The ball-busting, in-your-face and very gay musical Leave It On The Floor hits UK cinemas on August 2nd and then comes to DVD on September 24th, Peccadillo Pictures has now released the UK trailer for the movie, which busts a move and shows off the film’s insatiable energy.
If you’d like to know a bit more about the film, you can read our interview with director Sheldon Larry, who we chatted to when the film screened at the London Lesbian & Day Film Festival.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘High flying and low down, LEAVE IT ON THE FLOOR is a one of a kind celebration – a gay African-American musical about finding your true family.
‘In the spirit of PARIS IS BURNING, Sheldon Larry’s audacious, raunchy and big-hearted musical — with songs by BEYONCE’s music director Kim Burse and choreography by BEYONCE’s dance master Frank Gatson Jr. – takes us into the fabulously funky world of vogueing. Here the setting is contemporary downtown L.A. Our hunky, homeless hero Brad, discarded by his homophobic mother, falls in with the members of the ‘House of Eminence’, a troupe of wild and unforgiving dancers and artists ruled by the stern diva Queef Latina, who keeps a careful, loving watch over her makeshift family of runaways and throwaways. When two of her crew fall for Brad, the Queef is royally un-amused, and with a dance-off showdown fast approaching, things are going to get seriously heated. STEP UP and STREETDANCE move aside, there’s a new beat in town…’