Outrageous!

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  • What:
    Special Events
  • When:
  • Where:
    Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre

SPECIAL EVENT: As part of the Classic, Camp and Cult: Queer Film weekend at the V&A watch Outrageous!, one of the first gay-themed films ever to receive widespread theatrical release in North America

19.00 Listen to a short introduction by festival programmer Zoë Clayton on the general themes and selection for the weekend and how the films link to various objects in the Museum’s collection.

19.15 Outrageous! (1977 Richard Brenner / Canada) – 96 minutes.
Craig Russell plays Robin, a feminine hairdresser with an impressive talent for drag, impersonating Bette Davis, Tallulah Bankhead, Ethel Merman, Judy Garland, Mae West and more!

Before each screening we will show three queer-themed clips from the 1920s to the 1960s, courtesy of British Pathe.

Past Event

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