P.S. BURN THIS LETTER PLEASEBelonging
The discovery of a collection of letters in an abandoned storage unit reveals the hidden history of the 1950s drag scene in New York.
Combining incredible archival footage and contemporary interviews, this powerful documentary delves into the epistolary relationship between multiple drag queens operating in New York City’s mid-century underground nightlife and their unnamed friend in Los Angeles. The filmmakers track down many of the surviving correspondents, who deliver vivid reflections on their struggles and triumphs as trailblazers of modern drag. P.S. Burn This Letter Please is a joyful and moving adventure in a time and place long unexplored on screen.
Listen to a fascinating discussion on ABC Radio about the film.
|Director:||Michael Seligman, Jennifer Tiexiera|
|Producer:||Jennifer Tiexiera, Michael Seligman, Craig Olsen|
|Cast:||Henry Arango, Michael Alogna, James Bidgood|
|Script:||Michael Seligman, Jennifer Tiexiera|
|Rights:||The Film Collaborative|