World Premiere/Festival Finale Screening : Shangela is Shook

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World Premiere/Festival Finale Screening : Shangela is Shook


Sunday Aug 18 07:00 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


General Admission: $15.00


About the Film:

Directed by Dekel Lazimi Lev and D.J. “Shangela” Pierce. USA. 2019. 96 min.

Part of Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival 2019
Presented by: Hawaiian Airlines
Screening followed by Q&A with Shangela/Festival Finale Party – Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand
When it comes to good laughs and good fun, Shangela (Rupaul’s Drag Race and A Star is Born) always delivers. “Shangela is Shook” is her newest self-written stand-up comedy show compiled from several performances on her 2018 global tour. A love letter to all her fans…get ready to see Shangela perform live musical numbers, hilarious impressions, and give an episode-by-episode behind the scenes exposè of All Stars 3. Prepare to laugh the house down as Shangela keenly and effortlessly showcases her comedic chops and entertaining storytelling with creativity, uniqueness, nerve and TALENT!

Guests in Attendance:

D.J. “Shangela” Pierce (Shangela is Shook)—Best recognized as the only contestant to compete on three seasons of the Emmy-award winning reality series RuPaul’s Drag Race. Shangela starred in the scene-stealing role as Lady Gaga’s drag mother in the film A Star Is Born. Shangela recently completed a 184-plus city international tour. She voiced the role of Donizete/Scarlet in the animated drag queen Netflix series Super Drags and recently launched her podcast. Pierce was named one of OUT Magazine’s “100 Most Compelling People.” In 2018, Shangela was honored with the Rising Star Award by the LGBT Music Festival for global contributions in performance and music and is currently touring the stand-up comedy show Shook.

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