Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Celebrating Ballroom History With Harlem Pride!

On Thursday, June 27th, the GET DOWN Campaign’s No More Stigma Film Series kicked off NY Pride with Global Network of Black Pride at Maysles Cinema, Harlem, NY.  In conjunction with partner organizations GMAD, SWERV Magazine, Harlem Pride, Anti Violence Project and Until There's A Cure, there was a special Harlem Pride and NYC Pride Week screening of the feature documentary film T.V. Transvestite. The film was preceded by the short "The Show Must Go On: The Story Of Snookie Lanore".

The event was hosted by Tamara Williams who plays Danielle from the hit Youtube web series, No Shade and Destiny DuMure Pucci (Nashid Corbin), and Executive member of Gay Men of African Descent Youth Advisory Board.  The feature was preceded by the short film The Show Must Go On: The Story Of Snookie Lanore by director Zachary Kussin, who was in attendance for the post-screening Q&A.  The guests were then treated to a Mini-Ball (three categories) featuring The Paragon House of GianMarco Lorenzi and hosted by Iconic Father Kamari Lorenzi – Miyake Mugler

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