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Saturday, December 1 7:00pm

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Squeaky Wheel’s exhibition programs, residencies and events are made possible with generous support by the County of Erie and County Executive Mark Poloncarz, the National Endowment of the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and individual members, businesses, and supporters. Support Squeaky by becoming a member or donating to us here. ERIE_COUNTY_SEAL NYSCALogoGreen



Saturday, December 1, 7pm
@ Varsity Theatre (3165 Bailey Ave)
General $10 / Screening + After-party: $2

As Buffalo’s LGBTQ+ spaces face closings and erasure, Squeaky Wheel presents Leilah Weinraub’s SHAKEDOWN (2017). Documenting a series of Black lesbian dance and strip parties in the 2000s, Weinraub’s film is a tender, hilarious, and utopic portrait of a space and community. Join us at Varsity Theatre for the screening of this vital film with director and Hood by Air co-founder Leilah Weinraub in person, followed by a benefit party for Dreamland at Sweets Lounge.

Leilah Weinraub, Shakedown. 2017. Still courtesy Leilah Weinraub.

SHAKEDOWN presented in collaboration with Dreamland, Buffalo-Niagara LGBTQ History Project, Evergreen Health. Thanks to our sponsors at the Varsity Theatre, and Sweet Lounge.