Queer Horror kicks off Pride season with a 35mm screening of DROP DEAD
GORGEOUS! Continuing a year of women-centric programming, this Pride
special opens with a spectacular drag pageant featuring Portland’s
fiercest queens, all hosted by Portland’s premier drag clown Carla
Written by Lona Williams and directed by Michael Patrick
Jann, 1999’s DROP DEAD GORGEOUS follows Minnesotan teenage beauty queens
vying for the title of American Teen Princess – and the killer intent
on taking out the competition! Bringing together a jaw-droppingly
talented cast including Kirstie Alley, Kirsten Dunst, Ellen Barkin,
Allison Janney, Brittany Murphy, Denise Richards, Mindy Sterling, Nora
Dunn, Mo Gaffney, and the film debut of Amy Adams, DROP DEAD GORGEOUS is
an endlessly-quotable black comedy and a modern camp classic that
proves if looks can kill, laughter is twice as deadly.
Passes accepted: Guest Pass and Member Guest Pass.