!! OMG, new doc ‘VENUS ENVY’ details history of trailblazing Canadian drag club-kid art collective ‘The House Of Venus’ !!
The film about the legendary drag/club-kid art collective features appearances from everyone from Lady Bunny to Honey Dijion, Peaches to Candis Cayne and many other queer icons had its official World Premiere as the Closing Night Film at image+nation LGBTQ+ Film Festival in Montreal on Saturday.
A celebration of an underground movement of love, the film tells the unique story of the multi-dimensional Canadian artist collective known as “The House of Venus”. From their humble beginnings throwing DIY theme parties and fashion shows, to their journey of creating globally-renowned queer culture and community, it follows the members as they prepare for the 25th instalment of their performance and wearable art festival “WIGGLE”.
Up next, the film screens in Vancouver at the Rio Theatre on February 25th. Look out for a wide release via OutTV in 2024, and find the full trailer below!