Fire Island Film and Video Festival
September 12 - 15, 2007
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Thursday, September 13
9 :30 PM – Drag Show Video Verite
(Clips curated by *Joe E. Jeffreys, Edited by *Seth S. Hauer)
It’s the ultimate
Drag Show Video Vérité brings together 30 some clips spanning 35 plus years of rare and never before publicly screened video footage capturing the faces and places, past and present, of New York City’s drag scene over the past 35 plus years. A history lesson, aesthetic exploration and celebration of the New York City drag communities’ rich diversity, the screening aims to introduce you to some of today’s notable male and female impersonators as well as acquaint or reunite you with the legends who exist now only in memory and on video tape.Featuring footage of: Paul Ambrose, Kevin Aviance, Jackie Beat, Lady Bunny, Jim Bailey, Charles Busch, Cashetta, Candis Cayne, Charity, Christina, International Chrysis, Lavinia Co-op, Jayne County, Jackie Curtis, Candy Darling, Sister Dimension, Derrick in a Dress, Ethyl Eichelberger, Mistress Formika, Zondra Foxx, Gassy, Rudy Giuliani, Murray Hill, Kitt Holiday, Jimmy James, Marsha P. Johnson, Jacqueline Jonée, Christopher Jones, Chitah Daniels Kennedy, Kiki and Herb, Michael Lynch, Lypsinka, Macha, Agosto Machado, Shelly Mars, Jim Michaels, Milan, Mia Monique, Mario Montez, Billie Nelson, Noche, Raven O, Hapi Phace, Charles Pierce, Rollerena, Rose Royalle, RuPaul, Flawless Sabrina, Shaboomboom, Linda Simpson, Jaimee Sommers, Sweetie, Switch N’ Play, Tabboo!, Aurora Van Davenport, Lahoma Van Zandt, Vikie Victoria, Sherry Vine, Jesse Volt, Gusty Winds, and Holly Woodlawn plus many more.
And featuring a special slide show of Derrick Little’s photos of the NYC downtown drag scene over the last dozen years with live piano accompaniment by concert pianist/drag diva Jacqueline Jonée.