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Jinkx Monsoon: Drag Becomes Him (2015)

Drag Becomes Him (original title)
Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 29 April 2015 (USA)
Drag Becomes Him provides an intimate glimpse inside the life of internationally acclaimed drag performer Jinkx Monsoon.

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Alex Berry
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Credited cast:
Jerick Hoffer ... Jinkx Monsoon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Benjimen Blair Benjimen Blair ... Sylvia O'Stayformore
Zan Gibbs Zan Gibbs ... Self
Deanne Hoffer Deanne Hoffer ... Self
Jacob Hoffer Jacob Hoffer ... Self
Melissa Hoffer Melissa Hoffer ... Self
Kevin Kauer Kevin Kauer ... Self
Marc Kenison ... Waxie Moon
Kenneth Lee Kenneth Lee ... Self
Brian Peters Brian Peters ... Mama Tits
RuPaul ... Self (archive footage)
Amanda Russel Amanda Russel ... Self
Nick Sahoyah Nick Sahoyah ... Self
Jessie Underhill Jessie Underhill ... Self
Michelle Visage ... Self
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Drag Becomes Him provides an intimate glimpse inside the life of internationally acclaimed drag performer Jinkx Monsoon. This raw and affectionate film follows the passionate pursuits that transformed a working class boy in a struggling family to an illustrious performer on a global stage. Influenced by a grandmother with charm school polish, Jerick Hoffer learned to fuse the sophistication of a southern belle with the crass behavior of a working girl. Jinkx Monsoon has what RuPaul describes as "a stage left, off center kind of quality." Drag Becomes Him follows Jinkx's trajectory from a small stage in Portland, Oregon through a growing career in Seattle to the relinquishing of the crown one year after winning RuPaul's Drag Race. Expanded from the acclaimed five-part web series of the same name, this cherished portrayal of Jinkx Monsoon peels back the layers on one of the brightest stars on the drag circuit. Written by Dual Power Productions

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An intimate documentary about Jinkx Monsoon


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Not Rated

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Amazing artist
19 July 2015 | by princexxxiiSee all my reviews

From a young queen in Portland Oregon, to a Seattle queen, to Americas next drag super star and beyond! It has been a pleasure to watch these events from a distance being part of the community in Portland. Jinx is an amazing artist all around. This film is a beautiful look at who he is at the heart of it all. The honest interviews with his family shine a light on the struggles faced by many and give hope for overcoming some of those struggles. There is a bright future ahead of this amazing artist and getting an intimate look and how he had gotten to this point is a gift that he had given us by opening and sharing his world for all to see.


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29 April 2015 (USA) See more »

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