Glennda and Camille Do Downtown

Glenn Belverio

1993 | 00:29:00 | United States | English | Color | Mono | 4:3 | Hi8 video

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: Activism, Comedy, Gender, LGBTQ, Performance, Politics, TV production, Television

In this video, Glennda Orgasm and social critic Camille Paglia walk the streets of downtown Manhattan and discuss the status of mainstream feminism in the early 1990s. They visit the Stonewall Inn, Washington Square Park, and a gay bookstore, and confront a group of anti-pornography protesters. 

An episode of Glennda and Friends, hosted by Glennda Orgasm and Camille Paglia. Featuring The Centaurians, Brian Roach, and Rennard Snowden.

"In the film Glennda and Camille Do Downtown, Ms. Paglia and the drag queen Glennda Orgasm face down anti-pornography demonstrators, shouting, 'Granola lesbian wimps! ...You people can go to hell! O.K.?"

— "Advertisements for Themselves", Wendy Steiner, The New York Times, November 1994

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Prizes + Awards

Best Short Documentary, Chicago Underground Film Festival, 1994

Exhibitions + Festivals

Sundance Film Festival, 1994