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Friday, August 29 • 11:30pm - Saturday, August 30 •12:30am
Tamara W.

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"Tamara W." is an honest, stripped-down look into the world of voguing, escort business, ecstasy addiction, sexual abuse, and being a transgender girl. The documentary film is a compassionate portrait of Tamara Williams, a 23-year-old Bronx girl with fire in her heart, and too much life experience on her shoulders. In the film, Tamara recounts her life -- from her childhood and adolescence to her days as a ballroom diva and an out-of-control addict. Tamara tells her story openly and candidly. The disturbing experiences of her life have not been able to dispirit Tamara. She expresses herself by vogue dancing.

FILM SUBJECT: Tamara Williams
DIRECTOR: Marko Vuorinen

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MXvWbPPhII


Marko Vuorinen

Film's director, Finnish-born Marko Vuorinen (1974) is better known for his work as a documentary photographer and artist. "Tamara W." is Vuorinen's debut as a filmmaker. Vuorinen believes that there would be a lot less unjust judgement in the world if we would only force ourselves... Read More →

Friday August 29, 2014 11:30pm - Saturday August 30, 2014 12:30am
Living Room Theater 341 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

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