Behind the Burly Q
By Leslie Zemeckis
Thu, Jul 22 - Sat, Jul 24, 7:30 pm; Sun, Jul 25, 4 & 6 pm
Burlesque and vaudeville acts were America's most popular form of live entertainment in the first half of the 20th century - until cinema drove them from the mainstream. To add insult to injury, the art of burlesque became vilified and misunderstood, and was largely left out of our cultural history. By telling the intimate and surprising stories from its golden age through the women (and men!) who lived it, Behind the Burly Q reveals the true story of burlesque, even as it experiences a new renaissance. (2010, 98 min, digital video)
Behind the Burly Q – 701 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103 – YBCA Screening Room
415-978-2787 or ybca.org
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Added by ybcapr on July 2, 2010