(Directors: Mocha Jean Herrup, Josephine Graven; 19 minutes, 1997)
What happens when a whisky-swilling, chain-smoking queer tries out for the University of Texas pom pom squad. “I don’t want to stand on the sidelines doing nothing, I want to stand on the sidelines doing something!”
Audience award winner at Cinematexas and Inside / Out Toronto; Director’s Choice Award at the Charlotte Film and Video Festival; Runner Up, Best Documentary, Cinematexas; Acquired by Northwest Airlines.
Screenings: Cinematexas, Toronto Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, San Francisco Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, South by Southwest, MIX: NYC, ImageOut in Rochester, NY, Reel Affirmations in Washington DC, Milwaukee Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival, WingSpan in Tuscon, AZ, She Came With the Rodeo in Atlanta, GA, Fatale Film Series in LA, CA, Women in the Director’s Chair at the Walker Art Center, Women in the Director’s Chair Chicago (Traveling Tour Selection), Santa Barbara Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, San Antonio Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Pittsburgh Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Amsterdam Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Turku Gay & Lesbian Film & Video Festival – Finland