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  • AMC Pacific Place 600 Pine St., #400 Seattle, WA 98101 (map)


Leilah Weinraub; 2017; USA; 71 min.

Leave your inhibitions at the door as the queens of SHAKEDOWN break it down for you in this festival circuit favorite. For 15 years, LA’s underground nightclub Shakedown created a haven for African-American lesbians to worship at the altar of Egypt, Jazmyne, and a team of gorgeous dancers assembled by founder Ronnie Ron. Director Leilah Weinraub’s mixtape-inspired love letter blends over a decade of explicit performance and backstage video footage with present-day intimate conversations to paint a portrait of a community—and preserve its history long after its dissolution.

Earlier Event: October 18
Later Event: October 19