McCardell Bicentennial Hall 220
276 Bicentennial Way
Middlebury, VT 05753
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Margot is a fabulous dresser who belts out tunes, interviews herself on TV, and dispenses safe-sex advice. Roxana is a Russian expatriate who is married to a Cuban fisherman and has a penchant for singing Russian songs while wearing opulent gowns. In the macho world of Cuban culture, Margot Parapar and Roxana Rojo stand out-they are two of the country’s best-known drag queens.

In his debut film, MASKS, Cuban filmmaker Lázaro J. González González takes an anthropological approach to documenting Margot and Roxana. We watch Ríubel Alarcón and Pedro Manuel González, in their respective cities of Havana and Santa Clara, as they go through the process of transforming themselves for the stage while discussing their personal evolutions, the fight for equality and respect and the trials and dangers that lie ahead.

Sponsored by:
Portuguese; Spanish Department

Contact Organizer

Hanta, Karin
(802) 443 - 5937