The short story, from the project’s site, goes… Drag Dad is an independent documentary project about 6-year-old Jeremiah and his father, the drag queen superstar named Tyra Sanchez. (real name James William Ross IV). In 2010, Tyra Sanchez won the popular reality show RuPaul’s Drag Race, which helped launch both Tyra (and James) to stardom. Capturing both the everyday and the sensational aspects of James’ dual existence as a drag queen and a parent, the film will examine James’ experience of leading these two contrasting lifestyles.
What is it like for Jeremiah to have a dad who is sometimes a man and sometimes a woman? Is James any different a dad because he works as a female impersonator?
Filmed in an observational cinema verité style, Drag Dad will combine interviews with James, Tyra and Jeremiah, and footage of their everyday domestic lives in Atlanta, to gain an in-depth view into this unique LGBT family.
Last month, Drag Dad completed a successful fundraising campaign, raising over $20,000 to go into production.
Björn Flóki is directing the film, while Denis Deck is producing.
No ETA yet on when it can be expected.
Until then, watch the teaser below for a glimpse at what to expect: