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The Making of a King

Produced by Niccole Osborn
Los Angeles drag kings prove they can reign just as fierce as the queens.

Videos

Trailer

Overview

Genre
Anthropology, Lifestyle, and Arts
Synopsis

“The Making of a King” explores the relatively unknown subculture of drag kings in Los Angeles. While the current scene is overrun by drag queens, drag kings - female bodied and transgender entertainers - fight for equality within their own drag community. Breast binding, bald caps or wigs, application of facial hair, and detailed cosmetic facial contouring complete the elaborate pre-show transformation to create characters ranging from the boy next door to fantastical creatures. Inspired by Hollywood, their hand-made costumes are camera-ready down to the very last rhinestone.

Stage
in post-production

Credits

Production Details

Country
United States
Years of Production
3
Locations
Los Angeles, California Nashville, Tennessee New York, New York

Distribution Details

Language
English

Photos

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