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The Heels Have Eyes: A Denver Dragumentary
Logline: Using the Diva Dozen as a central focus, The Heels Have Eyes explores the world of Denver’s fantastic drag performance community. Interviews, transformations, performance, a dip into some movie magic and a filmmaker learning to do drag himself.
The rise and success of RuPaul’s Drag Race has had repercussions everywhere, and no city has seen more of a revolution than Denver, Co which has seen its scene triple with talent and beauty in just 6 short years. But Denver’s drag history runs deep and this latest revolution is only one side of the story. Utilizing performance footage, in-depth interviews and transformations, fun faux movie trailers and the filmmaker learning and doing drag himself, The Heels Have Eyes will shine a mirror on drag and one city’s past, present and future with it.
Director Keith Garcia
Starring the talents of:
Nina Flowers, Janessa Befierce, Felony Misdemeanor, Victoria Sexton, Nina Montaldo, Bootzy Edwards Collynz, Mariah Spanic, Daniella DeCoteau, Khryst’aaal, Yazmeen Staxxx, Ginger Douglas, and Scarlett Red.
About the Film:
Seven years ago I wandered into a country gay bar in my hometown and witnessed a performance by a drag artist named Nina Flowers who changed my expectations of what drag was. She wasn’t alone in her passion and in no time a cast of characters and personalities emerged and a revolution began to unfold before me. I picked up a camera then and began shooting what I could. I continued amidst a demanding job but left that behind last year to focus on getting this film done so I can share this city’s drag story with the world.
Current Status: Fundraising to move into our second and final phase of filming so we can start putting this film together!
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