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Shorts: Behind the Scenes

Sun Nov 15, 20:00

Film, Virtual Hub (Sunday Day Pass), £7.5 / £1 con

This event will be streamed live in the Fringe! virtual hub from the advertised time and will not be available once the live stream has ended.

3 creative documentaries shine a light on the humans behind the POC scene royalty worshipped when on stage: on fears, doubts, insecurities, and all of them overcome on the stage. This will be followed by a beautiful discussion about the experiences of Black performers, exploring mental health and self-image, featuring the powerhouse that is Sadie Sinner the Songbird

SEX SIRENS | dirs. Max Kutschenreuter, Poppy Sanchez | Netherlands 2019 | 26'
Meet the ballroom stars competing in the sex siren category in a Dutch ball in this backstage pass into what makes desire.

HARD RAIN | dir. Hannah Berry George | UK 2019 | 5'
An experimental telling of the interior struggles of NYC drag performer Blackie O.

BLACK VELVET | dir. Mimi Koku | UK 2020 | 27'
A look inside vital cabaret collective The Cocoa Butter Club and its founder Sadie Sinner the Songbird. A celebration of Black and brown performers being centre stage.

Access to this event is included in the Sunday Closing Day Pass which is available at a Pay What You Can, General Admission and Fringe! Donation price level.​

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Programme supported by Film Hub London, managed by Film London. Proud to be a partner of the BFI Film Audience Network, funded by the National Lottery.

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