M.O.B. Wives of Richmond

This rather muddled and affectionate profile tells part of the story of group of outrageous outsized African/American middle-aged women in Richmond Virginia who have adopted the personas of Drag Queens. Centered around Anelica O. Mark-Harris their large-than-life queen bee, these women bedeck themselves out in flamboyant camp dresses and top their look off with a wig … Continue reading

Madam Baterflai

The sub-title of Argentinian filmmaker Carina Sama’s first documentary movie is ‘diversity within diversity’ which aptly covers this close study of the lives of four transvestites and one transsexual in Bolivia today.  Each of the five have made an extraordinary journey to reach the point of where they are now, and whilst most of have … Continue reading

Made in Bangkok

When Argentinian film buff Flavio Florencio first went to Mexico some years ago his friends took him to a ‘cantina’ to watch a cabaret full of transvestite performers which totally fascinated him.  He was very curious to know how they all spent their daytime lives off the stage, and he decided that there was probably … Continue reading

Making The Boys

‘Making the Boys’ is a fascinating look at the 1968 groundbreaking play ‘The Boys In The Band’, and a profile on its writer and creator Mart Crowley.  The breakthrough play about a Birthday Party full of funny, but self-hating gay men was the very first off-Broadway play written by an openly gay man which was all about gay man. Pre-dating … Continue reading

Mala Mala

A chance encounter in a bar in Austin Texas with an eloquent drag queen was the impetus for filmmakers Antonio Santini and Dan Sickles to embark on a journey that would take them to Puerto Rico to explore the world of transgender people and drag queens. What they discovered and recorded in this fascinating new documentary … Continue reading

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