Queer Classics Funeral Parade of Roses
Sat 26 May 2018
Queer classics Funeral Parade of Roses yeca
Funeral Parade of Roses, 1969
“Why did you become a gay boy?” one of them is asked, perhaps by the director himself; the answer: “Because I like being a girl.”
Funeral Parade of Roses (Roses, in Japanese, being synonymous with the English use of ‘pansy’ as a homophobic slur) is a psychedelic quasi-documentary exploring Tokyo’s 1960s drag and trans culture. In this rarely screened, avant-garde masterpiece we get a glimpse into Japan’s incredible underbelly of the era.
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