AFFT rally in Nashville Feb. 21
The Association for the Future of Film and Television in Tennessee is holding a rally Tuesday, Feb. 21 on the steps of the Capitol in Nashville in support of legislation for film incentives.
The rally is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the AFFT has sent out this notice:
Bring your friends for a rally on the steps of the Capitol in support of incentives that will save our industry!!
Dress entirely in BLACK.
Make & bring your own hand-held signs that say something like:
1. Governor - help save our entertainment industry!
2. Only incentives will save TN entertainment!
3. Memphis wants to make movies!
4. I want to work in TN...not GA!
5. Over 150 people have already left TN for states with incentives!
6. Nashville wants to make film, television & music!
7. Tennessee's entertainment industry is dying. HELP!
8. Please support SB354/HB555!
Other statements are acceptable if they are simple. No threats. No &%$! words.
All attendees will be required to stay on the steps of the Capitol or on the sidewalk facing Charlotte Ave. No one is allowed to block traffic or areas where people need to enter offices.
If you're from areas other than Nashville, arrange carpools! But COME!!
We need HUNDREDS to show up. If lawmakers see only a few people, we are doomed.