THE FRINGES OF BURLESQUE
The Fringes of Burlesque is a short documentary film about the other side of burlesque. Fringe is defined as a person who doesn’t fit in. Director Jack Truman and burlesque legend Opal Dockery travel the country and interview burlesque dancers young and old to show the unconventional side of burlesque. A shocking, eye-opening documentary, The Fringes of Burlesque opens the audience’s eyes to a life less travelled.
Jack Truman ~ USA
Categories: Educational & Documentary, Queer
FILM MAKER STATEMENT:
My Mother Opal was a burlesque dancer for over 20 years. I grew up in that environment. It is important for the world to know about this unknown life.
ABOUT FILM MAKER:
Director Jack Truman is a 35 year veteran of the entertainment industry. An award winning actor, director, writer, producer and filmmaker, he has also appeared in major television series and major motion pictures. As a filmmaker, his independent films have screened at over 500 film festivals to date. Truman is a college professor, author of the book No Budget Filmmaking and Founder of the Holly Weird Film Festival in Los Angeles, California.