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Wigstock: The Movie (1995)

 -  Documentary  -  9 June 1995 (USA)
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Documentary/Concert film covering the annual Drag festival in New York City. Highlights include a performance by drag diva, Ru Paul, and the infamous Lypsinca.

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Nicola Bateman ...
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Leigh Bowery ...
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Jayne County ...
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Jackee Dee ...
Wigstock Dancer
Chloe Dzubilo ...
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Documentary/Concert film covering the annual Drag festival in New York City. Highlights include a performance by drag diva, Ru Paul, and the infamous Lypsinca. Written by R. John Berggren <jberg@nina.pagesz.net>

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A Celebration of Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Big Hair!

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Rated R for sex-related material and language | See all certifications »
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9 June 1995 (USA)  »

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Wigstock  »

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$688,512 (USA)
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Quotes

Lady Bunny: I think Mother Nature must be a drag queen, can you believe this weather?
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Referenced in RuPaul's Drag Race: Extra Special Edition (2009) See more »

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Thank You
5 October 2004 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Today - more than ten years after Wigstock 1994 was immortalized in this film - I finally watched this movie. So today, I want to reach back a decade and say thank you to the producers of this movie, who took it upon themselves to chronicle this day of joy in a city that needs it now more than ever. I encourage everyone - whether or not you have ever taken RuPaul's advice to get yourself a wig, some heels and some pantyhose and then live fierce for even a short time - to view this movie with an open heart and an open mind. I defy anyone to do that and come to any conclusion other than this film depicts people who are the heart and soul of our democracy, the very essence of what makes this the world's greatest nation.

Viva Wigstock!


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