The Sons of Tennessee Williams (2010)

Unrated   |    |  Documentary, Biography, History

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The Sons of Tennessee Williams charts the evolution of the gay Mardi Gras krewe scene over the decades, illuminating the ways in which its emergence was a seminal factor in the cause of gay liberation in the South.


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31 October 2011 | Louisianatboy
Excellent film!
As someone who grew up in the Big Easy, watching The Sons of Tennessee Williams, was exciting and emotional. The film captures what the carnival season means for so many of us who lived the magic of Mardi Gras every year. I loved how the film shows the extreme importance of family and culture from the time we were small children through adulthood. My friends will now understand how our carnival season is just as important to us as Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter or any other major holiday is important to them. The film accurately goes back in time to an era of injustice and discrimination. Go see this film with friends for a bit of New Orleans history that has been rarely portrayed in such a caring and loving way.

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$1,492 9 October 2011

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