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The Cockettes

  • Release Date: May 10, 2002
  • Rated: Some Language, Drug References, Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 39 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Billy Weber, David Weissman

Synopsis

In the late '60s and early '70s, a San Francisco-based group of transvestite performers formed a talented troupe known as "The Cockettes." This documentary tells the story of the group's short but memorable existence. Directors Bill Weber and David Weissman utilize a wealth of archive footage to relate how George Harris became "Hibiscus" and formed the gender-bending troupe that would perform street theater. By the time they have their glorious off-Broadway debut, most of the original members had already...more

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