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The Cockettes

Sat Nov 16, 15:00

Film,Q+A, Rio Cinema, £12.5 / £10.5 con

Dive into the LSD- and acid-fuelled exuberant chaos of the gender-exploding revolutionaries who erupted out of San Francisco in the 1970s. In their two-and-a-half-year existence, The Cockettes created 20 shows launching a unique burst of cultural experimentation and artistic outrageousness that continues to influence culture, politics, spirituality and club life. But it wasn’t just drag, they were performing their lives.

dirs. David Weissman & Bill Weber | USA | 2002 | 102min | UK distribution Peccadillo Pictures

CN: Contains archive footage depicting racial stereotypes. 

Short before the feature:
SWEETHEART | dir. Cathal O'Brien | UK | 2019 | 3min
Local honey Lewis G. Burton frolics through Hampstead Heath's abundant thicket on a sun-drenched afternoon.

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