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Saturday, August 30 • 11:30pm - Sunday, August 31 •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.


CAST & CREW
FILM SUBJECT: Tamara Williams
DIRECTOR: Marko Vuorinen

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

Directors
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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 to stop, sit down, and hear each other's life stories. Vuorinen believes in the power of sharing life stories. Vuorinen works mainly between New York City and his home... Read More →



Saturday August 30, 2014 11:30pm - Sunday August 31, 2014 12:30am
Living Room Theater 341 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

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