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Double Feature | Year 12 (2020)
Living your identity! Tangerine is deeper than you may have heard. At least this once, let’s make sure we all know the full title of Priscilla Queen of the Desert is actually The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Alice cuts Michael’s Dunkacinno jokes. Usually. Tangerine and The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. How Hugo Weaving ended up in The Matrix. Tangerine is a Christmas film, shot by Alec Baldwin. The public’s focus on unusual film trivia to the detriment of the actual film. Trans women are just people. Making a genuine, non-exploitation film. A different representation of L.A. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is mostly just trying to be fucking fun. Thinking otherwise misses the point. Australian Rocky Horror Picture Show. Having to be drag queens to exist in 1994. Some gay people sound different and it’s not a big deal. Michael tries not to be problematic. Coming to terms with cultural change and acceptance. Michael does not know anyone in West Virginia. A time before Internet-sanctioned language.
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Released: July 10, 2015
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Director: Sean Baker
Writer: Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch
Starring: Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian
A hooker tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart.
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Released: August 10, 1994
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Director: Stephan Elliott
Writer: Stephan Elliott
Starring: Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp
Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.