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WHEN QUEENS COLLIDE, the definitive documentary on the art of drag, nears wrapping principal photography. Our crew, with 30 Emmys to their credits, have been shooting for over four years and have amassed over 350 hours of dazzling footage of L.A’s top drag performers both in and out of drag.

Go backstage, behind the scenes, and get to know drag superstars, MOMMA, KAY SEDIA and BRIDGETTE OF MADISON COUNTY. Experience the wit of JACKIE BEAT, MISS COCO PERU, MZ. ALANNA, CHI CHI LARUE and the impresarios of club Dragstrip 66, GINA LOTRIMAN and DJ PAUL V. You will get to know the men who bring these hilarious “women” to life.

You’ll also meet such bright, up and coming talents as TV perennial guest star  WILLAM BELLI, CASSANDRA FEVER the “New” Elvira, KELLY MANTLE and the exotic RAJA!

Experience the comic genius of THE BOOFONT SISTERS, MAUREEN LAYER and the perpetually pregnant, ROXY MOUNTAINS.

See what a myriad of Hollywood stars have to say on the art of drag and their take on our talented performers. Over 21 celebrities log in including: ALEXIS ARQUETTE, BEA ARTHUR, BRUCE VILANCH, CASSANDRA “Elvira” PETERSON, DEE WALLACE, GEDDE WATANABE, JIM J. BULLOCK, JUDY TENUTA, MINK STOLE, PHYLLIS DILLER, RICHARD SIMMONS, as well as West Hollywood Mayor/Councilman: JOHN DURAN.

Gain insights into drag with eminent psychiatrist, Dr. JAY M. SMITH, as well as side-splitting reminiscences from both celebrities and performers alike.

Learn the history of drag from expert drag historian, BENNETT SCHNIEDER, who consulted on the cult hit; PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT and is none other than drag nun, SISTER UNITY DIVINE of THE SISTERS OF PERPETUAL INDULGENCE.

Take a “Walk on the Wild Side” with Andy Warhol Superstar HOLLY WOODLAWN, who was hired to put the sass into Dustin Hoffman’s Dorothy Michaels for TOOTSIE.

Our performers have been on such network TV shows as NIP/TUCK, NYPD BLUE, BOSTON LEGAL, INVASION, MY NAME IS EARL, WHOOPI, CSI-NY, NUMBERS, WILL & GRACE, THE SHIELD, CSI- MIAMI, CANE, WOMEN’S MURDER CLUB as well as being in such major motion pictures as STOMP THE YARD and FLAWLESS with Robert De Niro, indie favorites GIRLS WILL BE GIRLS and BILLY’S HOLLYWOOD SCREEN KISS along with countless theatrical shows and opera’s directed by Franco Zeffirelli.

Be held spellbound by the uncanny illusions of legendary JIM BAILEY and his reminiscences on his illustrious career. You’ll see that Jim not only has a huge fan following but is endorsed on camera by such celebrities as SHARON GLESS, DEBBIE REYNOLDS, EARL HOLIMAN, Academy Award winner MARGARET O’ BRIEN, BETTY GARRETT and former Miss America, LEE MERIWETHER.

WHEN QUEENS COLLIDE is a highly entertaining and enlightening look at the men behind the make-up and the gender bending art involved in drag.

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