Screenings and conversation
Portrait of Tyffanie Morgan. Photo: Becky Hinch Photography
Join us for screenings of Kingston Is Burning (1995, dir. James Fowler, 22 mins) and Miss Tyffanie: Extreme Close-Up (2008, dir. Sandra Jass, with Jessica Lindal & Matt MacLellan, 17 mins). Following the screenings, stay for in-person conversations with Jas Morgan and Tyffanie Morgan, as they look back at the making of the ﬁlms and reﬂect on drag history, fashion performance and queer activism in Kingston. Drag artists and community members are invited to attend and share their stories too. Snacks will be served.
The Historical Costume Ball Drag Show Fashion Pageant Spectacular launches a weeklong series of activities, in collaboration with the Centre for Teaching and Learning, Queen’s University. All programs are free and open to the public.