still combative at 60

Rosa von Praunheim announces in his diary, "Im Jahre 2002 werde ich 60, auf keinen Fall weise oder leise, aber immer noch kämpferisch [In 2002 I will turn 60, in no way wiser or quieter, and definitely still combative]." An extraordinary career and a beautiful man. We just saw his latest completed film, "Tunten lügen nicht [Queens don't Lie]," at the New Festival just ended.

It was a delightful and "combative" film about four Berlin queens whose highly entertaining drag art is inseparable from their totally uncompromising and effective activism.

The film will now be going to Frameline in SF, Outfest in Philadelphia and other film festivals, according to Rosa.

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Published on June 17, 2002 2:27 PM.

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