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Pride Film Series: "The Birdcage"
Pride Film Series: "The Birdcage"
WhenThursday, June 27, 2019, 6:30 – 8:29 PM
CategoriesAfter Five, Films
SponsorAmerican History Museum
Co-sponsorSmithsonian Theaters
VenueAmerican History Museum
Event LocationWarner Bros. Theater

In this remake of the classic French farce "La Cage aux Folles," engaged couple Val Goldman (Dan Futterman) and Barbara Keeley (Calista Flockhart) shakily introduce their future in-laws. Val's father, Armand (Robin Williams), a gay Miami drag club owner, pretends to be straight and attempts to hide his relationship with Albert (Nathan Lane), his life partner and the club's flamboyant star attraction, so as to please Barbara's father, controversial Republican Sen. Kevin Keeley (Gene Hackman).…
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