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Screening: To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar
January 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Underground Queer Cinema proudly presents a screening of the 90’s hit comedy “To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar”. Join us for drinks and some 90’s nostalgia drag comedy!
Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town.
Cast: Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo
Director: Beeban Kidron (1995)
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes (1996):
Best Performance by an Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Patrick Swayze
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: John Leguizamo
“Calling To Wong Foo campy doesn’t do the film justice: The film camps it up but still allows us to believe in the characters. Snipes and Swayze are so successful in exploring their feminine sides that all of their future roles should be played in drag.” – Austin Chronicle
“Wong Foo is pure fantasy and sets up the queens as avenging spirits of fun, frolic and frisky style. They transform Snydersville from a drab, dusty whistle stop to a wonderland of wigs, sidewalk cafes and spontaneous dance parties.” – San Francisco Chronicle