Monday, July 18, 2011

"Alice" in The House of Eminence

NewFest and HarlemStage present

a screening of filmmaker Sheldon Larry's

Monday, July 25, 7:30pm

Leave It On the Floor tells the story of Brad, our hero, who is thrown out of his dysfunctional home by his mother, Deondra. He steals his mother's car and travels into Los Angeles where, through a chance encounter, Brad, a little like Alice in Wonderland, stumbles into a noisy raucous, chaotic event and meets the ragtag members of the struggling House of Eminence. Initially only looking for a place to sleep(and perhaps someone to sleep with), Brad ends up engaging with the colorful members of the house led by the indomitable house mother Queef Latina, herself an aging ball-legend and the fierce protectrice of her family. Laughter, tears, sex sirens, and butch queens up in pumps ensue and remarkably, Brad ends up finding an extraordinary home and loving, caring family in this, the strangest of places.

Watch the trailer.

Buy tickets.

HarlemStage Gatehouse
150 Convent Avenue
at West 135th Street across from Aaron Davis Hall
(directions)

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