The Queen

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Decades before Paris Is Burning and Rupaul's Drag Race, this ground-breaking documentary about the 1967 Miss All-America Camp Beauty Pageant introduced competitive drag to the world, along with LGBT icon and activist Flawless Sabrina. Watch for Andy Warhol one of the pageant's judge.


Critic Reviews for The Queen

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

  • Whether pushing the camera close to the performers or zooming in from afar to survey them intimately, Simon captures the lavish life of theatrical imagination that inspires them and makes gender itself seem like an urgent performance.

    Jan 15, 2018 | Full Review…
  • The Queen is an extraordinary documentary

    May 9, 2005 | Full Review…
  • A hilarious behind-the-scenes look at the Miss All-American Camp Beauty Pageant... The Queen is one of the earliest queer-focused documentaries and includes famous faces like Andy Warhol mingling with drag queens like Crystal LaBeija.

    Mar 4, 2017 | Rating: A | Full Review…

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