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Wig (2019)





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A showcase of the 1980s origins of Wigstock, the historic festival that signaled the end of summer for New York City's gay community, features archival footage and a look at the contemporary drag movement it helped inspire.

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A far from festive affair, more of an anesthetized chronicle of Wigstock's apparent irrelevance in the current cultural and political moment.

May 10, 2019 | Full Review…

The documentary Wig is a joyous and sassy love letter to Wigstock (the annual drag festival in New York City) and New York City's drag culture.

July 11, 2020 | Full Review…

Wig is a fun film about how things have changed for drag performers since the early days of Wigstock.

June 19, 2019 | Full Review…

However, while it initially seems that revival and the history behind it will be the film's focus, Moukarbel quickly abandons that thread...

May 14, 2019 | Full Review…

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