We Came to Sweat: The Legend of Starlite

We Came to Sweat: The Legend of Starlite

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Fri, Jul 25

4:30pm

We Came to Sweat: The Legend of Starlite
Kate Kunath, Sasha Wortzel, 2014
USA | Format: DCP | 70 minutes

World Premiere

Q&A with Kate Kunath and Sasha Wortzel

When Brooklyn’s oldest black gay bar, the Starlite Lounge, is faced with eviction, the community decides to fight back. Will they be able to save this pre-Stonewall safe haven? Or is gentrification unstoppable? Kate Kunath and Sasha Wortzel’s timely portrait of a community banding together to preserve their culture and history is a stirring must-see.

Series: NewFest 2014

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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