Pridefest Preparations and Movie Night
Date: Saturday, May 26, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 2214 E Seminole St, Springfield, MO 65804
Join us for a night of Ozarks Pridefest preparations and movie night!
We'll start the evening with a button-making workshop, where you can create your own custom Pridefest button. Then, we'll settle in for a screening of the classic film "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar." This hilarious and heartwarming film follows three drag queens on a road trip to Hollywood. It's a great movie to watch with friends and family, and it's sure to get you in the mood for Pridefest!
What to Bring:
A pair of scissors (for the button-making workshop)
Your own beverage and snacks
About the Film:
"To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar" is a 1995 American road comedy film directed by Beeban Kidron and starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, and John Leguizamo as three New York City drag queens who embark on a road trip. The film's title refers to an iconic autographed photo of Julie Newmar that they carry with them on their journey. Newmar additionally appears in the film as herself.
The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $47 million worldwide. It was praised for its humor, heart, and positive portrayal of LGBTQ+ characters. "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar" is considered a classic of LGBTQ+ cinema, and it continues to be enjoyed by audiences of all ages.
Attitude is everything!
We hope to see you there!