THE BEAUTY PRESIDENT Short Film Competition

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“If a bad actor can be president, why not a good drag queen?” In 1992, Joan Jett Blakk made a historic bid for the White House as the first openly queer write-in candidate.

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Whitney Skauge is an award-winning filmmaker dedicated to diverse storytelling and representation. Their films act as an extension of social and political activism with hopes of helping audiences understand themselves and the world around them better.

Whitney Skauge
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Details

Country: USA

Year: 2021

Director: Whitney Skauge

Producer: Caley Shannon

Executive Producers: Ben Proudfoot, Abby Lynn Kang Davis, Dawn O'Keeffe

Director of Photography: Haley Watson

Editor: Whitney Skauge

Music: Khamani Hagood

Featuring: Terence Smith

Running Time (minutes): 10

Language: English

Accessibility: Closed Captions Available

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