Stage Mother – LGBTQ+ film hits the big screen July 31

July 1, 2020

Stage Mother, a new LGBTQ+ film that will be released when cinemas reopen next month, will be the first UK film release to feature trans actress Mya Taylor since her award-winning debut in Tangerine.

The film ​tells the story of a conservative Texas mother (Jacki Weaver) who inherits her recently deceased son’s drag club in San Francisco and grows to understand his community while battling to save the venue he and his partner worked so hard for.

In this raucous, racy new environment, she begins to open up and find new meaning for her life, even becoming a mother-figure to the club’s flamboyant performers… until a surprise visit threatens to upend her new life.

Directed by Thom Fitzgerald (GLAAD Media-winning The Hanging Garden, and The Event and 3 Needles tackling the AIDS crisis), and starring drag icon Jackie Beat, Stage Mother hits cinemas on July 31 and everywhere onDemand August 21st.