From Wikipedia: Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a 2001 American musical comedy-drama film based on the stage musical of the same name about a fictional rock band fronted by an East German transgender singer. The film was adapted and directed by John Cameron Mitchell, who also portrayed the title role. The music and lyrics are by Stephen Trask.
The musical has gathered a devoted cult following.
In 2001, the film won the Best Director and Audience Awards at the Sundance Film Festival as well as Best Directorial Debut from the National Board of Review, the Gotham Awards, and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Mitchell received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor and the Premiere magazine "Performance of the Year Award."
At the Nuart, as always, we'll be viewing a 35mm print. However, we also have the distinct pleasure of watching Sins O’ The Flesh reenact the movie LIVE as it plays above them! Buy tickets at the box office.