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21st Century Nuns
Street protest tranvestite nuns perpetually indulge in this 1993 doc featuring Derek Jarman.
Documentary 1994 10 mins
Documentary about the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. The Sisters are an order of gay, male nuns, consisting of approximately 30 in Great Britain. Their work covers many areas including: safer sex education, protests and demonstrations, outreach to the gay community, and providing ritual to the gay population. Their goal is to "expiate all stigmatic guilt and promulgate universal joy..."
Derek Jarman appears in this film.
- Tom Stephan
- Derek Jarman
- United Kingdom
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