup of 15 features, four documentaries and 31 shorts. The fest is put on by OutFest and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Check out the program below. NewFest runs September 6-11 at the Film Society's Walter Reade Theater and the Jcc in Manhattan. Stacie Passon's "Concussion," which premiered at Sundance to strong reviews, will open the festival. It centers on a suburban lesbian housewife who leads a double life as a high-end call girl in Manhattan. RADiUS-twc snapped it up out of Park City for seven figures; no word yet on a stateside release. Complete lineup:CONCUSSIONDir/Scr: Stacie Passon, 2012, USA, 97 min.From executive producer Rose Troche and writer-director Stacie Passon, this funny, sexy and compelling mix of Belle de Jour and The Stepford Wives  follows suburban lesbian housewife Abby (Robin Weigert, “Deadwood”, The Sessions) through an erotic epiphany. »


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