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LGBT - Completed 2019

The film is divided into 4 chapters, each shows different levels of Russian drag. You will know about divas which started their job in the late 90s, about new generation of drag queens and you will see the largest travesty scene in Russia.

& Awards

Latvia, Russia ArtDocFest IDFF 2019
Environment. More life
Poland Sputnik Over Poland Russian FF 2020
Documentary Competition
    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • LGBT, Documentary, First film
    • Countries
    • RUSSIA
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 51 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ivan VYDUMLEV
    • Writer(s)
    • Ivan VYDUMLEV
    • Producer(s)
    • Ivan VYDUMLEV
    • Synopsis
    • The film is divided into 4 chapters, each of which shows different levels of drag in Russia.

      The first chapter shows the representatives of the new drag generation who started these activities not so long ago and were inspired by the show “Rupaul’s drag race ”. These divas: Gena Marvin and Vanessa Viper used to work in clubs but now they perform in social media. They speak about difficulties of life for gays in Russia, about they drag families and about their day work.

      The second chapter shows the life and work of older travesties Miss Coco and Margo Mandarinova, which started their job in the late 90s and early 00s. Nowadays, they work in a small club “Malevich” on the outskirts of Saint Petersburg. This chapter shows the difficult life of divas which is filled with desire for fame, alcohol and mental illnesses.

      The third chapter is about self-acceptance. Bagoa San tells his story of complete acceptance of his nature and uniqueness.

      In the fourth chapter you see the largest travesty scene in Russia and all the things that happen behind the scenes in the dressing room.