The Cockettes

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USA | 2002 | 100 Minutes | Bill Weber and David Weissman

November 11, 2015

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Co-presented by Bellevue Arts Museum
Take a wildly entertaining and exuberant journey into the heart of the 60’s with this award winning documentary chronicling the life of flamboyant San Francisco theatrical troupe, The Cockettes. Post screening discussion with Fayette Hauser, founding Cockettes member, and Michael Cepress, curator of Counter-Couture: Fashioning Identity in the American Counterculture, now on view at Bellevue Arts Museum.


Also coming soon:

SIFF and BAM present
Soulful Expressions: The Bold Voices of Counterculture Fashion - Panel Discussion & Film Shorts
Friday, September 4, 6:30pm | At Bellevue Arts Museum
Free for BAM of SIFF members, $5 nonmembers | Register here
Celebrate the opening of Counter-Couture: Fashioning Identity in the American Counterculture with a presentation and screening of three short films related to the history, trends, and fashions of the exhibition. A panel discussion moderated by Michael Cepress will feature Alexandra Hart, Fayette Hauser, and Lee Brooks. Films include: "The Saga at Macrame Park" (1974), "The Cockette's Palace" (1970), and a selection from "Jimi Hendrix – Rainbow Bridge" (1970).

  • Director: Bill Weber and David Weissman
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2002
  • Running Time: 100 Minutes