THE (ART) OF BE(I)NGDirected by JB Ghuman Jr.
Cast: Dexter Mayfield, Lady Tigra, Tammie Brown, Colton Ford, Cazwell, Saturn Rising, Sabi, Jessyca Ghuman, Stevie Boi, Mariqueen Reznor, Drew Bird, Sydi Scurlark, Timothy Wollaston, Rush Davis, Jarome Hollingsworth, Claire Curameng, Danny Axel, Sean Patrick Parnel, Hillary Tuck, iRAWniQ, JB Ghuman Jr., Jake Shears, Mayhem Miller
JB Ghuman’s visually luscious, sonically sumptuous piece of multidimensional storytelling blew minds at Sundance 2019. It is an onslaught of art, pop culture, and queer aesthetics that disturbs and liberates the viewer, while also being a transfixing meditation on self-creation. Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters), Mariqueen Reznor (NIN), Mayhem Miller (RuPaul’s Drag Race), The Lady Tigra, Colton Ford, Saturn Rising, Hillary Tuck, iRAWniQ, and many others are with you for the stunning ride.
Hailing from Miami Beach, JB Ghuman Jr. was an avid break-dancer infused with a passion for poetry and art. Later, Ghuman moved to Hollywood, winning the Tribeca Film Festival’s Audience Award for his first feature film Spork (which he both wrote and directed), that also closed the 2010 Outfest Los Angeles. Ghuman is now focused on teaching his art-therapy class, #ThaExpressionists, via Youth Policy Institute in Central LA.
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