Queens of heart [videorecording] : community therapists in drag / Cinema Libre Studio in association with Kwamba Productions and Portland State University Foundation presents ; producer, Wendy Kohn in association with Ostrow & Company ; written and directed by Jan Haaken.

Contributor(s): Darcelle | Haaken, Jan | Kohn, Wendy | Darcelle XV and Company | Pink Martini (Musical group) | Kwamba Productions | Portland State University Foundation | Cinema Libre StudioMaterial type: FilmFilmPublisher number: CLS1056 | Cinema LibrePublication details: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : Cinema Libre, c2008. Edition: Full screenDescription: 1 videodisc (48 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 1595870873; 9781595870872Subject(s): Darcelle | Darcelle XV and Company | Female impersonators -- Oregon -- PortlandGenre/Form: Documentary films. | Nonfiction films.DDC classification: 306.77 LOC classification: HQ77.2.U6 | Q44 2008Cast: Featuring Darcelle XV and Company; music featuring Pink Martini.Summary: "Seventy-five year old Darcelle comforts and confronts her audiences, from the brides gone wild and their nervous male companions, to gays and lesbians celebrating a step in coming out. The documentary takes viewers behind the scenes, showing how the work of drag requires a deep understanding of human psychology. Located in the Old Town district of Portland, Oregon, Darcelle XV and Company is the longest surviving drag club in the United States. Since 1967, the venue has provided a social space where people from all walks of life in the community have come to celebrate, mourn, heal, or simply to have fun. Following the proud tradition of Stonewall, where drag queens fought New York police in the early gay rights uprising, Darcelle XV's has served as a hub for political activism."--Container.
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Special features: Director's commentary with film critic Frann Michel; Interactive history of Darcelle's showplace; Deleted scenes and more.

Featuring Darcelle XV and Company; music featuring Pink Martini.

"Seventy-five year old Darcelle comforts and confronts her audiences, from the brides gone wild and their nervous male companions, to gays and lesbians celebrating a step in coming out. The documentary takes viewers behind the scenes, showing how the work of drag requires a deep understanding of human psychology. Located in the Old Town district of Portland, Oregon, Darcelle XV and Company is the longest surviving drag club in the United States. Since 1967, the venue has provided a social space where people from all walks of life in the community have come to celebrate, mourn, heal, or simply to have fun. Following the proud tradition of Stonewall, where drag queens fought New York police in the early gay rights uprising, Darcelle XV's has served as a hub for political activism."--Container.

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DVD; NTSC, all region.

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